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12 September 2019

News in brief (12/09/2019)

With news on: ADBA celebrates tenth anniversary; Public to visit Veolia MRF on ‘Open House London’; Smurfit Kappa recognised for “sustainability approach”; Five-year fellowship granted to research plastic production

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19 July 2019

Wastepack helps schools tackle plastic waste


Packaging producer compliance scheme Wastepack has partnered with two Essex schools to help children tackle plastic waste and improve their recycling. Pupils at Forest Hall School in Stanstead - where the compliance scheme is ...

18 July 2019

People news round-up (18/07/2019)


With news on: New chief scientist for Defra; DS Smith appoints paper division finance director; BHS name sales director for Max-AI; technical manager celebrates 40 years at Luxus, and; new recruits for UNTHA UK.

17 July 2019

MPs question strategy ‘flexibility’ and funding


Local authorities must be given flexibility in how they meet recycling targets and need a commitment that the government will cover the cost of necessary changes, a government committee has recommended. The Housing, Communities ...

17 July 2019

Welsh council to charge for out-of-county HWRC users


A Welsh council will charge residents from a neighbouring local authority area to use a household waste recycling centre (HWRC) within its jurisdiction. The issue has arisen as people living in Llangattock and Crickhowell – ...

12 July 2019

People news round-up (12/07/2019)


With news on: Phil Morton named global WEEE ambassador; HSE appoints chief executive; Vanden brings in business development manager, and; global changes at Doosan.

11 July 2019

Harness climate action, Resource Association lecture hears


Using existing recycling systems to capture public interest dominated the discussion at the Resource Association’s summer lecture, awards and reception. The annual event this year featured two lectures, delivered by Iain Gulland...

10 July 2019

News in brief (09/07/2019)


With news on: Coffey watches Bin It! show; ReFood reports shows UK food waste progress; Veolia clean up London pride in colour; ENTRUST releases annual report; Holland and Barrett reaches zero waste to landfill.

8 July 2019

Fire crews remain after blaze at Cawleys site


Fire crews remain at the scene of a blaze at a Northamptonshire recycling depot which began on Friday (July 5). The fire began at Cawleys waste transfer and recycling depot on the Finedon Road Industrial Estate in Wellingborough ...

8 July 2019

Waste World Cup glory for Shred Station


Shred Station has been crowned the 2019 Waste World Cup winner, after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Circle Waste in the annual industry tournament on Friday (5 July). This year’s tournament, organised by ...