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11 January 2018

May targets plastics in Environment Plan

Prime Minister Theresa May today stopped short of introducing a deposit scheme for plastic drinks bottles, going only so far as to announce an extension of the carrier bag charge to smaller shops. But, a deposit scheme for plastic...

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19 February 2018

ESA highlights ‘variation’ in health and safety standards


There is “considerable variation” in health and safety performance within the waste management industry and local authorities, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) has warned. And, Stephen Freeland, policy advisor at ...

16 February 2018

Appointment news round-up (16/02/2018)


With news on: Yorwaste announces managing director; Eunomia makes senior appointment; Willshee’s creates technical compliance manager role; and, UKCM strengthens sales team.

13 February 2018

News in Brief (13/02/2018)


With news on: London partnership for flats recycling; The National Refuse Championships; Barry gasification plant permit; and Redditch recycling business expands.

31 January 2018

Sector responds to Environment Agency charges consultation


Industry bodies within the waste sector have criticised the Environment Agency’s proposals for changes to the way it issues permits, with plans to introduce new charges and fees. Under the proposed changes – which would come ...

31 January 2018

Charity news round-up (31/01/18)


With news on: B&M promotes Children’s charity; London Green Points supports causes; Cromwell Polymers sponsors team; Veolia helps Shetland foodbank; and, Viridor donates to football club.

30 January 2018

Appointment news round-up (30/01/2018)


With news of a new environmental operations chief at Boston; Linda Crichton assists with resources plan; Hadfield wood team appointment; CountyClean marketing; and CD Enviro spreads its wings. New ...

23 January 2018

Four new categories unveiled for the Awards for Excellence


Four new categories have been announced for the prestigious 2018 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management, to be hosted in London on May 10. This year there is the opportunity to gain recognition in one of four new...

22 January 2018

Equipment news round-up (22/01/2018)


With news on: Eriez Europe supplies separators to Re-Gen Waste; Teignbridge District Council selects Middleton Baler; 2-ram balers range introduced at Lyndex Recycling; Electric shredder now operational at Struber plant.

18 January 2018

Tradebe expands with Labwaste acquisition


Hazardous waste firm Tradebe has announced the acquisition of Labwaste, a specialist in the collection, treatment and disposal of laboratory waste. And, the company, which has its headquarters in Buckinghamshire, has applied for a...

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