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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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8 July 2019

Directors given suspended sentences after waste fires


Directors of a waste management company in Hereford have been issued suspended prison sentences after two major fires on their premises. David Lawrence and Andrew Gibson, formerly of Lawrence Skip Hire, pleaded guilty to one ...

3 July 2019

Veolia honours top apprentices and graduates


Passion for environmental issues is helping to drive young people into the waste sector, according to Veolia's HR director Marguerite Ulrich and head of people development Matt Pitt. Ms Ulrich and Mr Pitt spoke to letsrecycle....

2 July 2019

Charity news round-up (02/07/2019)


With news on: Waste on Wheels raises £7,000; Bryson Recycling help fund home for children; Contenur cycle from London to Paris for tourettes group; UKCM supports Cheshire cardiac screening charity

2 July 2019

Novelis highlights improvements at its Warrington plant


The UK’s largest buyer of used aluminum cans, Novelis, has highlighted the improvements it has made to its can recycling facility in Warrington in recent years in order to boost performance. The facility at Latchford Locks was ...

1 July 2019

£23m spend ‘to make recycling easier’ in N. Ireland


Northern Ireland is to see £23 million invested in schemes to make recycling simpler, as the region’s household recycling rates overtake England’s for the first time. The £23 million funding has been announced by Northern ...

20 June 2019

Waste World Cup group stages drawn


The group stages for the coveted Waste World Cup have been drawn, with the 17th edition of the industry’s best mixed gender sporting event shaping up to be one of the greatest.   Now just 15 days away, the 2019 Waste World Cup...

14 June 2019

Dodd steps up to run waste side at Hills Group


Swindon-based Hills Group has announced the appointment of Ed Dodd as its group director for waste and resource management.  Mr Dodd will be responsible for managing and overseeing the waste management and treatment activities ...

12 June 2019

Appointments round-up (12/06/2019)


With news on: CIWM names junior vice president; fresh faces at Eunomia; a new manager for OPRL; appointments at Crowmwell Polythene and Vanden Recycling; and directors at Bristol Waste

3 June 2019

News in brief (03/06/19)


With news on: Pembrokeshire begins HWRC bag checks; Luton hails fortnightly collection switch; Viridor processes seaweed alongside garden waste; FEAD releases packaging directive position paper.