News Friday 22 September 2017
21 September 2017

Councils gear up for Recycle Week

With Recycle Week less than a week away, councils around the country are preparing for the week-long event to raise awareness of recycling and waste issues. Taking place between 25 September and 1 October, Recycle Week is organised by resource charity WRAP under the Recycle Now brand. WRAP’s theme this year is ‘...

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13 September 2017

Deposit scheme ‘not the same’ as carrier bag levy


Comparing the idea of a deposit refund scheme for drinks bottles and cans to the plastic bag levy is not a good idea, panellists at RWM said yesterday (12 September). ...

13 September 2017

Defra hosts China recycling exports meeting


A meeting is being held today (September 14) at the offices of the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as part of a government bid to find out more about the concerns over export restrictions to China.

12 September 2017

Suez launches capacity report at RWM


Suez is due to officially launch its report into the UK residual waste infrastructure capacity requirements at RWM exhibition today (9 September). The report, entitled ‘Mind the Gap 2017-2030’, will reaffirm the company’s ...

12 September 2017

Agency accepts Rookery EfW won’t supply heat


The Environment Agency has accepted that the Rookery South energy from waste (EfW) plant proposed for a site in Bedfordshire is too isolated to supply heat to its surrounding area and will only generate electricity. The details ...

11 September 2017

Rivenhall EfW granted Environmental Permit


A 595,000 tonnes per year capacity energy from waste (EfW) facility in Essex has been granted an Environmental Permit. Today (11 September), the Environment Agency approved the permit for developers Gent Fairhead & Co Limited ...

11 September 2017

People news round-up (11/09/2017)


With news on celebrations at NAWDO marking the 25th anniversary of the association; RDF exporter Andusia appoints a general manager; and a new recruit at East Anglian firm Ellgia. NAWDO Anniversary celebration

11 September 2017

Policies and positivity for LARAC 2017


Staying positive in the face of a range of challenges for local authorities is one of the key messages that is expected to influence this year’s discussions at the annual LARAC Conference and Celebration Awards, at Nottingham next month.

11 September 2017

Ecosurety pledges support for MetalMatters


UK packaging compliance scheme and resource efficiency specialist, Ecosurety, has pledged its support to MetalMatters, the metal packaging industry’s flagship behavioural change programme. As part of its support package, ...

11 September 2017

Government commissions national waste capacity study


EXCLUSIVE: The government’s National Infrastructure Commission has commissioned a waste infrastructure study amid a growing debate about waste capacity in the UK. The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), has explained ...

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