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12 December 2019

News in Brief (12/12/19)

With news on: Valpak launches ‘zero carbon’ battery scheme; Andusia in Management Buy-In; Stora Enso invests in pilot bio-based facility; Asda removes 700 tonnes of plastic from its packaging

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26 November 2019

WISH unveils worker engagement tool


Ways to help employees better engage with health and safety were unveiled at the WISH worker engagement and leadership conference in Manchester last week. The Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) forum has designed a draft set ...

13 November 2019

CIWM inaugurates 104th president


The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has inaugurated Trevor Nicoll as its 104th president. At the ceremony in Cambridge yesterday (November 13) the waste sector body also launched a careers toolkit ...

11 November 2019

Waste industry hit by flood disruption


Flooding across the UK this weekend has caused disruption to a number of waste and recycling services. Most of the disruption has affected the north of England, particularly Yorkshire where flooding was caused by the River Don...

8 November 2019

Johnson and Gove back Rebecca Pow’s re-election campaign


Both Michael Gove and Boris Johnson have thrown their support behind the recycling minister's bid for re-election in her Taunton Deane constituency in Somerset.  Rebecca Pow, the current recycling minister, launched her re-election ...

7 November 2019

Craemer expands with second Telford site


Plastics manufacturer Craemer Group is expanding with the opening of a second facility at Hortonwood West in Telford. The £25 million site for plastics injection moulding will be used to produce wheelie bins, pallets and ...

5 November 2019

Equipment news round-up (5/11/19)


With news on; CRJ Services celebrates 20 years of machinery hire; TOMRA open Leicester ‘centre for excellence’; Warwick Ward win awards at dealer conference, and; Pellenc ST launches compact sorting machine.

30 October 2019

Villiers defends compliance scheme system


Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers has been pressured to justify the existence of over 50 compliance schemes which MPs have claimed lead to less environmentally-friendly waste disposal practises. Whilst appearing before ...

30 October 2019

Manchester contract boosts growth at Suez


The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) waste contracts have helped to boost Suez’s financial results for the first nine months of 2019. The global waste management company today (October 30) posted its latest ...

23 October 2019

FCC proposes Allington EfW upgrade


FCC Environment has launched a consultation on proposals to increase the capacity of its Allington energy from waste facility in Kent by 350,000 tonnes a year. The waste management company said it plans to add an extra waste ...