News Wednesday 16 June 2021
16 June 2021

Amey makes ‘good progress’ on waste contract sales

Infrastructure services provider Amey says it made “good progress” on the disposal of its waste collections businesses in 2020 after announcing its intention to leave the sector last year. Amey UK plc published its accounts for 2020 yesterday (15 June). The company’s waste collections division’s revenue was £84.8 ...

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16 February 2001

Greenpeace steps up campaign against incineration


International campaigning group Greenpeace has stepped up its campaign against energy from waste plants. Last year Greenpeace members occupied London's Edmonton incinerator which is owned by SITA and several North London ...

15 February 2001

London DSO loses kerbside contract to community recycler


ECT Recycling has won the five-year contract to operate a kerbside recycling scheme for the London Borough of Waltham Forest after the work was taken away from the DSO because it was underperforming on the service. The ...

15 February 2001

Scottish waste chief sees a “culture change” towards recycling


John Ferguson, waste management policy adviser at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, has expressed his disappointment at Scotland’s latest recycling rate of 5%. But he said the Scottish waste strategy heralds a “culture change” ...

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”. ...

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