Metals Monday 6 July 2020
30 June 2020

News in brief (30/06/20)

With news on: WasteCare and Bradford launch decontamination service; Mach-Tech announces exchange programme;  EMR unveils net-zero strategy; Renewi aims to increase recycling rate.


With the latest news and past articles about metals recycling. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


29 August 2019

Equipment news round-up (29/08/19)


With news on; Robot-equipped C&D processing line operational in California; Wetherby expands and installs new waste baler; Geocycle North America takes delivery of UNTHA waste shredder, and; BHS-Sonthofen ...

7 August 2019

Plastic water bottle alternatives ‘still harm the environment’


Campaign group and thinktank Green Alliance has warned of the potential environmental harm that can be caused by moving from plastic water bottles to alternatives such as cans and cartons, writes Lucy Lewin.  The organisation ...

23 July 2019

Packaging target ‘optimism’ despite plastic and aluminium concerns


Provisional packaging data for the second quarter of 2019 has suggested that most materials remain on track to meet recycling targets, but concerns remain over plastic and aluminium. The figures, published late yesterday (July 22...

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 ...

28 June 2019

Ribbon cutting for new Lefort UK headquarters


One of the UK’s longstanding suppliers of heavy equipment for use in the metals recycling sector, Lefort UK, has opened a new head office in Berkshire. At the same time, the business is celebrating 50 years of UK operations...

19 June 2019

Aluminium can recycling rate reaches 75% in 2018


Around 75% of aluminium drinks cans were collected for recycling in the UK in 2018, according to figures published by the aluminium recycling body Alupro this month. This represents a 3% increase in the can recycling rate compared...

11 June 2019

Vehicle news in brief (11/06/2019)


With news on: £2m investment by Ward; Biffa safety cameras; an electric bin emptying machine; and, a loading shovel milestone for JCB.

30 May 2019

News in Brief (30/05/2019)


With news on: Recycling Lives completes acquisition; Casepak begins Aylesbury contract; Acumen milestone, and; Pembrokeshire plastics.

10 May 2019

EMR agrees to sell parts of M&W after competition inquiry


European Metals Recycling (EMR) has sold parts of a metals recycling company it acquired in 2017, in order to comply with an order by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA). The agreement will see parts of Metal and Waste ...