Waste Management Thursday 30 July 2015
Teh review forms part of a wider project looking at the health impacts of municipal waste incinerator emissions 29 July 2015

Incinerator impact on births ‘warrants further study’

No major association between waste incinerator emissions and adverse birth defects have so far been reported, according to a review of 14 previous studies of the issue, but existing evidence is “inconclusive” academics claim.

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The worker had parked his van at the Totternhoe Metal Recycling when the incident happened 30 July 2015

Metal recycler fined over worker hand injury

 

A recycling firm in Bedfordshire has been fined £12,000 after a worker lost the top of his thumb whilst delivering waste metal. Totternhoe Metal Recycling Ltd (TMR) was also ordered to pay over £2,000 in costs following the ...

DHL will introduce the £48 collection charge from August 1 2015 29 July 2015

DHL introduces business WEEE collection charge

 

DHL Envirosolutions will introduce a £48 charge for business WEEE collections through its ‘123 Recycle for Free’ partnership service from August due to “regulation changes and increased administration burdens”, the logistics and ...

Thurrock is now redirecting its recyclables from Tilbury Docks to Canning Town in East London 28 July 2015

Thurrock ‘let down’ as Suez closes Nordic MRF

 

EXCLUSIVE: Suez Environnement has today (July 28) confirmed the closure of a 100,000 tonnes-per-year capacity MRF in Tilbury Docks, owned by its subsidiary Nordic Recycling. The move has hit Essex-based Thurrock council, a MRF ...

Elmbridge council is due to initiate the contract in June 2017 28 July 2015

Surrey lines up shortlist for £100m collection contract

 

Biffa and Suez Environnement have been confirmed as two of five firms shortlisted to provide refuse and recycling collections on behalf of four councils in Surrey, letsrecycle.com can reveal. FCC Environment is also ...

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Fire destroys East Northants’ recycling fleet

 

A fleet of six recycling and waste collection vehicles used to collect waste on behalf of East Northamptonshire council was destroyed in a fire at contractor Kier’s depot in Chelveston early on Saturday morning (July 25). ...

Protestors marched on Cardiff City Hall to return their new wheeled bins last week 27 July 2015

Cardiff collection overhaul underway

 

Changes to the way refuse is collected in Cardiff come into effect today (July 27), as the city council strives to meet the 58% recycling target set by the Welsh Government. Residents living in ‘bag areas’ of the city will now...

Businesses are among those who have a legal obligation to deal with their waste responsibly 27 July 2015

Government consults on revised Duty of Care guidance

 

A revised code of practice setting out how anyone managing controlled waste has a ‘Duty of Care’ to deal with it responsibly has been launched for consultation in England and Wales today (July 27). The document provides ...

Somerset Waste Partnership is to assess the possibility of four weekly waste collections 27 July 2015

Somerset considers four-weekly refuse collections

 

Householders in Somerset could see their refuse collected just once every four weeks under a further assessment of waste and recycling collections being considered by the Somerset Waste Partnership. The option could build on the...

A report has called for a revised strategy for tackling waste crime in Northern Ireland 24 July 2015

Northern Ireland waste growth continues

 

The amount of municipal waste arisings collected by local authorities in Northern Ireland has increased every quarter for the last two years, data published by the Department of Environment indicates. However the figures, which ...

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