News Friday 7 May 2021
6 May 2021

Health secretary wades into Walley’s Quarry row

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, wrote to the Environment Agency this week (4 May) expressing “grave concerns” about the “current situation” at the Walley’s Quarry landfill site near Newcastle-under-Lyme. Run by waste management company Red Industries, the controversial site in the Staffordshire village of ...

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15 February 2001

Powys “dirty” MRF to form part of recycling strategy

 

Powys County Council is close to completing construction of a “dirty” materials recovery facility (MRF) as part of its new waste management plan to recycle 25% of the area’s waste by 2003/04. The council’s disposal ...

14 February 2001

Damian Green to open Pink Skips MRF in Telford

 

Shadow environment minister Damian Green is to open a 3 million materials recycling facility in Telford, Shropshire, on February 26 on behalf of waste collection company Pink Skips. The company claims the facility will recycle ...

14 February 2001

Directory of recycling in Ireland now available

 

The environment ministers of Ireland and Northern Ireland have jointly backed the new Recycling Directory of Ireland . The directory provides details of recycling companies and reprocessors and gives contact details including ...

14 February 2001

First chief appointed for 5.4 million London Remade projects

 

London Waste Action has confirmed that environment and business consultant Hugh Carr-Harris of Enviros has been appointed as programme director for London Remade, the market development arm of London Waste Action. The London ...

14 February 2001

Administrators tell of disappointing bids for East Lancs

 

Bids for the East Lancashire Paper Company have been described as “disappointing” by administrators Arthur Andersen. The administrators for the plant in Radcliffe, Manchester have said they have received a number of bids ...

14 February 2001

Recycling standards to be examined by WRAP

 

Standards and specifications for recycled materials are the latest issues to come under review by the Government-created Waste and Resources Action Plan, which says the quality of current standards “ranges considerably”. ...

14 February 2001

WRAP wins 10m funds in DTI white paper announcements

 

The Department of Trade and Industry has committed an extra 10 million to the new Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) on top of 2.5 million it has already agreed to spend. And, it has agreed to consider further year on year increases in...

13 February 2001

Scottish recycling rate downgraded to 5%

 

The huge task Scottish local authorities face in meeting the Landfill Directive’s targets has been increased by the latest Audit Scotland report which has downgraded Scotland’s municipal recycling rate to 5%. Changes ...

13 February 2001

Corus to spend 6 million on Brinsworth hot strip mill

 

Corus has approved a 6 million investment in hot rolling at its Brinsworth Strip Mills, a specialist narrow hot strip mill, located in Rotherham. Commenting on the investment, Nick Ballige,r director for Brinsworth said: “...

 
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