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22 September 2017

Odour risk ‘greatly reduced’ at Path Head landfill

The Environment Agency has claimed that the potential for odour arising from the Path Head landfill site, owned by Suez, has 'greatly reduced'. The Agency has said that the company’s efforts to tackle odour at the site have “progressed well” since issues were detected in 2016. In February last year, Suez received ...

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With Recycle Week less than a week away, councils around the country are preparing for the week-long event to raise awareness of recycling and waste issues. Taking place between 25 September and 1 October, Recycle Week is ...

Birmingham city council's refuse collection workers will suspend strike action, following a High Court ruling over redunancies yesterday (20 September). Trade union Unite, which represents the workers, announced that the High ...

Tesco has announced ‘ground-breaking’ partnerships with suppliers, which will involve the publication of food waste data throughout the supply chain. The retailer has announced partnership agreements with 24 of its largest ...

The volume of waste collected by local authorities in London could rise by up to 1 million tonnes per year if the population grows as expected over the next three decades. This is among the headline figures in a report published ...

Two men have suffered serious injuries in a gas explosion at an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Nottinghamshire today (20 September), emergency services have said. The incident occurred at a site operated by food waste recycler...

Veolia officially reopened the plastic milk bottle reprocessing plant in Dagenham yesterday (19 September), which the company has said will produce around 10,000 tonnes of high quality food grade HDPE pellets annually. The ...

Planned changes to the way that fees for compliance with environmental permitting regulations are assessed have been pushed back to 2018, the Environment Agency has confirmed. The Agency has been considering changes to its ...

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