Waste Management Sunday 22 January 2017
Sheffield Town Hall. Councillors agreed to terminate the Veolia contract Picture Shahid Khan: Shutterstock 19 January 2017

Sheffield councillors vote to end 35-year Veolia contract

Councillors in Sheffield have voted in favour of a motion to pursue an early end to the city council’s 35-year waste services contract with Veolia from April 2018, with a view to securing a ‘new and improved’ contract. At a ...

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London-based waste management firm Bywaters has taken delivery of two 3.5 tonne cage-tipper vehicles to provide a ‘rapid response’ collection service. The vehicles, which have been designed to reach customers ‘as soon as ...

Non-preferential creditors of New Earth Solutions Group could receive a dividend of between 4-8 pence for every pound invested in the waste business, a report by administrators has suggested. According to a progress report by ...

Slough borough council is continuing work to take its waste and recycling service in-house, when its existing contract with Amey expires in November 2017. Councillors were offered an update on progress made in setting up a Local ...

EXCLUSIVE: Environment Agency data shows Essex county council landfilled 213,000 tonnes of household waste in 2015/16 – with the long-term future of output from the Basildon MBT plant still to be decided. The authority has yet ...

With news on: Scotland wins Circular Economy award; B&M Waste plants trees to reduce carbon footprint; Mick George offers online commercial waste service; Biffa awarded highest ever safety rating, and; Courtauld Commitment signatories to ...

With news on: NLWA urges millennials to recycle; Alupro to sponsor women’s competitive cycling team; Barnsley introduces ‘residents only' HWRC permit scheme; Totus in Guernsey RDF deal, and; Simply Cups to recycle Smart Planet Technologies...

Options to ‘reshape’ waste and resources policy are being considered as part of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ 25-year environment plan, minister Thérèse Coffey has indicated. The Department is ...

A Welsh waste business has been fined £180,000 after a worker had to have both legs amputated when he was run over by a shovel loader at a landfill site in Powys. Sundorne Products (Llanidloes) Ltd pleaded guilty to breaching ...

Cherwell and Derby are among local authorities issuing guidance to residents this week on how to recycle real and artificial Christmas trees after the festive season. And, retailer B&Q has commented to letsrecycle.com that most ...

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