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25 September 2017

Viridor research points to recycling ‘confusion’

Research carried out on behalf of waste management company Viridor shows that the public are still confused when it comes to recycling, and many are in favour of a ‘standardised’ system. Viridor today (25 September) launches the 2017 edition of its UK Recycling Index which the company said will shed new light on the UK’s ...

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Waste firm Amey has won a contract to treat household residual waste from Central Bedfordshire council at its energy from waste facility in Milton Keynes. The contract, which will begin on 1 October, will see Amey treat household ...

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 “...

VIDEO: In this weekly news round-up video, we report on the latest developments in the Birmingham waste strikes.

With news on: Eunomia informs Plastic Strategy; NWH reports growth; Geminor signs export contract; Hills Group’s ‘Move to Improve’ winner; UKWSL launches energy company; and Veolia’s ‘Wonder Day’.

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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Adam Clover, director at Mick George Commodities, looks at the impact China's import ban will have on the global commodities market.

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Waste Management

Anthony Foxlee-Brown, Marketing & Communications Manager at Grundon Waste Management, says more must be done to combat the growing plague of plastic waste.

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Waste Producers

Individuals, businesses, industry and commerce altogether produce a bewildering amount of rubbish, so much so that it’s quite difficult to comprehend.

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