News Monday 21 September 2020
21 September 2020

‘Together’ message as Recycle Week starts

Recycle Week starts today (21 September) with the message ‘Together – We Recycle’. The week’s launch has seen an endorsement from resources minister Rebecca Pow and publication of new data which is said to show more people are recycling. Recycling in the UK has a “very exciting future”, resources minster Rebecca ...

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14 September 2020

Recresco targets stability after Ellesmere Port site acquisition


This week saw glass recycling company Recresco announce it had purchased the Ellesmere Port site it has occupied on a lease basis for the past 12 years. James Langley investigates what’s brewing in Cheshire.

14 September 2020

DHL triumphs at Masters of Waste 2020


A  team of four from logistics firm DHL won the Masters of Waste 2020 golf tournament last week (9 September), with a score of 99 points.   The team, consisting of Simon Potter, Charles Kock, Chris Brown and Ashley Smart, won ...

14 September 2020

News in brief (14/09/20)


With news on: Full Circle Generation EfW plant processes first 100,000 tonnes; Coca-Cola in the Netherlands and Norway to switch to rPET; Dsposal wins 10-year Acumen contract; and, Aldi introduces cardboard packaging across steak range.

14 September 2020

Judge rules for Essex in Tovi Eco Park dispute


A High Court judge has ruled in favour of Essex county council in the latest judgment in the long running dispute between the local authority and UBB Waste (Essex) Ltd. UBB operates the Tovi Eco Park facility in Basildon. Several ...

11 September 2020

EA misses 2019/20 illegal waste site targets


The Environment Agency missed targets for reducing the number of high-risk illegal waste sites in the 2018/19 financial year. The public body today (11 September) published a corporate scorecard for the fourth quarter of 2019/20, ...

11 September 2020

Suez board condemns ‘hostile takeover’ approach


The board of directors at Suez met on Wednesday (9 September) and concluded fellow French waste management company Veolia’s takeover strategy represented a “hostile approach”. In a statement issued by Suez yesterday (10 ...

11 September 2020

Paper sector lobbies Indonesian Embassy over exports


Representatives of the UK recovered (waste) paper industry went to the Indonesian embassy in London yesterday (10 September) seeking clarity on the paperwork requirements for the export of material to the south east Asian country.

11 September 2020

Video report: Turkey’s move to use more domestic material


 EXCLUSIVE: The recovered (or waste) paper export market is facing up to orders coming to a halt for supplying China, more controls being imposed in Indonesia and ‘quotas’ introduced in Turkey. This week the UK’s Recycling ...

10 September 2020

Loop and Suez to build ‘world’s largest’ PET recycling plant


Plastics company Loop Industries and waste management company Suez have announced plans to build “the world’s largest” polyethylene terephthalate (PET) enhanced recycling facility somewhere in Europe. Loop says the first ...

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