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14 October 2019

Queen confirms plans for Environment Bill

Her Majesty Queen today confirmed in her speech to Parliament that environmental measures on a number of fronts are to be included in the government’s programme for the next Parliamentary session – and she mentioned "plastic pollution". While the question of delivery by the current government of the proposals remains open in...

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Strong warnings are being sounded by the UK’s recovered paper sector that rebates to retailers and local authorities are having to be slashed for used cardboard. And the concerns come as the paper division president of the ...

This year’s rising stars of the waste and recycling industry have been shortlisted and announced within the 35-under-35 Awards. The 35 listed for 2019 come from across the recycling and waste sector and have been named as “...

EXCLUSIVE: Local authorities should not be concerned about losing money if a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) is implemented, Labour’s Shadow Waste and Recycling Minister has told letsrecycle.com. He also supports ...

Dover and Folkestone & Hythe district councils have this month begun a joint procurement process for an eight-year collections contract, which has been valued at an estimated £56 million. The new contract for the two councils...

Cornwall council has extended the procurement process for its waste and recycling collection contract after the local authority failed to receive an affordable bid. The authority’s cabinet was told that the process for finding a...

Suez UK is to introduce an automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system at all civic amenity sites in Greater Manchester, to clamp down on trade waste “abuse”. The plans come under part of Suez’s £1 billion contract ...

With news on; Sackers wins UK Power Networks contract; Vegware launches courier recycling service; Kings Lynn signs Courtauld commitment, and; Enva achieves zero waste to landfill at Solheim cup.

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management – CIWM – has been forced to hold a rare second Annual General Meeting next month after the first event failed to attract sufficient members. The Northampton-based waste sector ...

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LARAC 2019: Let’s have a climate conversation

OPINION: Ahead of the 2019 LARAC Conference and Awards this week, the event's Platinum Sponsor, FCC Environment, says that the time is right to have a ... read more

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Local authority

It’s time to stop comparing apples with pears when it comes to waste collection technology, says Emmett Reidy, Business Development Director at Bigbelly.

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Waste Management

Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, calls for a co-ordinated approach to new ideas.

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Waste Producers

In this latest blog, Biffa takes a consumer-style look into its ‘Super’ MRF in Edmonton and explains more about the role of the Materials Recycling Facility , how it operates and why it plays a vital role in Biffa’s and the UK’s recycling infrastructure.

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