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23 March 2021

Reconomy acquires Eurokey Recycling

Reconomy announced yesterday (22 March) it has acquired plastic recycling company Eurokey Recycling Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Reconomy says the deal “accelerates” its progress towards its ambition of becoming “a global ...


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22 March 2021

Veolia rejects Suez proposal to end ‘impasse’


The ongoing negotiations between Veolia and Suez regarding a potential merger took another turn over the weekend, as Suez put forward a proposal — which Veolia swiftly rejected — to end the current “impasse” in negotiations.

5 March 2021

NWH Group acquires J&J Stanley Recycling


NWH Group has acquired the business and assets of fellow waste management company J&J Stanley Recycling in Blaydon, Tyne And Wear, for an undisclosed sum. The Scottish waste management firm says the deal will add approximately...

4 March 2021

Coral Products sells part of business and acquires CPL


Coral Products announced yesterday (3 March) that it  completed the acquisition of Customised Packaging Limited (CPL) for £1.25 million. And, the plastic moulding specialist also announced that it completed the sale of Coral ...

3 March 2021

Biffa revenues recover to 97% in third quarter


Biffa said in a trading update this morning (3 March) that its performance has “continued to be ahead of its expectations”, with the impact of the third lockdown on earnings less severe than originally anticipated. The update ...

24 February 2021

Ward Recycling ceases trading


North East England business Ward Recycling Ltd has ceased trading, prompting at least one local authority, Bolsover district council, to take its collection contract in-house.  Ward Recycling Ltd (company number 04373217) has ...

3 February 2021

UKWSL acquires Evolution Waste Management


EXCLUSIVE: Brokerage firm UK Waste Services Ltd (UKWSL) had acquired Nottinghamshire-based skip hire company Evolution Waste Management. The deal for an undisclosed amount was completed on 29 January 2021 and is for the assets of...

1 February 2021

Veolia meets Suez union reps to ‘discuss takeover’


Veolia says it continues to make progress in its bid to buy Suez, stating its ability to "complete the process as initially planned in seven to 13 months from now". In a statement published on 29 January, the company claimed it ...

13 January 2021

String of key appointments in waste sector


There have been a string of key appointments in the waste industry this week, with the private waste sector trade group UROC, compliance scheme Ecosurety and the RDF Industry Group, all making announcements about their senior leadership teams...

24 December 2020

IPL Plastics to acquire parts of Coral Products Group


Coral Products has entered into a share purchase agreement with One51 ES Plastics–  the UK subsidiary of the IPL Plastics Group – for the conditional sale of Coral Products (Mouldings) and Interpack for an estimated £7.9 million.