General Thursday 21 September 2017
20 September 2017

Viridor highlights EfW investment in sustainability report

Viridor has outlined its continued investment in energy recovery facilities, in the company’s latest sustainability report, released this week. In its Sustainability Report 2017, the waste and resources management ...

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20 September 2017

Agency to consult on ‘risk-based’ regulation in 2018


Planned changes to the way that fees for compliance with environmental permitting regulations are assessed have been pushed back to 2018, the Environment Agency has confirmed. The Agency has been considering changes to its ...

19 September 2017

HSE outlines safety plan for waste and recycling sector


The Health and Safety Executive has targeted a reduction in injuries and fatalities to waste workers caused by moving machinery, in its latest plan for the sector. HSE has published sector plans this week (18 September) for 19 ...

19 September 2017

Birmingham waste workers vote to continue strike


Birmingham refuse workers involved in a long-running dispute over potential job cuts, yesterday (18 September) voted to continue strike action. Trade union Unite, which represents the council’s refuse workers, said action could ...

18 September 2017

Equipment news round-up (18/09/17)


With news on: Balebid's launch in UK; Ward's investment in Ardent fire protection; and AMCS's new digital solutions.  

14 September 2017

Charity news round-up (14/09/2017)


With news on: Michael Eavis joins Viridor celebrations; Ellgia takes on Berlin Marathon; Veolia supports Race for Life; and, LondonWaste's charity pledge.

14 September 2017

Biffa outlines rationale for new landfill space


The rationale for taking a fresh policy approach to the development of new landfill capacity was outlined at the RWM show this week by two Biffa authors, following publication of its Reality Gap report. The report writers, Jeff ...

13 September 2017

Quality First report launched at RWM


The Recycling Association strengthened its call for quality recycling with the launch of its Quality First policy document at RWM in Birmingham yesterday (12 September). The report, titled ‘Why Quality Must Come First’ puts ...

12 September 2017

Suez launches capacity report at RWM


Suez is due to officially launch its report into the UK residual waste infrastructure capacity requirements at RWM exhibition today (9 September). The report, entitled ‘Mind the Gap 2017-2030’, will reaffirm the company’s ...

11 September 2017

People news round-up (11/09/2017)


With news on celebrations at NAWDO marking the 25th anniversary of the association; RDF exporter Andusia appoints a general manager; and a new recruit at East Anglian firm Ellgia. NAWDO Anniversary celebration

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