News Tuesday 18 May 2021
18 May 2021

Cory undergoes rebrand to ‘shift focus’

London-based Cory has undergone a rebrand from Cory Riverside Energy, dropping the latter two words from its name, to ‘refocus’ the company’s operations from energy generation. The waste management company announced the change today (18 May) to coincide with the publication of its 2020 annual review, where it said results ...

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18 May 2021

Aldi trials soft plastic collection points  


Supermarket chain Aldi is rolling out soft plastic collection points in select stores in the North of England and East Midlands, as part of a trial to help customers recycle the "problem material”. The collection bins are at...

18 May 2021

Hindley confirmed as Podback’s first executive director


Coffee pod recycling service Podback confirmed yesterday (17 May) it had appointed Rick Hindley as its first executive director. As first reported by earlier this month (see

18 May 2021

WRAP makes Food Waste Action Week an annual event


WRAP has confirmed that its Food Waste Action Week, which took place during the first week of March, will now be an annual event with plans for 2022 already underway. Spearheaded by the resources charity’s Love Food Hate ...

18 May 2021

DMP Metals to open non-ferrous plant in Corby


DMP Metals is to open a non-ferrous metals recycling facility in Corby, Northamptonshire, having obtained £5 million in government funding. DMP Metals’s facility will target non-ferrous metals that have been removed from the ...

17 May 2021

Veolia and Suez sign combination agreement


Veolia and Suez announced on Friday (14 May) they had signed a combination agreement, confirming the terms for their proposed merger. The French-owned companies agreed on a price of €20.50 (£17.71) per share for Suez on 12 ...

17 May 2021

Greenpeace report sparks plastic export concerns


Concerns over plastic exports have been raised following a report by Greenpeace, which showed plastic waste shipped from the UK to Turkey illegally dumped and burned. Released this morning (17 May) the report, called 'Trashed', ...

17 May 2021

Nechells wall collapse directors appear in court


Ensco 10101 Limited has pleaded not guilty to charges of health and safety breaches following the deaths of five men at a recycling site in Birmingham in 2016. Ousmane Kaba Diaby, Saibo Sumbundu Sillah, Bangally Tunkara Dukuray, ...

17 May 2021

LGA calls for stricter fly-tipping sentences


The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on the government to review fly-tipping sentencing guidelines, to ensure that offenders are given "significant fines”. In a statement released on Saturday (15 May), the LGA ...

17 May 2021

FCC wins East Lothian collections contract  


FCC Environment has won a recycling and food waste collection contract with East Lothian council, worth up to £22.5 million. The contract, which began on the 1 May and will run for an 8 year period until March 2029, was ...

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