Business Tuesday 25 June 2019
5 June 2019

Biffa posts ‘strong’ financials and plans restructure

Waste management giant Biffa has today announced “strong” results for the 2018/19 financial year, with its revenue having grown by around 4.4% to £1,030.8 million compared to the preceding 12 months. Increasing revenue has ...


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17 June 2019

Remondis opens Durham C&D waste facility


German-owned waste management company Remondis has opened a revamped construction and demolition waste plant at a site in Chester-le-Street, County Durham. The site was acquired in November 2016 by Remondis' UK division through ...

29 May 2019

Stobart Energy reports rise in earnings


The biomass division of the Stobart Group – Stobart Energy – has reported a 60% rise in its earnings in the year to February 2019 to £19 million, a preliminary statement published today (29 May) suggest. This came despite the...

20 May 2019

Cory to invest in Thames barge fleet


Cory Riverside Energy has announced it is investing £7 million to modernise its barge fleet, used for transporting waste along the Thames to its Belvedere energy from waste plant. The money will see an initial 14 barges being built in Liè...

8 May 2019

Construction sector urged to heed Duty of Care warning


The waste industry-led ‘Right Waste Right Place’ campaign is working alongside the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) to raise awareness of Duty of Care obligations among construction sector SMEs. Right Waste Right Place, ...

7 May 2019

News in brief (07/05/2019)


With news on: B&M teams up with Bruntwood; Hamilton adds electric vehicles to fleet; Bexley residents donate through Green Points; ASH Group announces midlands depot opening

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 ...

3 May 2019

Sainsbury’s to trial pre-cycle option for plastics


Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has pledged to end the use of dark coloured plastics across fresh foods in its entirety by March 2020, as part of a series of pledges to reduce plastic packaging. The pledge comes as Sainsbury’s...

2 May 2019

Defra summit to discuss charity shop charges at CA sites


EXCLUSIVE: Charges paid by some charity shops for disposing of unwanted donations at local authority CA sites/HWRCs will be the focus of a government summit this summer. Joshua Doherty reports on some of the issues under discussion.

2 May 2019

News in brief (02/05/2019)


With news on: Biffa and WasteAid launch partnership; Salvation army highlights campaign success; Wiser opens Vietnam office; Tarmac teams up with Hamilton for SRF; 18,000 sign up for Mansfield garden service.