LATEST NEWS Thursday 16 August 2018
16 August 2018

Fire ongoing at Recresco’s Cheshire site

A fire which started two days ago at a recycling plant operated by Recresco in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, is ongoing and could take days to extinguish. It started at around midday on Tuesday (14 August), involving about “600-700 tonnes of recycling paper and plastic” in two separate warehouses on site, according to ...

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that global metals recycling company EMR must sell five of the UK sites it owns as part of a recent acquisition, to avoid creating a “worse deal for consumers”. The CMA...

DS Smith Recycling (UK) managing director, Mat Prosser, explains to Steve Eminton how a collaborative approach to quality in fibre supply is paramount. For Mat Prosser, managing director of DS Smith Recycling (UK), the need to ...

Cornwall council and ACE UK have launched a pilot to offer collection points for cartons and paper cups at seven of Cornwall’s household waste recycling centres (HWRCs). Residents are being urged to take their empty food and ...

EXCLUSIVE: Max Recycle has reported Durham county council to the European Commission for allegedly breaching state aid rules with regards to commercial waste collections. The complaint was filed earlier this month and accused the ...

The Greater Manchester Fire Service has confirmed that police and ambulance crews attended a fire last night (August 14) at a site owned by JWS Waste and Recycling in Salford. However, the company has since said it is ...

Viridor is set to continue its recycling partnership with Kent county council following agreement on a 24-month contract extension through to July 2020. The processing and selling of kerbside recycling contract, which has been ...

Helistrat has been awarded a three year contract worth an estimated £700,000 for the management of waste and recycling at over 200 Central Convenience and Bargain Booze stores across the UK. The Portsmouth-based waste ...

More than 250 people are set to attend the Fire Conference later this year, which will see a range of key decision makers in the sector share best practice for fire prevention in the waste industry. Taking place on 7 November...

Hampshire county council has abandoned its procurement of a glass processing contract due to “uncertainty” over the impacts that a deposit return scheme (DRS) could have on council collections. Earlier this year, Hampshire ...

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