General Friday 24 November 2017
21 November 2017

Environmental regulators ‘strengthen’ collaboration

The UK and Ireland’s environmental regulators are strengthening their collaboration on tackling criminality within the waste industry, following a summit in Edinburgh last week (17 November). The summit – which was hosted by ...

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24 November 2017

News in brief (24/11/2017)


With news on: Viridor announces Lidle partnership; Zero Waste Scotland teams up on food; CS Recycling celebrates 80 years; B&M named Sustainable Business of the Year; and Gaskells tackles bin sleeping.

21 November 2017

People news round-up (21/11/2017)


With news on: Ellgia’s development manager; Cawleys appoints board member; Re-Gen’s sales director awarded; RVS appoints operations manager; and WRA’s Laing retires.

14 November 2017

Charity news round-up


With news on: Viridor donates to Mencap; MRWA and Veolia fund charity project; WCRS supports children’s charity; and Yorwaste supports projects in North Yorkshire. ...

7 November 2017

Appointments round-up (7/11/2017)


With news on: Charlie Trousdell elected ORG chair; Pillman takes over as Natural Resources Wales chief exec; and, Bywaters’ commercial director. Charlie ...

6 November 2017

News in brief (6/11/2017)


With news on: WMBA announces ‘significant’ growth; Resource Association welcomes affiliates; CDEnviro takes NI Small Business award; Roadchef’s contract with UKWSL; and, Millennials ‘least likely’ to recycle.

6 November 2017

WRAP income rises but resource spending cut


Waste and resource management spending by the resources charity WRAP fell by more than £1 million during 2016/17, despite an overall increase in its income. Over the financial year, expenditure on resource management work ...

3 November 2017

Second robot for American MRF as BHS targets UK


American equipment supplier, Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), has made a second installation of its ‘Max-AI’ robot, at a materials recovery facility (MRF) in York, Pennsylvania. And, the company...

31 October 2017

Savanna Rags fined £650,000 after death of worker


Textile recycler Savanna Rags International has been prosecuted after an 76-year-old worker was fatally injured, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) announced yesterday (30 October). The HSE said that the Magistrates’ Court in...

30 October 2017

Veolia could face paying Lambeth staff living wage


Inner London borough, Lambeth, has announced that it intends to start negotiations with contractor Veolia to pay the London Living Wage rate to staff working on its environmental services contract with the borough. Lambeth council...

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