Waste Management Saturday 13 February 2016
PandaTrucks__2_ 9 February 2016

Panda agrees to buy Ireland’s Greenstar

Ireland is set to see significant consolidation within its waste management industry, with the announcement that Panda is to acquire most of rival firm Greenstar. The board of Greenstar announced today (February 9) that a ...

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Mr Wincott says education is needed to reduce contamination 11 February 2016

Fife contamination ‘not linked’ to residual reduction

 

Fife council in the east of Scotland has repeated a call to residents to reduce contamination in recycling loads, having been blighted by a long-running issue with non-target materials in bins. In a statement, the council said...

The Peterborough ERF is the latest of Viridor's energy from waste plants to come online 11 February 2016

Viridor EfW growth ‘strong’ in end of year forecast

 

Strong investment in energy from waste at Viridor is boosting Pennon Group’s performance according to a trading update published today. In the update, ahead of its full year results for the year ended 31 March 2016, Pennon Group...

doncaster 10 February 2016

Man jailed for failing to repay waste crime proceeds

 

A landowner who failed to recoup proceeds relating to illegal activities that took place on sites at Pollington and Doncaster between 2008 and 2010 has been jailed for a year. Robert Spencer of Oak Farm, Doncaster, was yesterday ...

AEB's waste incinerator in Amsterdam. The Netherlands is one of the largest importers of RDF produced in the UK 10 February 2016

Commission looks to ‘even distribution’ for EfW capacity

 

The European Commission is to look at ways of utilising surplus energy from waste capacity on the continent, in order to end some Member States’ dependence on landfill. If realised, the plans could potentially mean that there is...

Paldeep-Bhatti-Kent-Resource-Partnership-Manager crop 10 February 2016

Appointments round-up (10/02/2016)

 

With news on: Paldeep Bhatti to take lead at Kent Resource Partnership; Ray Burberry to retire from WAMITAB, and; Andigestion appoints business development manager.

Households in Daventry may be in line for a new recycling and waste collection system from 2018 9 February 2016

Daventry to vote on recycling overhaul

 

Councillors in the Northamptonshire borough of Daventry will vote on Thursday (11 February) on proposals to overhaul the council’s waste and recycling collection system. Plans to shake-up the existing collection regime are being...

waste data launch 9 February 2016

Government urged to act on waste data transparency

 

The author of a Ricardo-AEA report on waste data has claimed it would be “naïve” for government to rely on voluntary initiatives alone in providing more transparent waste data reporting. Unveiling the consultancy’s ‘Waste...

Images of Shanks' Wakefield plant 9 February 2016

News in brief (09/02/2016)

 

With news on: Shanks and Machinex partner on sorting systems; Lumicom handles WEEE for Scotland roads project; PK Safety provides PPE to Smart Solutions; Suez receives 'outstanding' BREEAM status, and; Viridor installs two Eriez suspended magnets...

Conwy could become the first council in Wales to switch to a four weekly waste collection system 8 February 2016

Conwy looks to four-weekly refuse collections

 

Conwy could become the first council in Wales to move to four-weekly collections of refuse, if approved by the authority in the coming weeks. The proposal, which has been put to the authority’s scrutiny committee, could soon be ...

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