Business Sunday 15 September 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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11 September 2019

Biffa reports ‘solid growth’ in half-year update


Waste services firm Biffa says its trading in the first six months of the 2019/20 financial year has “been in line with board's expectations”, in a six-month trading update issued today. The announcement comes ahead of its ...

3 September 2019

Q2 WEEE data raises prospect of compliance fee


Data on the collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) for the first half of 2019 suggests that recycling targets could be missed for the third consecutive year. Failure to meet the targets would result in a ...

27 August 2019

Gateshead AD plant expected to open in 2019


A 70,000 tonnes per year capacity commercial anaerobic digestion (AD) facility is expected to open in Gateshead this December. Wardley Biogas is developing the facility, a joint venture between waste management company GAP ...

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, ...