Waste Management Sunday 11 April 2021
9 April 2021

Bristol reuse shop to open on Monday  

The reuse shop at Bristol's Avonmouth household waste recycling centre (HWRC) will reopen on the 12 April, Bristol Waste Company has announced. The shop will open with a 50% off sale between Monday (12 April) to Sunday (18 April...

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9 April 2021

Man jailed for dumping hazardous waste in Somerset 

 

The Environment Agency has said a businessman has been jailed for allowing thousands of tonnes of waste, including hazardous material, to be illegally deposited at a site in Somerset. According to a statement from the Agency ...

9 April 2021

News in brief (09/04/21)

 

With news on: Grundon announces partnership with cricket club; Eunomia to develop waste policy recommendations for St Lucia; ULCS to collect waste for businesses across Gloucester and Cheltenham; and, Enva director awarded CIWM fellowship

8 April 2021

UK competition body enters Suez/Veolia battle

 

The UK's Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has published the latest in a series of derogation notices around Veolia's part ownership of Suez. The CMA issued an initial enforcement order on 1 February 2021 concerning ...

8 April 2021

Cory takes delivery of five waste barges  

 

Cory Riverside Energy has taken delivery of five waste barges as part of its Thames investment programme. The barges will be able to carry 20 waste containers each, containing a total of 270 tonnes of residual waste. ...

8 April 2021

HMRC awaits landfill fluff appeal verdict

 

HMRC expects judgement of its appeal against a court ruling which said waste deposited as ‘fluff’ at landfill sites was not liable for tax “within one to two months”.  HMRC’s appeal relates to a long-running dispute it...

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 ...

6 April 2021

Amey company fined over 2016 reversing fatality

 

A reminder about the need to reduce vehicle reversing was issued by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) following a court case over a fatality in 2016. The case, heard at Northampton Crown Court last week, resulted in a fine for...

1 April 2021

Fletchers Waste unveils ‘inflatable skip’

 

Sheffield-based Fletchers Waste Management today (1 April) launched the “world’s first” inflatable skip, which the company announced can be flat-packed and sent through the post. The InflataSkip is made from flexible PVC and...

1 April 2021

Casepak to process Tewkesbury recyclables

 

Leicester-based waste management company Casepak has won a contract to process 10,000 tonnes per year of dry, mixed recycling from Tewkesbury borough council.    The three-year contract will see dry, mixed ...