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9 April 2021

Glass supply chain plans Leeds recycling campaign

Leading figures from across the glass supply chain in Yorkshire have joined with Zero Waste Leeds to encourage glass recycling in the city. Trade body British Glass, recycler URM and manufacturers Ardagh and Allied Glass have come together for a campaign that looks to capitalise on the ‘renewed recycling effort’ seen in ...

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The Environment Agency has said a businessman has been jailed for allowing thousands of tonnes of waste, including hazardous material, to be illegally deposited at a site in Somerset. According to a statement from the Agency ...

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The reuse shop at Bristol's Avonmouth household waste recycling centre (HWRC) will reopen on the 12 April, Bristol Waste Company has announced. The shop will open with a 50% off sale between Monday (12 April) to Sunday (18 April...

Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS) has expanded its services by becoming a “key UK dealer” for AJK Skip and Hook Loader systems. RVS, which is based in Dursley, Gloucestershire and provides new, remanufactured and used waste ...

The UK's Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has published the latest in a series of derogation notices around Veolia's part ownership of Suez. The CMA issued an initial enforcement order on 1 February 2021 concerning ...

Resources charity WRAP will launch its Textiles 2030 programme on 26 April, a voluntary initiative which will aim to “slash the impact” that textiles have on the environment. On the launch day, WRAP will unveil the ‘...

Cory Riverside Energy has taken delivery of five waste barges as part of its Thames investment programme. The barges will be able to carry 20 waste containers each, containing a total of 270 tonnes of residual waste. ...

HMRC expects judgement of its appeal against a court ruling which said waste deposited as ‘fluff’ at landfill sites was not liable for tax “within one to two months”.  HMRC’s appeal relates to a long-running dispute it...

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Opinion: The plastics recycling landscape

Director of recycling at Indigo Environmental, Paul Rendle-Barnes, shares his views on the role local plastic recycling can – and should – play in helping the UK ... read more

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