News Wednesday 21 October 2020
20 October 2020

Waste to landfill in England jumps 4% in 2019

EXCLUSIVE: The amount of waste sent to landfill in England rose by 4% in 2019 to 45,859,000 tonnes, according to data published by the Environment Agency. This represents an increase of around 1.8 million tonnes from 2018, when 44,079,000 tonnes was sent to landfill. While the amount of waste sent to landfill in England ...

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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 ...

23 October 2000

Caradon kerbside for Cornwall Paper Company


The second stage of a kerbside collection scheme run by Caradon District Council in Liskeard, Cornwall got underway this month. The scheme will initially serve 1,500 households in Liskeard and follows a trial launched for 400 ...

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