Business Thursday 21 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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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 ...

7 January 2019

Recycling Lives reports increased sales


Lancashire-based waste business Recycling Lives has today (7 January) reported a 61% rise in year-on-year sales in the 2017/18 financial year. The company, which comprises national waste management, WEEE recycling, car salvage, ...

3 January 2019

I&G Cohen to be ‘absorbed’ into UK’s largest textiles business


Salford-based textiles recycling firm I&G Cohen is set to be ‘dissolved’ and merged into the UK’s largest textiles business, the Textile Recycling International group. Papers for the dissolution have been filed with ...

2 January 2019

Red Industries acquires hazardous waste company ERG


Staffordshire-based Red Industries, which specialises in handling hazardous waste, has acquired the share capital of Environmental Resource Group (ERG). ERG – which is also based in the Midlands – describes itself as one ...

19 December 2018

FCC bags South Hams and West Devon contract


South Hams district and West Devon borough councils have awarded an eight-year joint contract for waste, recycling and cleaning services to FCC Environment. The contract, which will begin on April 1 2019, will run initially until ...

14 December 2018

Enter the Letsrecycle Live festive photo competition


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – so much so that Letsrecycle Live is delighted to announce the launch of its 2018 Christmas Competition! With Christmas cheer in abundance at HQ, we are ...

13 December 2018

Ward hits Immingham metal export milestone


Derbyshire-based recycling business Ward Recycling has exported over 50,000 tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals from its dedicated deep sea dock at Immingham, seven months after it opened. The business which recycles ...

7 December 2018

NLWA renews contract with LondonEnergy


The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has agreed a contract with LondonEnergy which will see the company continue to manage the authority’s waste and operate the redeveloped Edmonton Park energy from waste facility. ...

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