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14 December 2017

Scientists press for waste to be used as UK resource

Top government scientists today recommended that the exporting or disposing of waste should end. The lack of support for exports comes in a government-funded report which describes ‘waste’ as an “enormous opportunity” in terms of resources, and promotes the idea of more recycling or reuse of materials within the UK. ...

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A consistency programme for recycling bins on streets is needed to tackle high levels of contamination and confusion among the public, according to plastics recycling organisation RECOUP. However, at present the costs vs

Countrystyle Recycling Ltd, has been fined after a 34-year old worker suffered ‘life threatening’ head injuries, in 2015. Following a hearing at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (12 December), the waste and waste ...

The role local authorities play in improving recycling performance has been explored in the Report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser published today on waste and resources. Accompanying the report, a large volume of ...

Commercial and industrial waste business, Green Recycling, has become the first company in the UK to invest in a Max-AI autonomous robot. The sorting robot will be delivered in February. Once operational, it will increase ...

With news on: Willshee's moves into RDF; one millionth tonne for Ardley; Biofertiliser Certification Scheme’s record membership; Buckingham satisfied with HWRCs; and, LondonEnergy invests in fleet.

Ahead of the Christmas period, consumers are being given advice on how to dispose of ‘confusing’ packaging items. The Recycling Association’s message to the general public is “If in doubt, throw it out” when recycling ...

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has said it is 'dismayed' by the Home Office’s decision not to amend the conditions of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013. But, the Home Office reports that levels of metal theft ...

Visionscape has continued on its acquisition trail in the waste equipment and supplies sector with the purchase of Sellers UK from Egbert H. Taylor’s. Last month Dubai-based Visionscape bought Gelpack, a food and waste sacks and...

The Environment Agency has confirmed it is extending its consultation into permitting charges after the waste sector criticised it as “inconvenient”. Yesterday, the Agency told, it will be extending ...

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