News Friday 18 January 2019
18 January 2019

Aberdeenshire to approve 3-weekly residual waste move

Aberdeenshire council is expected to approve plans next week to move to a three-weekly collection service for residual waste. The proposals are part of a new waste strategy for the region, which is seeking to maximise the “environmental, community and financial benefits” from the waste produced in the county. It also comes ...

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18 January 2019

See vehicles in action at Letsrecycle Live


Details of some of the live demonstrations that will be taking place at the two-day Letsrecycle Live trade show have been revealed. The event, taking place on 22nd & 23rd May 2019 at Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry, has ...

18 January 2019

People news round-up (18/01/2019)


With news on: Reconomy appoints CIO; Andusia welcomes Fraser Cutting; Hartley joins Renewi board; Global Recycling Solutions’ appointment. Reconomy appoints ...

18 January 2019

Is Defra sweeping residual waste under the carpet?


Libby Forrest, policy & parliamentary affairs officer at the Environmental Services Association, looks at what the Resources & Waste Strategy tells us about future energy from waste capacity needs and investment. It is ...

18 January 2019

Council worker killed after East Kilbride bin lorry collision


A South Lanarkshire council worker has been killed following a collision with a waste collection vehicle in East Kilbride on Thursday (17 January) morning. Police Scotland has confirmed that officers attended the scene ...

17 January 2019

Businesses partner for $1.5bn plastic waste ‘alliance’


Resources and waste firms Veolia and Suez are among 27 businesses to launch a ‘global alliance’ intended to improve the collection and recycling of plastic products. Signatories to the initiative have ...

17 January 2019

Monmouthshire to make separate glass collection switch


Residents in Monmouthshire are set to receive a new glass recycling box following a “successful” glass recycling trial of over 6,500 properties which began in 2016. From 4 March glass bottles and jars will no longer be ...

17 January 2019

Jail term for ‘trommel fines’ school dumping


A 61-year-old man from Manchester has been has been handed a 12-month prison sentence after admitting to dumping 100 tonnes of trommel fines at a school car park in Oldham. Francis Heaton, from Gorton, pleaded guilty at Tameside ...

17 January 2019

Luton council to issue penalties for ‘side waste’


Luton residents have been warned that they could  face penalties of up to £400 if they leave extra black sacks and items of waste alongside residual waste bins, under a new enforcement campaign by the council. From the end of ...

17 January 2019

ELV permit failure leads to penalty for Nottingham man


A 64-year-old man who admitted to illegally depolluting and dismantling end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) at a site in Nottingham has been ordered to pay more than £13,000 and handed a four-month curfew. Tony Haywood of Waterford ...

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