WEEE Tuesday 25 April 2017
21 April 2017

News in Brief (21/04/2017)

With news on: CIWM visits Beddington ERF; B&M’s prestigious health and safety award; Blue Scotland open day;; ISL awarded WISHNI Ambassador; and, Recycling campaign offers electrical equipment vouchers.


With the latest news on issues affecting the WEEE sector. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


18 July 2016

WEEE fraudster handed seven-year prison sentence


A man convicted of committing waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) evidence fraud worth up to £2.2 million was handed a seven year and six month jail sentence at Leeds Crown Court on Friday (July 15).

22 June 2016

Demand change in WEEE market hits council collections


A fall in demand for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) evidence has impacted on the collection of material from local authority civic amenity sites. As a consequence of the demand change, Bexley council is believed ...

17 June 2016

Councils should ‘exploit’ HWRC trade waste income


Local authorities should seek to ‘exploit’ the financial opportunity presented by accepting trade waste at household waste recycling centres (HWRCs), a waste consultant has claimed. The comments came from Paul Morgan, ...

9 June 2016

News in Brief (09/06/2016)


News on: WRAP Cymru holds food waste talks; lamp recycling service extended; Scottish Recycle Week announced; government policy warning; and Neath side waste policy.

7 June 2016

Q1 WEEE data shows rising collection rate


Collection data for the first quarter of 2016 published by the Environment Agency shows that the UK has made progress towards meeting its WEEE recycling target for the year. The provisional data, which has been available via ...

3 June 2016

Appointments round-up (03/06/2016)


News on: Two new Ellgia directors; Axion appoints operations manager; Jaume Escoriza joins Luxus; New Recolight directors, and; Untha appoints shredder specialist.

31 May 2016

News in Brief (31/05/2016)


With news on: Oxfordshire pupils celebrate accolade; Thurtle's online booking launched; Liverpool recycling centre recognised; Schools chosen for recycling campaign; and power plant project progresses.

24 May 2016

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. ...

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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