Business Tuesday 20 August 2019
7 May 2019

Sarah Poulter becomes CIWM chief executive

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has confirmed that Sarah Poulter will take on the role of chief executive after the departure of the former deputy chief executive Chris Murphy. The pair had both become joint ...


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16 August 2019

Administrators appointed at Sellers Containers


Oldham-based skip manufacturers,  Sellers Containers, has been placed into administration. A notice today (16 August) in the UK’s official record publication, the Gazette, stated that the company, which manufactures a range of ...

15 August 2019

News in brief (15/08/19)


With news on; Leicestershire launch campaign to curb contamination; Wembley soil redistributed to Brent pitches; Willshee's named as inspirational company; Hertfordshire "supersite" progresses, and; Milton Keynes use cameras to crack down on ...

12 August 2019

Views sought on Resources Sector Deal


A group seeking to establish a ‘Sector Deal’ on resources and waste is calling for input on its proposals from businesses and organisations involved in the industry. The UK Resources Council (UKRC) has outlined initial ...

6 August 2019

Veolia Environmental Trust funding tops £5.8m


Veolia has announced that £5.88 million was contributed to environmental projects in the 2018/19 financial year through the Veolia Environmental Trust. 112 projects received funding during the year including 52 community ...

1 August 2019

Plastics recycler fined after baler injures worker’s hand


A Manchester-based plastics recycler has been fined £13,000 after an employee seriously injured his hand and lost two fingers whilst operating a baler at a site in Bolton. The incident at the site at Bradford Street, operated by ...

1 August 2019

B&M acquires AWS Recycling’s trade waste division


B&M Waste Services has continued its expansion in the Midlands by acquiring the trade waste division of AWS Recycling. Birmingham-based AWS Recycling is a commercial waste specialist with operations throughout the Birmingham, ...

31 July 2019

Wales to consult on separate collection changes


The Welsh Government is to consult this year on requirements for businesses to segregate plastic, metal, glass and paper waste for recycling. The measure was first mooted in the Welsh Government’s Environment (Wales) Act, which ...

26 July 2019

News in brief (26/07/19)


With news on: waste food from farming costs UK £1.2b; Merlin attractions get Coca Cola reverse vending machines; Waitrose launches recycled packaging for ready meals; Mansfield MRF gets new welcome sign; N. Ireland figures show municipal waste ...

24 July 2019

Andusia and Mid UK partner for SRF export contract


Waste-to-fuel specialist Andusia has partnered with Mid UK Recycling as part of a deal to supply solid recovered fuel (SRF) to Europe. The partnership will see the two companies work together to export in excess of 20,000 tonnes a...