Waste Management Thursday 27 April 2017
Veolia and Renault RCV 27 April 2017

Renault works with Veolia on high-vision RCV

Renault Trucks has unveiled a low-entry, high-vision refuse collection vehicle with the first of its type going to Veolia for work in urban areas. Unveiling the vehicle earlier this week, Renault said that the RCV has a “class-...

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26 April 2017

News in Brief (26/04/2017)

 

With news on: WRAP's AD liner guidance; Bexley's garden waste scheme; Powerday's employment scheme delegate; Waltham Forest's Repair Cafe; and, E H Hassell provides material handler to Top Gear.

XR 26 April 2017

Untha unveils third generation of XR shredders

 

Austrian shredder manufacturer Untha has launched the third generation of its XR series of waste shredders. The XR shredder line, which can be used to process a range of materials including waste wood for biomass fuel or in refuse...

Hull 26 April 2017

Hull seeks long-term waste provider after contract collapse

 

Hull city council has approved plans to appoint a long term contractor to process the city’s residual waste after the collapse of its contract with Impetus Waste Management in November 2016. Impetus had signed a 10-year contract...

26 April 2017

Businesses fined in China waste export case

 

Two businesses have been ordered to pay £136,000 in fines and costs following a case over the alleged illegal export of waste materials prosecuted by Natural Resource Wales (NRW). The case which concluded at Caernarfon Crown ...

25 April 2017

Edinburgh invests £9 million in waste hub

 

The city of Edinburgh council has announced the opening of a £9 million depot for its waste collection and street cleansing operations at Seafield. The depot and transfer station will increase efficiency by ...

25 April 2017

Director fined over illegal waste storage

 

The owner of a waste disposal business in Cornwall has been ordered to pay almost £80,000 in fines and costs for illegally storing and treating waste at a site near Penzance, in a case brought by the Environment Agency. Leslie ...

baler 25 April 2017

Mick George invests in Aries baler at St Ives site

 

Cambridgeshire-based waste management firm Mick George has invested in an Aries 115 Twin Ram Baler at its St. Ives Recycling Centre, near Huntingdon. The company, which provides waste services to the commercial, industrial and ...

fire 25 April 2017

Biffa suffers fire at Cardiff waste transfer station

 

Waste management and recycling firm Biffa suffered a fire at its Bessemer Close waste transfer station in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, which broke out yesterday afternoon (24 April). Biffa has confirmed that the fire – which ...

Mid UK 24 April 2017

Mid UK supplies waste wood for Sheffield biomass facility

 

East Midlands-based waste management and recycling firm Mid UK Recycling has delivered its first load of waste-derived biomass wood chip to a £30m energy facility in Sheffield. The company has been handed a ten-year contract to ...

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