Business Sunday 17 February 2019
14 February 2019

Targets ‘unachievable’ without non-household waste

England will not reach a 65% municipal recycling target without an increase in the recycling of waste from non-household sources. That’s according to Claire Shrewsbury, head of government and communities at resources charity ...


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11 February 2019

Waste businesses sign up to diversity commitment


Waste management companies Veolia, FCC Environment and Viridor's parent group Pennon are among the signatories to a commitment to “attract more diverse and inclusive talent” across the utilities and energy sectors. Launched by...

7 February 2019

Appointments round-up (07/02/2019)


With news on: Board appointment at Re-Gen; Biogen lines up compliance manager; Luxus secures business development director; changes at Dennis Eagle, and; Renewi makes board move.

5 February 2019

Whitham Mills bags tipping machine patent


A British company has been granted a patent for a ‘hydraulic tipping and conveying system’ which it says can save supermarkets money when emptying backhauled food waste from roll cages. Manchester-based engineering firm, ...

4 February 2019

Grundon acquires Rabbit commercial waste assets


Nationwide waste company Grundon Waste Management has acquired the commercial waste operations of the Rabbit Group. The move will see the business and assets of Rabbit’s trade waste division transferred to Grundon, and the ...

4 February 2019

Slicker Recycling continues waste expansion


Oil recycling company Slicker Recycling has announced  that it has acquired its Kent-based competitor J Vant Limited, which includes the purchase of the Kingsnorth hazardous waste transfer station. Slicker ...

28 January 2019

WasteCare purchases Augean’s East Kent incinerator


WasteCare Group has acquired the East Kent High Temperature Incinerator at Discovery Park, Sandwich, from hazardous waste specialist Augean, in a transaction worth up to £3.4 million. The 10,000 tonnes-per-year capacity facility ...

24 January 2019

Industry leaders seek Sector Deal for Resources


EXCLUSIVE: Senior figures in the UK’s waste and resources sector are leading efforts to draw up a ‘Sector Deal’ for resources to leverage government support for innovation and investment in the industry. The work is being ...

21 January 2019

EMR fined £300,000 by competitions authority


European Metals Recycling (EMR) has been ordered to pay penalties totalling £300,000 by the Competitions and Markets Authority for failing to comply with an enforcement order regarding a 2017 acquisition. The Competition and ...

7 January 2019

Powerday offers commercial waste service by water


London-based waste management company Powerday has announced a partnership with start-up company IRecycle to offer a commercial waste service in the capital using barges to transport material. The partnership has been agreed ...

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