Business Saturday 18 January 2020
13 January 2020

Suez applies for Severnside capacity boost

Suez has applied to the Environment Agency to increase the permitted annual tonnage of its Severnside Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in South Gloucestershire by 100,000 tonnes. The permit variation application for the plant, ...


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16 January 2020

Cromwell acquires Moorgreen Flexible Packaging


Leeds-based waste and recycling sack supplier Cromwell Polythene has purchased Moorgreen Flexible Packaging from Duo Plastics Limited. Moorgreen Flexible Packaging, based in Alfreton in Derbyshire, recycles and manufactures ...

13 January 2020

Talk grows of Viridor sale


Viridor has said it will “update the market as and when it is appropriate” in light of reports which suggest American private equity firm KKR lodged a bid for the waste management company last year.  According to reports in

9 January 2020

Enva acquires battery firm SAR Recycling


Enva has announced the acquisition of Immingham-based battery recycling firm SAR Recycling for an undisclosed fee. SAR Recycling describes itself as a "leading battery collection and recycling service that operates across the UK ...

8 January 2020

Fairport Containers strikes Salvation Army deal


Waste container specialist Fairport Containers has signed a deal with the Salvation Army Trading Company for the transport and refurbishment of its textile banks. Fairport Containers – which announced the deal earlier this week (06 ...

24 December 2019

Retailers cut glitter to help Christmas card recycling


This Christmas will see several retail giants including Aldi, Marks & Spencer and Tesco no longer selling festive products which have glitter on them.  And, the paper sector has highlighted the need for quality while the ...

23 December 2019

‘Buoyant’ waste market for industry deals in 2019


Ricky Thomas, M&A specialist at James Cowper Kreston, takes a look at some of the waste and recycling industry mergers and acquisitions during 2019. 2019 appears to have been another good ...

18 December 2019

Veolia acquires Mick George Recycling


Veolia has acquired Cambridgeshire-based Mick George Recycling Ltd – the recycling arm of Mick George Ltd  – for an undisclosed fee. The deal further strengthens Veolia’s position in the East of England following its  ...

13 December 2019

Resource Association votes to dissolve


Members of the Resource Association voted unanimously to dissolve the association at an Extraordinary General Meeting held this week (10 December). And, the chief executive of the body Ray Georgeson was presented by members with ...

10 December 2019

Coca-Cola invests in ‘sustainable production’ at Edmonton


Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has announced that it will invest £20 million into a new line at its Edmonton factory in North London. The company says this will "increase production of its most sustainable products". This ...