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17 May 2017

Obligation data offers clearer picture of 2017 packaging targets

Data published this week has confirmed that packaging recycling targets for 2017 look largely on course to be met by the end of the year, with performance in steel, paper and wood ahead of schedule. Obligation data which was made ...


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24 May 2017

LSS invests in Liebherr loaders and telehandler


Leeds-based waste firm LSS Waste Management has completed a £400,000 investment in two Liebherr 550 loading shovels and a Liebherr TL441-7 telehandler to handle an increase in tonnages at its Cross Green facility. The new ...

12 May 2017

WRA and Agency to assess hazardous wood waste


The Wood Recyclers Association (WRA) and the Environment Agency are collaborating to assess the definition of ‘hazardous’ waste wood, following concerns over the use of lower grade material as biomass fuel. At present waste ...

11 May 2017

Dry weather impacts green waste tonnages


A number of organics recyclers have reported a reduction in tonnages of green waste into their sites in recent weeks, thought to have been caused by the prolonged period of dry weather across the country. According to the MET ...

28 April 2017

Q1 packaging data shows plastic, steel and wood rise


Latest packaging recycling data published this week has suggested that processing of plastics, wood and steel has increased in the first quarter of 2017, compared to the same period 12 months earlier. The provisional data, ...

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...

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 ...

Blackburn Meadows 7 April 2017

Sheffield awarded funding to expand heat network


Sheffield council has been awarded £5.7 million in funding by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to support the expansion of the city’s district heating network which uses heat from the Sheffield energy ...

FareShare 5 April 2017

News in Brief (05/04/2017)


With news on: Miles Smith's FareShare partnership; GHS’ refurbished baler; Repic launches WEEE campaign; Welsh minister visits Viridor’s ERF; Recycle Now and Wastebuster launch campaign; and, FERCELL installs dust extraction system.

4 April 2017

Eco completes Parley biomass EfW plant


Eco Sustainable Solutions, the organics and wood waste reprocessing company, has completed work on its £6 million combined heat and power (CHP) plant in West Dorset. The plant ...

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