General Friday 22 September 2017
22 September 2017

Odour risk ‘greatly reduced’ at Path Head landfill

The Environment Agency has claimed that the potential for odour arising from the Path Head landfill site, owned by Suez, has 'greatly reduced'. The Agency has said that the company’s efforts to tackle odour at the site have “...

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22 September 2017

New in brief (22/09/2017)

 

With news on: Eunomia informs Plastic Strategy; NWH reports growth; Geminor signs export contract; Hills Group’s ‘Move to Improve’ winner; UKWSL launches energy company; and Veolia’s ‘Wonder Day’.

21 September 2017

Birmingham waste strike on hold following court ruling

 

Birmingham city council's refuse collection workers will suspend strike action, following a High Court ruling over redunancies yesterday (20 September). Trade union Unite, which represents the workers, announced that the High ...

21 September 2017

Councils gear up for Recycle Week

 

With Recycle Week less than a week away, councils around the country are preparing for the week-long event to raise awareness of recycling and waste issues. Taking place between 25 September and 1 October, Recycle Week is ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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