General Tuesday 16 October 2018
16 October 2018

Agency action against waste crime remains static

Data released by the Environment Agency on waste crime shows little improvement in terms of the number of illegal waste sites being dealt with by the Agency over the past eight years. The number of sites that the Agency was “...

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16 October 2018

Investigation underway into Restore Datashred fatality

 

An agency worker has died following an incident at a data destruction facility owned by Restore Datashred in Crayford. The incident occurred at around 1pm on the site at Optima Park last week (October 9...

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Nestlé Waters rolls out national recycling programme

 

Nestlé Waters has confirmed that it will be continuing its partnership with recycling charity, Recoup, and environmental education firm, Wastebuster, to deliver an updated recycling programme for schools this year.  The 'R-...

11 October 2018

SUEZ calls for recycling label shake-up

 

A new on-pack recycling labelling system featuring both colours and numbers could help simplify recycling for consumers without costing councils millions, according to SUEZ. The recycling company claims that while there are a “...

8 October 2018

letsrecycle.com launches new event for 2019

 

letsrecycle.com has announced a brand new event, Letsrecycle Live, which will welcome a range of professionals from across the waste management industry. The show allows visitors to see the latest plant, equipment and ...

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Bryson Recycling celebrates 25 years in business

 

Social enterprise, Bryson Recycling, has pledged to stay “at the forefront” of tackling waste as it celebrates its 25th anniversary.  Bryson started recycling in 1993 with its ‘Cash for Cans’ scheme which was operated by ...

4 October 2018

Currys PC World launches collection scheme for used batteries

 

Currys PC World's home installation teams will offer to collect customers’ used household batteries for recycling when they deliver and install new appliances, as part of a battery recycling scheme. The scheme, which will last ...

3 October 2018

UKCM storms to victory at Masters of Waste Scotland

 

A  team from UK Container Maintenance has won the fourth Masters of Waste Scotland golf tournament held at Trump Turnberry, Ayrshire on 27 September. The team of Richard Delooze, Ben Connet, Robert Hall and Kenny Smith triumphed ...

2 October 2018

WRAP sees income fall after ‘challenging’ year

 

Resources charity WRAP saw its overall income fall in the last financial year, but the charity continues to operate within budget despite government cuts leading to job losses early this year.   According to financial reports...

1 October 2018

RECOUP questions Defra and Treasury link

 

The chief executive of plastics charity RECOUP has questioned why a consultation on single use plastics  tax was undertaken by the treasury, and not Defra, and has called for “more joined up thinking”. The claim was made at the ...

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