Business Wednesday 21 February 2018
12 February 2018

UK municipal work still knocking Renewi

Renewi has made “good operational progress” during the second half of the financial year, but is facing continuing losses on municipal contracts with Wakefield council and for the Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham (BDR) partnership.


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8 February 2018

Northern Ireland sees record high in recycling rate


Northern Ireland has recorded its highest ever household waste recycling rate at 51.5% in the three months between July and September 2017. According to provisional statistics released by the Department of Agriculture, Environment...

7 February 2018

Andusia celebrates one millionth tonne sent to recovery


Andusia Recovered Fuels is celebrating the collection and despatch to Europe of its one millionth tonne of refuse derived fuel (RDF). The bale was collected from the St Bernard’s Mill materials recycling facility (MRF) in Leeds...

6 February 2018

Equipment news round-up (06/02/2018)


With news on: UNTHA helps plant to process 6250 tonnes in three months; BHS to Build Advanced Recycling System in South Carolina; Smurfit Kappa continues Mexico investment.

2 February 2018

Business news round-up (02/02/18)


With news on: Cory completes Thames Ship acquisition; ERC rebrands to mark expansion; £500,000 fund to tackle food waste; and, AMCS acquires Brady Recycling Solutions. Cory completes ship repair ...

1 February 2018

Yorwaste retains £1.5m contract with University of York


Yorwaste in North Yorkshire has announced that it has retained a contract to handle waste generated by the University of York. As part of the new five year contract, worth £1.5 million, Yorwaste will continue to provide a general...

22 December 2017

Mercian Recycling fined after worker paralysed


A waste and recycling company in Birmingham has been fined more than £80,000 after a 24-year-old worker was paralysed after becoming trapped in machinery. A statement released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) explained ...

30 October 2017

Zero Waste Scotland invites proposals for flat glass


Zero Waste Scotland is inviting grant applications for sums ranging from £50,000 to £1,000,000, to contribute to its overall vision of developing a flat glass recovery network for Scotland. This will include both the ...

25 October 2017

Smart Solutions joint ventures in PPE supplier


Services and outsourcing group Smart Solutions has announced that it has bought a 50% stake in Armadillo Supplies, a South-Wales based supplier of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Armadillo Supplies was previously known as ...

9 October 2017

Fortress invests in £5m recycling facility


Midlands-based Fortress Recycling and Resource Management has invested £5 million in a materials processing facility in Warwick. The facility on the Heathcote Industrial Estate has been operational for two weeks and allows for ...

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