News Sunday 11 April 2021
9 April 2021

Glass supply chain plans Leeds recycling campaign

Leading figures from across the glass supply chain in Yorkshire have joined with Zero Waste Leeds to encourage glass recycling in the city. Trade body British Glass, recycler URM and manufacturers Ardagh and Allied Glass have come together for a campaign that looks to capitalise on the ‘renewed recycling effort’ seen in ...

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9 April 2021

Bristol reuse shop to open on Monday  

 

The reuse shop at Bristol's Avonmouth household waste recycling centre (HWRC) will reopen on the 12 April, Bristol Waste Company has announced. The shop will open with a 50% off sale between Monday (12 April) to Sunday (18 April...

9 April 2021

Man jailed for dumping hazardous waste in Somerset 

 

The Environment Agency has said a businessman has been jailed for allowing thousands of tonnes of waste, including hazardous material, to be illegally deposited at a site in Somerset. According to a statement from the Agency ...

9 April 2021

Refuse Vehicle Solutions expands services with AJK

 

Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS) has expanded its services by becoming a “key UK dealer” for AJK Skip and Hook Loader systems. RVS, which is based in Dursley, Gloucestershire and provides new, remanufactured and used waste ...

9 April 2021

News in brief (09/04/21)

 

With news on: Grundon announces partnership with cricket club; Eunomia to develop waste policy recommendations for St Lucia; ULCS to collect waste for businesses across Gloucester and Cheltenham; and, Enva director awarded CIWM fellowship

8 April 2021

UK competition body enters Suez/Veolia battle

 

The UK's Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has published the latest in a series of derogation notices around Veolia's part ownership of Suez. The CMA issued an initial enforcement order on 1 February 2021 concerning ...

8 April 2021

WRAP to launch Textiles 2030 programme 

 

Resources charity WRAP will launch its Textiles 2030 programme on 26 April, a voluntary initiative which will aim to “slash the impact” that textiles have on the environment. On the launch day, WRAP will unveil the ‘...

8 April 2021

Cory takes delivery of five waste barges  

 

Cory Riverside Energy has taken delivery of five waste barges as part of its Thames investment programme. The barges will be able to carry 20 waste containers each, containing a total of 270 tonnes of residual waste. ...

8 April 2021

HMRC awaits landfill fluff appeal verdict

 

HMRC expects judgement of its appeal against a court ruling which said waste deposited as ‘fluff’ at landfill sites was not liable for tax “within one to two months”.  HMRC’s appeal relates to a long-running dispute it...

8 April 2021

Defra ignores 2020 in setting 2021 WEEE targets

 

Defra has proposed setting the overall collection target for waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in 2021 at 503,629 tonnes. This represents a slight increase on 2019, which saw compliance schemes collect a total of ...

 
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