General Monday 25 June 2018
15 June 2018

HSE calls for better safety management

Analysis by the Health and Safety Executive has identified inadequate safety management systems as an area to tackle in order to reduce worker fatalities in the waste sector. The advice came in a report by HSE, published this ...

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25 June 2018

RCV races raises £20k for Alzheimer’s Society


Refuse crews from all across the UK competed in the National Refuse Championships (NRC) at Weston-Super-Mare on June 16 to raise money for charity, writes Sarah Horton. Now in its second year, the event raised over £20,...

22 June 2018

Equipment news round-up (22/06/2018)


With news on: 2018 Bobcat Customer Roadshow Programme; JCB supports Grand Prix team; Parry & Evans invests in baler; Marsden launches waste scales - by Sarah Horton.

21 June 2018

News in Brief (21/06/2018)


With news on: Recycle for Norfolk Plastics Roadshow; LondonEnergy’s #MochaDifference campaign; Veolia’s Healthy Workplace Charter accreditation; Edinburgh’s new garden waste service - writes Sarah Horton.

19 June 2018

First Circular Economy Week hits London


Organisations across London are being encouraged to contribute to the capital’s first Circular Economy Week, which takes place this week (18 – 22 June). Led by the London Waste and Recycling Board’s (LWARB) Circular Economy ...

18 June 2018

‘Accidental’ fire at plastics site put out


South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has this afternoon (18 June) confirmed that a fire at a plastics recycling facility owned by Moulding Solutions in Rotherham is now out. The service also stated that “in the early ...

13 June 2018

News in Brief (13/06/2018)


With news on: First Mile renews partnership; Epping Forest launches food challenge; van seized in Bradford; Tidy Planet brings Spanish boilers to UK; Ellgia wins contract with British Sugar; and, UKWSL helps with Landfill reduction.

12 June 2018

Mid UK fined for illegal waste site fire


Lincolnshire-based waste firm, Mid UK Recycling Ltd has been prosecuted for breach of environmental permit, following a fire at one of its sites in 2015. Mid UK was fined £100,000 with fees of £50,000 after sentencing at Lincoln...

12 June 2018

Spain referred to CJEU over waste management plans


The European Commission has referred Spain to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) – the union’s highest court – for failing to establish and revise its waste management plans. Spain had to establish the necessary waste ...

11 June 2018

Spotting the signs of modern slavery


OPINION: Roger Bannister, chief executive of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) explains how to spot the signs of modern slavery. Spotting the signs of modern slavery and labour exploitation in the workplace is no ...

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