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22 June 2018

Renewi donates £60,000 over MBT odour

Odour problems at a Cumbria-based mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility owned by Shanks (now Renewi) have led to the waste company making a £60,000 charity donation. The Environment Agency accepted the payment as a type of compensation for an incident which saw the site close for several weeks in 2015. The ...

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Figures released by the Environment Agency have shown that it has accepted 16 charity donations from companies who have not met their producer responsibility obligations for packaging waste. The accepted donation offers range ...

A 47-year-old worker was killed in an incident in Dalkeith on Wednesday (20 June) at the premises of a recycling and waste business, writes Sarah Horton. Named in Scottish newspapers as Andrew Darling, he was employed by ...

CarTakeBack.com has reached the milestone of over five million Certificates of Destruction issued across its national network of authorised treatment facilities, writes Sarah Horton. This means that CarTakeBack has ...

With news on: 2018 Bobcat Customer Roadshow Programme; JCB supports Grand Prix team; Parry & Evans invests in baler; Marsden launches waste scales - by Sarah Horton.

OPINION: Fergal Campbell from CDEnviro discusses a positive solution for managing mud waste during hydro excavation, reducing the burden on drilling operators. Unlike countries such as the US and Australia, the UK has not fully ...

With RWM 2018 quickly approaching, Edward Sims from the event's owners, the Prysm Group looks ahead to what will be on offer.

The new president of the Textiles Recycling Association (TRA) has pledged to continue the work of the Association to increase material quality, as well as clamping down on theft.  Wendy Yarney, charity partnerships director ...

Scottish regulator, SEPA, has issued an enforcement notice to GP Green Recycling Limited following complaints from members of the public about odours from its composting operations in Blantyre. The Scottish organics recycler ...

With news on: Recycle for Norfolk Plastics Roadshow; LondonEnergy’s #MochaDifference campaign; Veolia’s Healthy Workplace Charter accreditation; Edinburgh’s new garden waste service - writes Sarah Horton.

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