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29 May 2019

Extinction Rebellion ‘inspires’ Recycle Week 2019

WRAP has outlined details of its 2019 theme for the annual Recycle Week campaign, which it says is inspired by the Extinction Rebellion protests, and the activism of Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough. Taking place from 23-...

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20 June 2019

Waste World Cup group stages drawn


The group stages for the coveted Waste World Cup have been drawn, with the 17th edition of the industry’s best mixed gender sporting event shaping up to be one of the greatest.   Now just 15 days away, the 2019 Waste World Cup...

14 June 2019

Dodd steps up to run waste side at Hills Group


Swindon-based Hills Group has announced the appointment of Ed Dodd as its group director for waste and resource management.  Mr Dodd will be responsible for managing and overseeing the waste management and treatment activities ...

12 June 2019

Appointments round-up (12/06/2019)


With news on: CIWM names junior vice president; fresh faces at Eunomia; a new manager for OPRL; appointments at Crowmwell Polythene and Vanden Recycling; and directors at Bristol Waste

3 June 2019

News in brief (03/06/19)


With news on: Pembrokeshire begins HWRC bag checks; Luton hails fortnightly collection switch; Viridor processes seaweed alongside garden waste; FEAD releases packaging directive position paper.

24 May 2019

EA and HMRC in ‘biggest day’ of waste site inspections


More than 60 sites received unannounced visits from the Environment Agency and HM Revenue and Customers (HMRC) officers yesterday in what was described as their “biggest single joint day of action” on suspected waste crime. ...

20 May 2019

Excitement builds for first Letsrecycle Live show


Excitement is building for the Letsrecycle Live trade show which opens its doors for the first time to visitors from the waste management sector on Wednesday (22 May). A host of exhibitors have already started arriving on site ...

17 May 2019

Get social at Letsrecycle Live


Alongside a packed conference schedule and a full programme of vehicle and equipment demos, next week’s inaugural Letsrecycle Live show also offers great networking opportunities through a host of social features. The ...

16 May 2019

Last chance to enter into Weston refuse races


Waste management teams are being reminded not to miss out on their chance to register for the annual National Refuse Championships in Weston-Super-Mare, which is taking place next month. There are still a few places left for the ...

13 May 2019

Centriforce Products fined after worker fatality


A Liverpool recycling company has been ordered to pay over £130,000 in fines and costs after one of its employees, Paul Andrews, was fatally crushed by plastic bales. The case against Centriforce Products Limited, which dates ...