Business Monday 22 April 2019
2 April 2019

Banning order issued to Averies Recycling director

Lee Averies, the former director of two Wiltshire waste businesses who breached environmental regulations, has been banned from running a company for six years. Mr Averies, 49, of Wanborough in Wiltshire, received the order in ...


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17 April 2019

Appointments round-up (17/04/2019)


With news on: Boughton adds service & parts manager; BIR appoints plastics committee chairman; Dunmow appoints managing director; MVV appoints joint managing director.

15 April 2019

Charity calls for action on slavery in the waste sector


Businesses in the waste industry must do more to tackle ‘modern day slavery’ and human trafficking, an official from an anti-slavery charity has claimed. Nigel Oseman, lead trainer at the charity Hope for Justice, was speaking...

15 April 2019

Vehicle and equipment round-up (15/04/2019)


With news on: Paper Round to install live cameras on fleet; Tomra launches plastic sorting machine; Witham Mills ‘in final stages’ of tipping solution; Pellenc ST to invest in test centre.

11 April 2019

Enva continues expansion with waste oils business


Enva has announced the acquisition of Associated Reclaimed Oils Ltd (ARO) for an undisclosed sum. London-based ARO is a long-established collector of waste lubricant oils and hazardous wastes, offering services to the market ...

8 April 2019

Reconomy announces acquisition of Prismm Ltd


Outsourced waste management and recycling services specialist Reconomy has announced the acquisition of Prismm Ltd, the latest in a series of acquisitions by the business. Founded in 2000 and based in Kent, Prismm – which uses ...

5 April 2019

2019 Awards for Excellence finalists announced


This year’s list of finalists for the 2019 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management has been revealed and includes businesses, individuals, local authorities and community groups. The full list is shown below. Now...

Renewi 29 March 2019

Sinfin delay and Brexit costs hit Renewi


Renewi plc has set aside up to £39 million for its ‘significantly delayed’ gasification facility in Derbyshire and is anticipating a financial impact from Brexit, it revealed in a trading update today (29 March). As well as ...

27 March 2019

NHS bids to cut ‘complex’ waste procurement


NHS Shared Business Services has appointed waste contractors to a contract framework, which is intended to reduce the time it takes for NHS organisations to procure waste services. The ‘Waste Management and Minimisation ...

26 March 2019

Scottish councils record 45.6% recycling rate for 2017


Scotland’s local authorities recorded a recycling and composting rate of 45.6% in 2017 – figures published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency today (26 March) have indicated. This represents a slight increase on the...

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