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20 February 2018

Arc21 energy from waste project awaits court ruling

Civil servants are in "disarray" over the extent of their powers in the absence of devolved ministers at Stormont, Northern Ireland's High Court has been told. Lawyers for a group opposed to a planned £240m waste incinerator in Co Antrim claimed officials have been inconsistent about their authority to take decisions on high-...

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London borough of Ealing council is urging residents to download an app created by a software company so they can see a range of information on recycling services in the area.  The app is called @home and is also available in...

‘Every Can Counts’, is to support the UK-based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second consecutive year that the Every Can Counts programme – managed by the ...

Lisburn & Castlereagh city council in Northern Ireland has awarded a contract to Irish Waste Services of Carryduff for the collection, processing and treatment of waste from its three household recycling centres.  This ...

There is “considerable variation” in health and safety performance within the waste management industry and local authorities, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) has warned. And, Stephen Freeland, policy advisor at ...

Plastic container manufacturer Aeroplas has launched a polypropylene plant pot range which it says is suitable for recycling collections from households. The ‘Eco Pot’ range was created in order to “move forward” the ...

Northampton borough council is to switch from kerbside sort recycling collections to a commingled service from June 2018, following the award of a 10-year contract to Veolia. The Conservative-controlled authority has approved the ...

Norwegian-owned secondary fuels specialist, Geminor, is working in partnership with Lowmac Alloys Ltd in Ayrshire to export 25,000 tonnes of baled refuse derived fuel (RDF) to Norway. The agreement, which commences this month, ...

Belgian-owned Ecover has launched a washing up liquid bottle made of 100% recycled PET plastic bottles sourced from across Europe. The launch is part of Ecover’s pledge to use only 100% recycled plastic in all of its bottles by ...

More than 3,100 exhibitors from over 50 countries will feature at the IFAT 2018 conference and trade fair for environmental technologies, which this year is being held in Munich.  IFAT 2018 will take place from May 14 to 18 at ...

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