General Sunday 17 February 2019
14 January 2019

LAUNCHED: Resources and Waste Strategy Unwrapped

A group of industry bodies and have launched the highly topical Resources and Waste Strategy Unwrapped conference. Taking place on 13 February 2019 at the Congress Centre in central London, the ...

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15 February 2019

Appointments round-up (15/02/2019)


With news on: Two appointments for Powerday; Grundon recruits estates director; Mick George expands team; and, a hat-trick for UNTHA. Two appointments for ...

13 February 2019

Charity and CSR round-up (13/02/2019)


With news on: Suez exceeds target for Macmillan; Veolia’s ‘Recycle for Charity’ campaign; and UKWSL supports local school. Suez exceeds fundraising goal ...

11 February 2019

Waste businesses sign up to diversity commitment


Waste management companies Veolia, FCC Environment and Viridor's parent group Pennon are among the signatories to a commitment to “attract more diverse and inclusive talent” across the utilities and energy sectors. Launched by...

8 February 2019

Fairport Containers suffers fire at Adlington site


[Updated: 14/02/19] Operations have resumed at a site belonging to Fairport Containers in Lancashire, after a fire broke out in premises adjoining its site early this week (3 February). Fairport Containers is a provider of ...

29 January 2019

Haulage firm fined £510,000 for illegal RDF storage


A Hertfordshire-based waste haulage business has been fined £510,000 for “illegally storing thousands of tonnes” of baled RDF at a site on the Hertfordshire-Cambridgeshire border. Winters Haulage Limited – which is now in ...

29 January 2019

News in brief (29/01/2019)


With news on: Morrisons trials paper grocery bags; Westminster team tackles fly-tipping; Waitrose launches plastics initiative; Welsh projects benefit from landfill community scheme; Bakers targets expansion.

23 January 2019

‘Modest growth’ in carpet recycling rate


The UK’s carpet recycling industry association has released 2018 data pointing a jump in the tonnage of carpet waste collected for recycling and reuse, but with the sector still on course to miss its 2020 landfill diversion target.

22 January 2019

Fire crews at Viridor’s Dunbar landfill


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has confirmed that around 40 firefighters are tackling a ‘large fire’ in a building at a landfill site owned by Viridor in Dunbar, East Lothian. The fire was discovered in the early...

22 January 2019

People news round-up (22/01/2019)


With news on: Stobart takes on head of people; Cromwell Polythene appoints sales executive; Axion expands team; CHC recruits Jeremy Green; and APEAL appoints president.

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