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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4 May 2017

News in Brief (04/05/2017)


With news on: Glamorgan Cricket Club sees recycling boost; Ealing hits recycling target ahead of schedule; Rental sector recycling guide, and; Cawleys vehicle investment.

25 April 2017

LWARB launches Advance London support scheme


The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched its three-year support programme – Advance London – to help London’s small and medium-sized businesses adopt ‘circular economy’ business models. Advance London, ...

Gatwick 24 March 2017

DHL and Gatwick open biomass waste plant


Logistics firm DHL has formally opened a £3.8 million biomass burning facility at Gatwick Airport – which it is claimed is the ‘first of its kind in the world’ to treat Category 1 waste from international flights. Catering ...

22 March 2017

News in Brief (22/03/2017)


With news on: Tesco launches hotline to tackle food waste; Newcastle Waste Commission meets; fly-tipping at Biffa site, and; Renewi opens on London Stock Exchange.

3 March 2017

Ellgia acquires local competitor Purple Recycling


Cambridgeshire commercial waste business Ellgia has today (3 March) announced the acquisition of local competitor Purple Recycling. The Ely-based company anticipates a ‘smooth transition’ and will take over operations at ...

2 March 2017

News in Brief (02/03/2017)


With news on: Collard metal site; LCF grant for café; RDF exporter anniversary, and; Envac to join ‘smart cities’ initiative.

2 March 2017

Simply Waste Solutions acquires Wycombe Trade Waste


Simply Waste Solutions has announced the acquisition of Wycombe Trade Waste and Skip Hire Ltd– which will add 500 new customers to its existing client base. The waste collections business concluded the deal yesterday (1 March) ...

2 March 2017

Outsourcing firms establish Waste Management Brokers Association


Three major providers of waste brokerage services have collaborated to establish the Waste Management Brokers Association (WMBA), a body set up to represent outsourcing firms within the waste sector. Founding members UK Waste ...

28 February 2017

Shanks to rebrand as Renewi following merger


Shanks Group is to rebrand as Renewi plc following completion of its merger with Dutch competitor Van Gansewinkel Groep B.V., the waste company has announced today (28 February). The relaunch, which will be reflected on the London...

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