News Sunday 18 August 2019
16 August 2019

Noise rules for kerbside glass to impact on vehicle firms

New standards on noise produced by the kerbside collection of glass could shift responsibility to vehicle manufacturers. The Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) and the government’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are finalising work which will look to enforce legislation on noise levels produced when glass is ...

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16 August 2019

Administrators appointed at Sellers Containers


Oldham-based skip manufacturers,  Sellers Containers, has been placed into administration. A notice today (16 August) in the UK’s official record publication, the Gazette, stated that the company, which manufactures a range of ...

16 August 2019

Council approves Suez Blackburn EfW plans


Suez UK’s plans for an Energy from Waste (EfW) plant near Blackburn were approved yesterday (15 August) by Blackburn with Darwen borough council. But, construction of the plant is now dependent on the waste management ...

16 August 2019

Dudley directors get suspended sentences for waste crime


Three directors of waste businesses in Dudley have been given suspended prison sentences after 2,000 tonnes of waste were abandoned in 2016. The men were convicted at Wolverhampton crown court in June for their failure to ...

16 August 2019

News in brief (16/08/19)


With news on: Whitham Mills wins baler order in Italy; WRAP opens collection vehicle consultation; Adler & Allan launch rebrand; and Natural Resources Wales ...

15 August 2019

Opinion: ‘It’s time to get your head in the cloud’


The waste sector can be disrupted by nimble businesses using technology with industry needing to prepare and react through good use of IT, says Mark Abbas – CMO & director of business development at AMCS Group.

15 August 2019

Fly-tipping and business use cause bring bank closures


EXCLUSIVE: Local authorities across the UK are closing recycling bring banks because of fly-tipping and misuse by businesses. The closure of the sites is also seen as a way to save money, with most of the materials taken at ...

15 August 2019

News in brief (15/08/19)


With news on; Leicestershire launch campaign to curb contamination; Wembley soil redistributed to Brent pitches; Willshee's named as inspirational company; Hertfordshire "supersite" progresses, and; Milton Keynes use cameras to crack down on ...

15 August 2019

‘What a Load of Rubbish Ltd’ concern over court case report


London-based What a Load of Rubbish Ltd, company number 06211996, has expressed shock at a court report by the Environment Agency used in the media which has seen people in the waste sector thinking they were involved in illegal activities in...

15 August 2019

Quality concerns hit kerbside textile recycling


EXCLUSIVE: Material quality, tightening end markets and low participation rates are seeing councils review their kerbside textile recycling collections, has learned. Among the major market challenges at ...

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