WEEE Wednesday 25 May 2016
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Shanks confirms interest in Van Gansewinkel

Milton Keynes-based waste management Shanks, which has waste operations in the UK and in Holland and Belgium, today asked for its shares to be suspended while it considers buying continental competitor, Van Gansewinkel Groep BV. ...


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Refood 4 May 2016

News in Brief (04/05/16)


With news of: EnviroGrant anniversary; Dementia friendly recycling; new legal service for the waste sector; Reading collecting electricals kerbside, and; ReFood design competition winners.

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Veolia plans Shropshire TV dismantling plant


Veolia has revealed plans to convert a disused warehouse at one of its Shropshire sites into a recycling facility for flat screen TVs and other waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE). The facility would be located at ...

MBA Polymers' plant at Kematen, Austria will produce the blended polycarbonate and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene pellets 21 April 2016

MBA Polymers to process WEEE plastic


MBA Polymers is to begin production of a blended polycarbonate (PC) and acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) polymer product, produced using plastic recovered from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), the company reports.

Non-permitted sites crushing more than 2 tonnes of lamps will need to apply for a permit to do so, under rule changes being brought in by Defra 7 April 2016

Defra moves to clarify rules on lamp crushing


Companies crushing fluorescent tube lamps containing mercury may have to apply for a permit to do so, under new rules being brought in by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) from 2017. Last month, the ...

(L-R) Graeme Milne and Bill Griffiths have both departed Viridor in recent weeks 1 April 2016

Shake-up at Viridor sees two senior staff depart


Two senior staff members have departed Viridor as the waste management firm continues consolidating its UK recycling sites. Bill Griffiths is understood to be leaving his role as Viridor’s national ...

UNTHA's XR mobile shredding unit 31 March 2016

Equipment news round-up (31/03/2016)


With news on: UNTHA mobil-e to debut at IFAT; WEEE circuit board separator developed; Leeds installs Bigbelly bins, and; Scottish plant-hire firm launched.

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Increased 2016 WEEE targets confirmed


The Department for Business has opted to increase its proposed WEEE collection targets for 2016 following the release of household WEEE collection data.

Defra's Nobel House headquarters, from where future policy on ELVs and WEEE will be coordinated 24 March 2016

WEEE & ELV policy transfers from BIS to Defra


Business Secretary Sajid Javid and Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss have agreed that the Environmental Regulation team will transfer from BIS to Defra, under changes that will come into effect on 1 April. The ...

fr Weee pile shore recycling scotland lscape 2 March 2016

Agency finds higher 2015 WEEE collection rate


Figures published by the Environment Agency suggest that collections of WEEE carried out during 2015 may have been higher than previously assumed.

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