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17 May 2019

Aberdeenshire confirms three-weekly waste plans

Aberdeenshire council has reinstated plans to overhaul its waste collection service, with a move to three-weekly residual waste collections. The service changes, agreed by the council’s Infrastructure Services Committee this week, are designed to “push up recycling rates and send less to landfill”. Three-weekly ...

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Alongside a packed conference schedule and a full programme of vehicle and equipment demos, next week’s inaugural Letsrecycle Live show also offers great networking opportunities through a host of social features. The ...

Jail sentences and charges have been imposed at Cambridge Crown Court for illegal activities at a wood recycling site near St Neots, Cambridgeshire. The case, brought by the Environment Agency, saw one man, James Mervyn ...

OPINION: What can be done to further improve the participation and progression of women in the recycling and waste industry? Dr Tracey Leghorn, human resources director at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, gives her thoughts on this topical issue...

With news on: BHS unveils AI powered sorting machine; SiteZone Safety launches new arm; Advetec teams up with UNTHA; Hallamshire achieves ISO accreditation BHS ...

CS Recycling managing director Craig Curtis has been elected as the president of The Recycling Association, replacing the outgoing Adrian Jackson. Mr Curtis, who was previously a director of the Association, has been with CS ...

Waste management teams are being reminded not to miss out on their chance to register for the annual National Refuse Championships in Weston-Super-Mare, which is taking place next month. There are still a few places left for the ...

Reprocessing industry trade body, The Resource Association, has highlighted a need to ‘continue to develop markets’ for recycled materials, in its response to the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy consultations. And...

Some of the waste industry’s best-known equipment and vehicle manufacturers are finalising their preparations for next week’s Letsrecycle Live trade show. The inaugural event takes place across 22-23 May, at Stonleigh Park, ...

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has called for Defra to keep packaging recycling targets for wood at a ‘high’ level, following proposals for targets up to 2030. The call formed a part of the WRA’s response to Defra...

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The participation and progress of women in waste

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