Vehicles & Plant Monday 12 April 2021
12 April 2021

Viridor and Tomra collaborate on Scottish DRS bid

Viridor and recycling infrastructure company Tomra have joined together in a bid for the design, build and operation of the Scottish deposit return scheme (DRS) counting and sorting centres. Scotland is to introduce a DRS from 1 ...


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9 April 2021

Refuse Vehicle Solutions expands services with AJK


Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS) has expanded its services by becoming a “key UK dealer” for AJK Skip and Hook Loader systems. RVS, which is based in Dursley, Gloucestershire and provides new, remanufactured and used waste ...

7 April 2021

Contracts signed for Coventry’s in-house MRF


Coventry city council’s in-house materials recycling facility (MRF) took another step forward on 1 April with the signing of contracts to begin its construction. The building of the 175,000 tonnes-per-year capacity facility will...

6 April 2021

Milton Keynes residents to receive four wheeled bins  


Homes in Milton Keynes will receive four-wheeled bins each, as part of plans to reduce contamination and increase recycling from 2023. The move follows a trial as well as a consultation by Milton Keynes council. The consultation, ...

6 April 2021

Willshee’s invests in Swadlincote ‘state-of-the-art’ MRF


Burton-based Willshee’s Waste and Recycling announced in March that it had opened what it considers to be the “most advanced recycling plant in the Midlands”, following a £10 million investment. The material recycling ...

25 March 2021

NRW updates permits for some waste plants  


Natural Resources Wales (NRW) had said it has reviewed 36 environmental permits for waste treatment installations, to “ensure they are performing to the highest environmental standards”. The Welsh regulator carried out ...

24 March 2021

Cory ‘engaging with market’ to source waste


VIDEO REPORT: The chief executive of Cory Riverside Energy has said he hopes the company’s recently approved energy from waste (EfW) plant in Belvedere, South East London, will help to alleviate waste infrastructure issues in the ...

16 March 2021

Coventry approves loan for ‘upgraded’ MRF


Coventry city council’s cabinet gave initial approval on 9 March for a £1.9 million loan to upgrade its plans for its in-house materials recycling facility (MRF). The loan will be used to increase the plant’s capacity from ...

15 March 2021

EMR unveils electric handler at Liverpool site


European Metals Recycling (EMR) has unveiled its first electrically-enabled material handler in the UK at its site at Liverpool Alexandra Docks. The company says the £2.3 million investment will pave the way for the site to “...

11 March 2021

Newport launches ‘first electric RCV’ in Wales


Newport city council announced yesterday (10 March) it had launched “Wales’s first” electric refuse collection vehicle (RCV). The 27-tonne eCollect vehicle was supplied by Dennis Eagle and purchased for around £433,000 with...