News Sunday 12 July 2020
10 July 2020

Hampshire changes tack and rejects £34m MRF

Hampshire county council has opted against the idea of building a state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) in 

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3 July 2020

UROC announces new national chairs  


Skip hire and waste sector trade association UROC has announced the appointment of three national chairs for England, Wales and Scotland.  The announcement comes on what the trade association is dubbing ‘Independents Day...

3 July 2020

TerraCycle and O2 in PPE recycling scheme


Waste management company TerraCycle has partnered with O2 to introduce a recycling solution for personal protective equipment (PPE). TerraCycle, which specialises in hard-to-recycle waste, will be distributing  ‘Zero Waste ...

3 July 2020

People briefs (03/07/20)


With news on; Susie Burrage to continue as BMRA president; Ecosurety appoints new head of operations; ESE World appoints managing director; Bolton Bros employs third generation into business. 

3 July 2020

Scotland needs circular economy investment, MSP says


Investment in infrastructure is required to deliver a circular economy in Scotland, the country’s minister for trade, investment and innovation said on 1 July. Ivan McKee MSP was speaking at an online launch event for Viridor’...

2 July 2020

NI could be ‘EU state’ for waste shipments


The European Commission has issued a notice to stakeholders warning that Northern Ireland will be treated as an EU member

2 July 2020

Fatality rate ’18 times higher’ in waste sector


The number of fatal injuries recorded in the waste and recycling sector has fallen for the third consecutive year, but the average per 100,000 employees remains around 18 times higher than the all industry rate. ...

2 July 2020

Recycle Week to thank nation for recycling in lockdown


The theme for Recycle Week 2020 will thank the nation for continuing to recycle despite the challenges that Covid-19 has presented, under the banner ‘Together – We Recycle.’ The WRAP-organised initiative will be taking ...

2 July 2020

Court rules Energy Works Hull is power generation facility


The Technology and Construction Court has ruled the primary activity carried out at the Energy Works Hull facility is power generation rather than waste treatment. The judgement follows a legal dispute about construction between ...

2 July 2020

Veolia submits plans for ‘advanced’ Hampshire EfW


Veolia has submitted planning application for an “advanced energy recovery facility” in Hampshire, which will have the capacity to treat 330,000 tonnes per annum of residual waste. Veolia says the facility will save 65,000 ...