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23 July 2018

Audit Office questions ‘robustness’ of PRN data

The amount of packaging waste recycled in the UK could be overstated due to ‘flaws’ in the PRN system, a report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has claimed.   The NAO released its report into the packaging recycling system...


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3 July 2018

Attero continues expansion with Transwaste acquisition


Doncaster-based waste firm Attero Group has acquired Transwaste Recycling & Aggregates Ltd for an undisclosed sum, continuing what it describes as an “aggressive UK expansion”. The acquisition includes Transwaste’s ...

2 July 2018

Equipment news round-up (02/07/2018)


With news on: Textiles technology launched through joint venture; Rabbit halves energy use for shredding; Richard Hammond puts JCB machinery through its paces; and RJT purchases three dump trucks

2 July 2018

Lucozade Ribena Suntory appoints Ecosurety


The drinks manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) has appointed Ecosurety to oversee packaging compliance for its soft drinks brands in 2018. Previously, LRS worked with compliance scheme MITIEpack. As part of the ...

29 June 2018

HP pledges to continue closed loop recycling system


Electronics Giant HP has pledged to continue increasing the amount of recycled plastic in its products and ensure they can be repaired instead of replaced as part of efforts to create a “closed loop recycling system”. The ...

28 June 2018

Reconomy confirms acquisition of Helistrat


Outsourcing waste management and recycling firm Reconomy, has announced the business acquisition of resource management consultancy, Helistrat. And, by continuing to follow a path of acquisition and organic business growth, the ...

28 June 2018

Viridor’s Avonmouth EfW project boosts local businesses


Viridor reports to have spent £5.3 million so far with local businesses within 30 miles of the £252 million Resource Recovery Centre in Avonmouth. The resources and waste management firm said it has been working with local ...

26 June 2018

S Norton acquires 100% of Axion Recycling


Metals recycling company S Norton & Co has purchased the entire share capital of Axion Recycling for an undisclosed fee. The move means that Axion Recycling and the business units trading as Axion Polymers and Axion Consulting...

26 June 2018

Augean sees £8m loss as Colt sold to Future


The assets of Colt Industrial Services are being sold to Future Industrial for £1 million, two years after the Augean Group purchased the company for £9.2 million. The transaction will see several fixed and mobile assets of...

26 June 2018

Arc 21 appeal process continues


The appeal by Northern Ireland's Department for Infrastructure over a High Court decision which said its incinerator programme was against the law continues today,  writes Sarah Horton. Yesterday, an appeals court in ...

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