Waste Management Sunday 25 June 2017
23 June 2017

‘Horrific’ deaths prompt HSE machinery warning

Recent incidents resulting in the deaths of two workers within the waste and recycling sector have prompted the Health and Safety Executive to issue a strong reminder about the need to take note of machinery guidance. Describing ...

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23 June 2017

W&S to keep Oxfordshire HWRC contract

 

W&S Recycling has won a £27 million seven-year contract from Oxfordshire county council which means that the Dorset-based contractor will continue to run nearly all of the council’s household waste recycling centres. The ...

court 22 June 2017

Suspended sentence handed out for illegal waste operation

 

A landowner in Wiltshire has been given a suspended prison sentence for unlawfully treating waste on his land near Cricklade. Robert Cooper, 78, of Hicks Leaze Farm, Chelworth was sentenced at Swindon Magistrates Court earlier ...

21 June 2017

Waste groups reach out to Gove over resource strategy

 

The resource and waste management Trade Association Group (TAG) – which brings together bodies from across the sector – has called for Environment Secretary Michael Gove to prioritise resource efficiency in his new role. ...

21 June 2017

LWARB launches circular route map

 

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched a route map to ‘accelerate’ London’s transition to becoming a circular city including boosting reuse and remanufacturing. LWARB board member, councillor Bassam ...

20 June 2017

Essex and Urbaser Balfour Beatty set for court case

 

Essex county council and its waste infrastructure contractor Urbaser Balfour Beatty have failed to reach agreement over contractual issues and now a court hearing is on the cards. The authority confirmed today (20 June) that ...

20 June 2017

Rivenhall EfW gains draft environmental permit

 

The proposed Rivenhall energy from waste plant in Essex has been issued a draft environmental permit after the developer agreed on a higher chimney stack. And, today (20 June) the Environment Agency issued a consultation on a full...

19 June 2017

Elmbridge calls joint contract service ‘unacceptable’

 

Elmbridge borough council in Surrey today (19 June) described the state of its new waste collection contract as “wholly unacceptable”. Contractor Amey started work on the waste and recycling contract on 3 June – Elmbridge is...

16 June 2017

Adam Read to succeed Gev Eduljee at Suez UK

 

One of the UK’s most well known waste and recycling consultants, Dr Adam Read, is to succeed resource and recycling expert Dr Gev Eduljee, who is to retire from his post as Suez external affairs director. Dr Read, a practice ...

16 June 2017

RDF exporter secures long-term UK orders from CoGen

 

A long-term contract estimated at the supply of 1.5 million tonnes of waste as RDF for energy recovery in the UK, has been awarded to the UK subsidiary of Dutch firm N+P. Initially the agreement will involve the contract for the ...

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