Business Monday 19 March 2018
12 March 2018

Cross-sector meetings to shape PRN policy

A series of six cross-sector meetings to discuss the future of the UK packaging waste (PRN) system start this week, with agreement on setting up a fund to boost recycling and communications on the agenda. Packaging firms, small ...


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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 ...

9 October 2017

Procter & Gamble to launch ocean plastic bottle


Multinational manufacturer Procter & Gamble has announced that it will sell a limited edition washing-up liquid bottle made from 100% recycled plastic and ocean plastic in 2018. The plastic bottle, branded as, 'Fairy Ocean...

6 October 2017

Ireland’s PandaGreen acquires WSR Recycling


Irish waste business PandaGreen Ltd has made its second acquisition in the UK with the take-over of WSR Recycling, the businesses announced at the end of last week (6 October). The Cheshire-based company operating in north ...

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