News Wednesday 16 June 2021
16 June 2021

Amey makes ‘good progress’ on waste contract sales

Infrastructure services provider Amey says it made “good progress” on the disposal of its waste collections businesses in 2020 after announcing its intention to leave the sector last year. Amey UK plc published its accounts for 2020 yesterday (15 June). The company’s waste collections division’s revenue was £84.8 ...

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16 June 2021

WasteCare compliance schemes merge

 

The Leeds-based WasteCare Group announced yesterday (15 June) that it is to consolidate its three producer compliance schemes under the umbrella of a single company. The schemes it runs for batteries, packaging and waste ...

16 June 2021

News in brief (16/06/21)

 

With news on: S. Norton reports business as usual after fire; DS Smith renews Reigate and Banstead partnership; Walsall invests in Mercedes-Benz Econic; Enva extends ScotRail contract; and, Novati sponsors rap artist

15 June 2021

Coastal Recycling becomes ‘employee owned’

 

Exeter-based waste management company Coastal Recycling is now 100% employee-owned, after establishing an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) to take over the company. The Trust, which is operated for the benefit of all employees...

15 June 2021

35 under 35 finalists revealed

 

This year’s rising stars of the waste and recycling industry have been announced as part of the 35-under-35 awards. More than 130 entries were received from across the UK waste and recycling sector, and an independent ...

15 June 2021

Wastewise secures £3m Derby contract 

 

Waste management firm Wastewise has been awarded an initial three-year contact worth £1 million a year to treat mixed garden and food waste from Derby city council. The contract, which has the option of a two-year extension, will...

15 June 2021

Biffa to treat more soil at Skelton Grange

 

Biffa has increased the throughput at its soil treatment facility at the Skelton Grange Landfill Site near Leeds by 20,000 tonnes to 50,000 tonnes per year. In its application to vary its permit Biffa said the increased throughput...

15 June 2021

Birmingham to roll out ‘mobile’ HWRCs

 

Birmingham city council said today (15 June) it is to roll out a fleet of 'mobile' household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) as part of efforts to reduce fly-tipping. The £1.4 million initiative will see four units of mobile ...

14 June 2021

Pow targets rigid plastic packaging

 

Recycling minister Rebecca Pow said on 11 June that more consistent recycling collections in England would enable all households and businesses to recycle rigid plastic packaging. Mrs Pow was responding to a written parliamentary ...

14 June 2021

‘Reckless’ haulier fined for Northants waste deposits

 

Peterborough-based haulage company BRC Haulage Ltd and its director have been ordered to pay £9,923 for "moving waste in and out of an illegal waste site" in Fineshade, Northamptonshire.  In a statement published on 11 June, the...

 
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