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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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 ...

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 ...

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