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19 January 2018

Coca-Cola targets 100% recycling by 2030

Ahead of the annual meeting of global leaders and influencers in Davos, Switzerland next week, Coca Cola today (19 January) became the latest company to make an announcement on plastics saying it is to collect and recycle the equivalent of every bottle or can it sells globally by 2030. And, the soft drinks company pledged to “...

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Veolia has unveiled a "Bottle Festoon" event as part of Lumiere London aiming to stress the importance of "preserving our environment and using waste as a resource as much as possible". Lumiere London is a lighting event across ...

Crime-fighting organisation Crimestoppers has launched a campaign with the Scottish  Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) asking industry and the public to “stay alert” over illegal dumping of waste in warehouses or on farms.

Arun district council has awarded Biffa’s municipal division a three-year extension to its current three-year contract. Following the contract award, Biffa will continue to provide weekly household refuse collections, ...

Following the recent webinar on letsrecycle.com, Morgan Lynch, Global Head of Digital Engagement for AMCS, looks at some of the common challenges in managing a network of sub-contractors and the latest solutions designed to tackle these head on...

Hartlepool-based Niramax Group has been fined for breaching environmental laws leading to a fly infestation which affected the local community. Niramax Group Limited appeared at Teesside Crown Court on Monday 15 January where it ...

Suez has won a £60 million, 10-year contract with the county of Devon for the construction of a new transfer station and annual treatment of 45,000 tonnes of residual household waste from two districts. And, the contract includes...

Hazardous waste firm Tradebe has announced the acquisition of Labwaste, a specialist in the collection, treatment and disposal of laboratory waste. And, the company, which has its headquarters in Buckinghamshire, has applied for a...

Landfill site operator, Cory Environmental Resource Management, has rebranded as Enovert. The announcement follows its sale by the Cory Environmental group last January to Armour . And, today (17 January) the company has been ...

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Commodities

China’s impending Plastic import ban will inevitably have a consequence on all waste handlers further down the line, commercial and residential.

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Waste Management

Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, was pleased to read about the new report from Defra and the Government Office for Science which promotes increased recycling and reuse rates in the UK.

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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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