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3 April 2020

Uniper to enter UK EfW market

International energy company Uniper, formed in 2016 following a split from E.ON, will submit plans to Nottinghamshire county council this summer  for a 500,000 tonnes per year capacity energy from waste plant.     The facility will be based at the

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Glass sector trade association, British Glass, has called on councils to continue the ...

The UK’s Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) has finalised and published its advice document about managing COVID-19 risks for waste management activities. 

Veolia has applied to the Environment Agency to alter its permit to allow the processing of healthcare orange bagged waste at its energy from waste plant in Tyseley, Birmingham.   According to the...

Defra has reiterated official government advice that...

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT), is calling on local authorities across England to complete an online survey on the impact of COVID-19 on waste services. Responding to a request...

With news on: JCB extends suspension of UK production; Egbert Taylor reports 4.4% business growth; MRWA issues household waste advice; and, Lancashire-based mattress recycler named recycling hero.

The UK’s Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) has been called on to refine its advice about managing COVID-19 risks in the context of a range of waste management activities. WISH published a draft advice document last ...

Two separate associations in the recycling industry have said they sympathise with local authorities having to make difficult decisions ...

There could be a fall in residual commercial and industrial waste of just under 50% in the immediate short term under current government restrictions in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, with a potential rise in ...

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Clearer communication needed on coronavirus

Ebgert Taylor's chief executive,  Brendan Murphy, gives his view on how well prepared the waste sector is to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. OPINION: The ... read more

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Local authority

In this latest blog, Steve Eminton ponders over what might actually happen in 2020 in terms of recycling and waste policy developments.

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Waste Management

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Neil Grundon, deputy chairman of Grundon Waste Management, says service provision is the immediate priority but it’s also important to look to the future.

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Waste Producers

In this post, waste and recycling business Biffa give the company’s thoughts as to how online retailers can minimise their waste and opt for a closed loop approach.

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