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16 August 2019

Noise rules for kerbside glass to impact on vehicle firms

New standards on noise produced by the kerbside collection of glass could shift responsibility to vehicle manufacturers. The Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) and the government’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are finalising work which will look to enforce legislation on noise levels produced when glass is ...

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Oldham-based skip manufacturers,  Sellers Containers, has been placed into administration. A notice today (16 August) in the UK’s official record publication, the Gazette, stated that the company, which manufactures a range of ...

Suez UK’s plans for an Energy from Waste (EfW) plant near Blackburn were approved yesterday (15 August) by Blackburn with Darwen borough council. But, construction of the plant is now dependent on the waste management ...

With news on: Whitham Mills wins baler order in Italy; WRAP opens collection vehicle consultation; Adler & Allan launch rebrand; and Natural Resources Wales ...

New standards on noise produced by the kerbside collection of glass could shift responsibility to vehicle manufacturers. The Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) and the government’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE...

Three directors of waste businesses in Dudley have been given suspended prison sentences after 2,000 tonnes of waste were abandoned in 2016. The men were convicted at Wolverhampton crown court in June for their failure to ...

The waste sector can be disrupted by nimble businesses using technology with industry needing to prepare and react through good use of IT, says Mark Abbas – CMO & director of business development at AMCS Group.

EXCLUSIVE: Local authorities across the UK are closing recycling bring banks because of fly-tipping and misuse by businesses. The closure of the sites is also seen as a way to save money, with most of the materials taken at ...

With news on; Leicestershire launch campaign to curb contamination; Wembley soil redistributed to Brent pitches; Willshee's named as inspirational company; Hertfordshire "supersite" progresses, and; Milton Keynes use cameras to crack down on ...

London-based What a Load of Rubbish Ltd, company number 06211996, has expressed shock at a court report by the Environment Agency used in the media which has seen people in the waste sector thinking they were involved in illegal activities in...

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One thing is clear, as the UK’s newly-led government goes headlong into the Brexit challenge, UK industry is in for a turbulent time this autumn.

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