News Saturday 23 March 2019
22 March 2019

Six month timetable for India plastics restriction

EXCLUSIVE: India’s ban on plastic waste imports will come into effect at the end of August, documents seen by letsrecycle.com have indicated. The country’s Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) announced that it had banned the import of plastic scrap, in a bulletin posted on 6 March (

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20 March 2019

See recycling equipment demos at Letsrecycle Live

 

Details of some of the live recycling equipment demonstrations to feature at the inaugural Letsrecycle Live trade event have been released, with the event now just over two months away. The

20 March 2019

News in brief (20/03/2019)

 

With news on: Councils join Metal Matters campaign; Veolia and Nestlé partnership; Powerday wood recycling, and; Environment Agency prosecution.

20 March 2019

Terracycle launches ring-carrier recycling scheme

 

Hi-Cone, a manufacturer of LDPE plastic ring-carriers for multipack drinks packaging, has partnered with Terracycle to offer a recycling outlet for its products. TerraCycle is a company founded in the US, which partners with mass ...

20 March 2019

UK’s largest EfW plant extends permitted capacity

 

Waste and resources firm Viridor has had a permit application approved by the Environment Agency to increase the capacity of its Runcorn Energy from Waste (EfW) plant by 250,000 tonnes per year. The permit variation increases the ...

19 March 2019

Agrivert secures AD operations contracts

 

Agrivert has taken over the operations and maintenance of 12 anaerobic digestion plants, several months after the sale of its UK operating assets to Severn Trent Green Power. The plants, which are on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD...

19 March 2019

Emergency services attend Chichester RCV collision

 

Police and paramedics attended a road traffic collision involving a Chichester district council refuse collection vehicle and a car this morning (19 March), which saw one person hospitalised. The council said it anticipates ...

19 March 2019

Cost concerns prompt Derbyshire Dales contract changes

 

Derbyshire Dales council is to consider proposals to switch to a three-weekly collection system for residual waste, under a new waste collections contract to start in 2020. The move has been prompted by concerns over the cost of a...

19 March 2019

Agency recovers £200,000 in Averies waste case

 

Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been confiscated from a Wiltshire man who ran an illegal waste operation leading to a serious fire at one of his yards. Lee Averies is serving a five-year ban from the waste industry after ...

19 March 2019

Vehicle news round-up (19/03/2019)

 

With news on: Chambers’ shovel loaders; CTS takes 12 new Dennis Eagle RCVs; Kettering and Corby fleet, and; H&H Volvo investment.

 
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