News Friday 21 September 2018
21 September 2018

REPIC publishes WEEE target method research

WEEE compliance scheme Repic has today (21 September) published a new way for calculating the target setting for the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment in the UK. The possible approach has been produced by the Pentland Centre of Sustainability in Business at Lancaster University, which was commissioned by ...

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12 September 2018

EPR could help fund residual waste treatment, says SUEZ


The UK could go beyond the Circular Economy package already signed with the European Union and go for 100% cost recovery of products under producer responsibility to help pay for residual waste treatment, waste firm SUEZ said today (12 ...

Renewi 12 September 2018

Renewi confirms exit of Dumfries & Galloway contract


Renewi announced yesterday (12 September) that it has successfully reached an agreement to exit its “loss-making” Dumfries and Galloway contract in Scotland.   The agreement was reached between the waste-to-product ...

12 September 2018

‘Simplify information’ advises Manchester flytipping report


Waste crime in terms of fly-tipping is a significant and persistent problem in Greater Manchester with an average of 144 incidents a day. The figure comes in a newly-published study, 'Tip of the Binberg', which was supported ...

11 September 2018

Dorset Waste Partnership ‘will cease to exist’ next year


Waste collection services in Christchurch are likely be transferred to Dorset Council for a year as the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) “ceases to exist as a partnership” in April 2019.  And, the DWP’s joint committee ...

RWM 11 September 2018

RWM organisers ‘delighted’ with new visitor registration


New RWM organiser, the PRYSM Group, has announced that nearly half of those registered to attend this year’s event will be doing so for the first time. The event, which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 12th/13th September, ...

11 September 2018

‘Recyclers should learn from the logistics sector’


OPINION: A right turn for recycling.  It’s time we learnt from the logistics sector if we want a recycling industry that works for business and the environment, argues Anthony Sant of AO Recycling. In business, most companies ...

10 September 2018

Metals sector welcomes EU’s BAT conclusions


The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has welcomed publication last month (August 2018) of the BAT (best available technique) Conclusions for the Waste Treatment BREF of the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) in the Official ...

10 September 2018

Agency lifts suspension on plastic packaging waste exporter


The Environment Agency has reinstated the accreditation for plastic recycler and exporter J & A Young under the PRN system, it has confirmed today. This comes just three days after the Agency had stated that it had suspended ...

10 September 2018

‘CIWM rumours causing concern’, says President


Members of CIWM will attend their annual general meeting during this week's RWM show at Birmingham and receive some details about a range of changes proposed for the Institution. They have been told by their president, Professor ...

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