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20 October 2017

GMWDA seeking to replace PFI contract

The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) has begun the process of procuring for new contractors to deliver waste treatment services across the region. This follows the conclusion of the Greater Manchester PFI contract on 29 September with Viridor Laing. In a statement today (20 October), GMWDA said it is ...

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Defra has launched a consultation on potential changes to the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) system, which will bring into effect ‘open scope’ requirements, changing the way that some types of WEEE are classified.

With news on: Cawleys' digital investment; Wheeldon invests in Polaris; LSS goes paperless; Crawfords’ refuse truck and, Hadley invests in Hydradig.

Upcoming conferences on RDF and fire prevention and control are set to offer delegates guidance on regulations and the latest updates on issues affecting the industry. Taking place on 23 November at the Congress Centre in ...

Suez is reviewing the future of its alternative fuels plant at Tilbury Dock in Essex. The plant has been in operation since 2015 and has a capacity to process over 500,000 tonnes a year of RDF and solid recovered fuel (SRF...

Steve White, ‎software business development manager at software and technology firm Yotta, discusses innovative methods that local councils can use to help 'stop the rot' when it comes to waste complaints and explores how technology can ...

Councillor Martin Tett, environment spokesperson for the Local Government Association (LGA) has called for more producer responsibility in the wake of a rise in fly tipping incidents in England. Responding to the Government’s ...

Dutch alternative fuel firm N+P Group is set to open its first UK production facility on Teesside. In an announcement today, the company said that the facility, which will produce higher grade SRF/RDF pellets known as “Subcoal...

A Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) should not be the ‘only horse’ in the race to improve the recycling rate for drinks containers and to reduce litter, packaging body Incpen said today. The organisation was responding to a recent ...

The European packaging industry has called for the free movement of packaging and packaged goods within the EU to be safeguarded in the Circular Economy Package. Concerns have been raised that a more national rather than EU-wide ...

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Adam Clover, Director at Mick George Commodities looks at how businesses can turn their waste into a valuable resource

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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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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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