News Saturday 27 February 2021
26 February 2021

Prices and PFI boost Veolia results

Veolia yesterday (25 February) published its results for 2020, which chairman and CEO Antoine Frerot hailed as “very strong”, as well as proving Veolia’s “resilience” and “exceptional rebound” in confronting the Covid-19 pandemic. He said that the company had “wiped out” the consequences of the pandemic in less...

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27 October 2000

First director of compliance and risk management for Shanks


Waste management group Shanks has promoted Ross Hilliard to be its first director of compliance and risk management. Mr Hilliard was previously commercial director of Shanks Chemical Services and has already held group ...

27 October 2000

Waste Recycling Group favourite to buy Hanson Waste


Doncaster-based Waste Recycling Group plc has emerged as favourite to buy Hanson Waste Management. A spokesman for Hanson said this week that a preferred bidder had been chosen and a deal was expected to be completed by the end...

27 October 2000

Secretarial change for textile recyclers


Warm words of farewell have been voiced by textile recyclers across the UK following the decision by Peggie Watterson to step down from the position of secretary to the Textile Recycling Association. Mrs Watterson will be ...

26 October 2000

Lottery £50m welcomed by New Opportunities Fund


The New Opportunities Fund has welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Tony Blair that £150 million of Lottery funds has been allocated to environment renewal. The NOF said the money will encourage and support efforts in both urban and...

26 October 2000

New non-executive directors for Environment Agency


Sarah Parkin, a former Green Party activist and now a director of the Forum for the Future has been appointed as a non-executive director of The Environment Agency by Environment Minister Michael Meacher. Mr Meacher has also ...

26 October 2000

DETR seeks views over future of aggregates


Securing a sustainable supply of aggregate minerals in England is the subject of a government consultation launched this week. The paper focuses on sustainable aggregates supply and sets out key issues and possible new approaches, ...

26 October 2000

Lifestyles must change – is message for Lancashire


The 15 local authorities in Lancashire are carrying out a consultation exercise with residents following publication of the draft municipal waste management strategy for Lancashire. The message to residents is similar to that from ...

25 October 2000

No quick pay-out for recycling’s National Lottery cash


Waste management companies and the voluntary and community sector have welcomed Prime Minister Tony Blair’s announcement yesterday that £50 million of National Lottery cash will be allocated to boosting kerbside recycling. But, unlike ...

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 ...

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