News Tuesday 18 February 2020
18 February 2020

Saica to build £50 million West Lothian plant

The Saica Group has announced its intention to establish a £50 million purpose-built packaging production facility in Livingstone, West Lothian. Within its packaging division Saica Pack, the move will see the de-commissioning of the company’s Edinburgh and Milngavie sites to one main plant in Livingstone. According to a ...

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25 October 2000

BT and Sutton council among National Recycling Awards winners

 

Winners of seven National Recycling Awards were unveiled last night with the best local authority initiative won by South Lakeland District Council and best industry recycling initiative going to BT. The awards were held at a ...

24 October 2000

Environment Agency to tighten controls on packaging waste system

 

The Environment Agency is set to tighten up various aspects of the controls it imposes under the packaging waste regulations in a move which could help push up the value of PRNs (packaging waste recovery notes) next year. There ...

24 October 2000

Tony Blair backs doorstep recycling for all

 

Prime Minister Tony Blair - in a passionate speech about the need to tackle a range of environmental issues - called today for every local authority to offer “doorstep recycling”. His focus on kerbside or doorstep recycling came during a ...

23 October 2000

Three compartment vehicle for glass collection

 

Rushcliffe Borough Council, covering some 157 square miles of Nottinghamshire, has taken delivery of a new Terberg Toploader 25 - a glass recycling collection vehicle. The Toploader is to be used for collecting green, clear ...

23 October 2000

SITA seeks European contracts

 

Waste management giant SITA is to shake-up the way it is branded across the world and at the same time target pan-European contracts for waste management and recycling along the lines of a contract it has secured with Carnaud Metalbox. ...

23 October 2000

Recycle your bicycle, in Kent

 

Kent Council through its War on Waste Campaign is this week inviting residents to ‘Recycle your Bicycle’. During what is half term week, residents are being told that they can donate bicycle and any cycling equipment at ...

23 October 2000

Recycling portion in billion pound council spending boost

 

Three years from now councils will have more than 1.1 billion more than current provision to spend than is currently allocated for environmental and cultural services, including waste, junior environment Minister Chris Mullin announced last ...

23 October 2000

New generation Unimog unveiled

 

With the concept of 'be;st value' becoming ever-more important, municipal operators with an under-utilised waste management vehicle fleet could do worse than consider the new Unimog from Mercedes-Benz. Capable of performing a ...

23 October 2000

Call for standard green labelling to help consumers

 

Standard labelling for cars, homes and domestic equipment could make buying green much easier, a new report confirms today. A 'fa;mily' of graded performance labels would allow consumers to choose purchases which were ...