News Saturday 17 November 2018
16 November 2018

Tower Hamlets to bring waste services in-house

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has opted to bring its waste and recycling services in-house once its existing contract with Veolia expires in 2020. A report to the Tower Hamlets cabinet, which recommended that an in-house waste collection, recycling and street cleansing service should be created to “improve services ...

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6 November 2018

Hitting WEEE targets ‘becoming more difficult’


VIDEO REPORT: The UK will continuously miss its targets for the collection of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) without "more investment" in the recycling sector.  The investment warning comes ...

Wood packaging 5 November 2018

Defra faces pressure over wood PRNs


Defra has confirmed that its officials are looking at ways to “alleviate the pressure” that the high price of wood packaging recovery notes (PRNs) is having on the packaging waste sector. But, any swift action is not thought to be likely ...

5 November 2018

News in brief (05/11/2018)


With news on: delivery chief for North London energy from waste plant; golfing support at UKCM; Investors in People at Coral Products; and Powerday installs Adtrak software for voices.

5 November 2018

Metals recyclers launch apprenticeship scheme


An apprenticeship scheme for the metals recycling sector was today formally launched with the message that it was an 'essential development' for the industry. The importance of the scheme, which has been developed under the ...

5 November 2018

Recycling investment sees Veolia progress against ‘circular’ goal


Waste and resources company Veolia has continued to push ahead against its goal to grow the portion of its business tied to the ‘circular economy’, which now accounts for 25% of its revenue in the UK. In its annual ...

5 November 2018

TerraCycle teams up with producers on complex packaging


Three recycling schemes for traditionally difficult to recycle packaging products have been announced in recent weeks, in partnership with specialist recycling firm TerraCycle. And, the company will work with waste management firm Suez which ...

2 November 2018

Clearabee joins National Resource Consortium


On-demand rubbish removal business, Clearabee has joined the National Resource Consortium (NRC), the organisation has announced. The NRC said that Clearabee has joined its network of “48 leading independent waste and recycling ...

2 November 2018

Scotland’s landfill ban ‘not achievable’


Concerns are emerging over waste material in Scotland being diverted to English landfills as a result of the Scottish Government’s ban on landfilling biodegradable waste from 2021.  And, the likelihood of cross border movements...

2 November 2018

News in Brief (02/11/18)


With news on: Ditto Sustainability and NHS Scotland; RVS chosen by Reef Environmental; Gap food waste contract; Go Plant Fleet Services vehicle refurb centre; NHS ...

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