Waste Management Sunday 4 December 2016
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Northern Ireland councils at 42% recycling in 2015/16

Councils in Northern Ireland achieved a 42.2% municipal recycling and composting rate in 2015/16, according to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs. Published yesterday (1 December), the ...

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Waste and resources firm Veolia has unveiled its 2016 Apprentices of the Year at a special ceremony in the Houses of Parliament. The annual event, now in its second year, sees some of the company’s 350 apprentices recognised for...

With news on: North Somerset contract, Bigbelly success in Rugby; Machinex launches new website; Landfill programme in £290k boost to communities, and; Tamar pioneers closed-loop food waste system

Defra under secretary Lord Gardiner of Kimble has offered an insight into the government’s position on the EU’s Circular Economy Package, indicating that the government may be open to adopting some measures set out by Brussels

A number of waste trade associations have joined together to lobby the Environment Agency over the latest version of its Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guidance. The Wood Recyclers Association, the Tyre Recovery Association, the ...

Investor interest in advanced conversion technologies (ACTs) – such as gasification – could see a ‘revival’, despite set-backs in the roll-out of the technology in recent years, consultancy Eunomia claims. In a market ...

Waste management firm Biffa has posted its half-year financial results for 2016/17 - revealing a “strong performance” based on its recent acquisition of Cory’s municipal contracts in the summer. The business recorded £71 ...

With news on: Marston's contract, J&B Recycling turnover; Welsh Government landfill visit; Warwickshire's Christmas reuse appeal, and; MRWA health and wellbeing recognition   UKWSL wins three-...

The Somerset Waste Partnership will decide next month whether to roll out three-weekly residual waste collections to households from autumn 2017. If agreed, residents in Mendip, Sedgemoor, South Somerset, Taunton Deane and West ...

The charity WasteAid UK is launching a festive fundraiser scheme to help people reduce their environmental impact through buying a secondhand, rather than new, Christmas jumper. UPDATE: December 2 - the ...

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