Waste Management Tuesday 3 May 2016
Councillor Paul Fuller with the new collection methods (photo: Isle of Wight council) 3 May 2016

Amey rolls out new waste service across Isle of Wight

Services provider Amey has this week begun the roll out of a new collection system for residual waste and recyclables across the Isle of Wight, as part of a 25-year Environmental Services contract with the island authority. The ...

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Edinburgh 3 May 2016

Edinburgh reports recycling rise after service change

 

Edinburgh has seen the volume of dry recycling from households increase by up to 29% in some areas alongside a 51% increase in separate food waste collections during 2015/16, according to the city council. The increases over the ...

Launch of the Local Green Points scheme in King's Lynn and West Norfolk (l-r): Representative from Hospital Radio Lynn; Representative from Scotty’s Little Soldiers; Graham Simmonds, Managing Director of Local Green Points; Councillor Brian Long, Cabinet Member for Environment; Representative from Mind; Representative from the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn 29 April 2016

King’s Lynn and West Norfolk to roll out recycling incentives

 

King’s Lynn and West Norfolk has become the latest council to sign up to Local Green Points’ incentive scheme to encourage householders to recycle. Due to be rolled out next month, the West Norfolk Recycling Rewards will see ...

Castle Products' plant in Cardiff 29 April 2016

Castle achieves End of Waste status for APC residue

 

Waste treatment firm Castle Environmental has revealed that it has achieved End of Waste status for the washed fines aggregates product it manufactures from Air Pollution Control residues (APCr). The announcement has prompted the ...

Pictures courtesy of West Midlands Fire Service 28 April 2016

Weir Waste hit by ‘severe’ fire at Oldbury site

 

Weir Waste Services has suffered a fire in a storage area at its flagship waste facility at Trinity Street, Oldbury, involving a reported 200 tonnes of waste paper and plastic. A member of the public alerted West Midlands Fire ...

RDF export figures for early 2016 suggest the market is continuing to grow 27 April 2016

RDF exports see strong start to 2016

 

Exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from the UK have shown a strong start to the year, with more than 600,000 tonnes of material sent to Europe during January and February, the latest provisional Environment Agency data suggests.

garden-waste truck Lewisham 27 April 2016

Lewisham to roll out new collection system

 

As one of London’s worst boroughs for recycling, Lewisham is hoping to improve rates to more than 30% through weekly food waste collections and a reduced refuse service. The south-east London borough holds the lowest recycling ...

Tegos headquarters - Germany 26 April 2016

Tegos takes over supply of enwis software

 

An IT system aimed at consolidating and simplifying software used by UK industry – including the waste sector – is now being provided by German-owned distributor Tegos, rather than Paris-based Prodware SA. The ‘enwis)’ ...

Viridor's Calne landfill site in Wiltshire is being restored to a 25 April 2016

Viridor’s Calne landfill site accepts final load

 

Calne landfill site in Wiltshire has taken its final load of waste after almost 25 years in operation and has now entered its ‘aftercare’ phase, site operator Viridor announced on Friday (April 22). In operation since 1992...

Stockton Borough Council's new bin lorries at the Cowpen Lane Depot in Billingham 22 April 2016

Recycling income warning in Stockton review

 

Stockton-on-Tees council is to review its kerbside waste collection in a drive to improve the authority’s 26.6% recycling rate. Included in the review will be an assessment of costs and income with scrutiny of potential costs ...

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