General Tuesday 24 April 2018
24 April 2018

OPRL chief calls for ‘active’ recycling messages

The inaugural executive director of the On Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme – Stuart Lendrum – has called for a more active way for recycling messages to be featured on product labels. [caption id="attachment_123289" align...

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23 April 2018

Recycling campaign to partner cycling event


A drinks can recycling campaign has been named as the 2018 recycling partner for both the OVO Energy Women’s Tour and the OVO Energy Tour Series. Every Can Counts, which is run by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (...

23 April 2018

Amey supports social enterprises


Amey reports to have spent almost £1m with social enterprises in 2017, after joining the 'Buy Social Corporate Challenge' last year. The company is part of the services division of Ferrovia and has a number of waste management contracts in ...

20 April 2018

Welsh regulator in warning to waste firms


Welsh environmental regulator, Natural Resources Wales, is “strongly advising” waste companies to comply with the rules. The warning comes after the directors of a waste company in North Wales were ordered to pay a total ...

20 April 2018

DHL secures Masters of Waste 2018 trophy


DHL won the Masters of Waste Tournament on Wednesday (April 18) for the second time, racking up a tournament-record score of 109. The team, consisting of Ashley Smart, Simon Potter, Chris Adam and Chris Brown , came three ...

20 April 2018

Associations call for ‘frictionless’ waste trade post-Brexit


The organisations representing both the British and Dutch waste management industries have called for continued trade in waste for recycling and recovery post-Brexit. In a joint statement, Jacob Hayler, executive director of the ...

18 April 2018

Finalists chosen for 2018 Awards for Excellence


This year’s list of finalists for the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management has been revealed, with businesses, community organisations and councils all in the running for accolades. Winners of the ...

16 April 2018

Cardiff looks to Viridor ERF for heating solution


Cardiff council is proposing a scheme to heat public and commercial buildings across Cardiff using energy generated from Viridor’s Trident Park energy recovery facility (ERF). The cabinet is not set to review the proposals to ...

13 April 2018

Man dies at site owned by recycling firm


Health and Safety Executive officials have been made aware of the death of a man, believed to be in his sixties, who died at an industrial unit owned by C&J Recycling in Birmingham. West Midlands Police confirmed that the man ...

12 April 2018

National Refuse Championships sees boost in entrants


Vehicle manufacturers, local authorities and regional operators in the waste management sector are set to take part in this year’s National Refuse Championships (NRC), being held on 15 & 16 June at Weston-super-Mare beachfront.

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