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18 January 2019

Aberdeenshire to approve 3-weekly residual waste move

Aberdeenshire council is expected to approve plans next week to move to a three-weekly collection service for residual waste. The proposals are part of a new waste strategy for the region, which is seeking to maximise the “environmental, community and financial benefits” from the waste produced in the county. It also comes ...

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11 January 2019

Companies vie for Essex organic waste work

 

Essex county council and Southend-on-Sea borough council have taken steps forward in the award of contracts to handle garden and food waste worth up to £32 million. Nine companies have been appointed to a framework of providers ...

10 January 2019

App seeks to boost Canary Wharf on-the-go recycling

 

Office workers and visitors to the iconic Canary Wharf estate in east London are being encouraged to use a smartphone app to ‘simplify and incentivise’ on-the-go recycling. Developed by London-based start-up HELPFUL, the app ...

10 January 2019

Peterborough firms up in-house waste service plans

 

Peterborough city council has stepped up its preparations for moving waste collection services in-house as its contract with Amey comes to an early end next month (February 2019). However, the authority has noted that the move...

10 January 2019

Seneca to supply Rotherham biomass facility

 

Seneca Resource Recovery has begun a three-year contract to supply 12,000 tonnes-per-year of waste wood biomass fuel to the Templeborough Biomass Power Plant in Rotherham. North London-based Seneca, which is a part of the ...

10 January 2019

Vehicle and equipment round-up (10/01/2019)

 

With news on: LSS invests in safety system; A1 Services relaunches skip business; TOMRA introduces glass sorting machine; and Mick George expands fleet. LSS ...

9 January 2019

Kier seeks early end to Cheshire West and Chester contract

 

Services firm Kier has asked to bring to an end its waste and recycling collections contract with Cheshire West and Chester council from April 2020 – six years ahead of plan. The contract is the latest to have been shed by the ...

9 January 2019

Waste exporters meet in crunch Defra Brexit talks

 

Government officials will meet with exporters of waste and recyclable materials tomorrow (10 January) to discuss planning for a no-deal Brexit. The meeting is expected to focus on the legal framework with presentations from Defra...

9 January 2019

Gateshead fridge processing plant ‘close to completion’

 

The company developing a 27,000 tonnes-per-year capacity fridge processing facility in the North East of England expects the plant to be operational in the coming weeks. GAP Waste Management, the developer of the facility in ...

WTO 9 January 2019

China to produce ‘waste and raw materials’ catalogue

 

EXCLUSIVE: China’s delegation to the World Trade Organization has confirmed that it will be producing a catalogue of ‘solid waste materials’ which can be imported as ‘raw materials’. At the same time a statement at the ...

 
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