Waste Management Monday 21 January 2019
18 January 2019

Aberdeenshire to approve 3-weekly residual waste move

Aberdeenshire council is expected to approve plans next week to move to a three-weekly collection service for residual waste. The proposals are part of a new waste strategy for the region, which is seeking to maximise the “...


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18 January 2019

People news round-up (18/01/2019)


With news on: Reconomy appoints CIO; Andusia welcomes Fraser Cutting; Hartley joins Renewi board; Global Recycling Solutions’ appointment. Reconomy appoints ...

17 January 2019

Monmouthshire to make separate glass collection switch


Residents in Monmouthshire are set to receive a new glass recycling box following a “successful” glass recycling trial of over 6,500 properties which began in 2016. From 4 March glass bottles and jars will no longer be ...

17 January 2019

Jail term for ‘trommel fines’ school dumping


A 61-year-old man from Manchester has been has been handed a 12-month prison sentence after admitting to dumping 100 tonnes of trommel fines at a school car park in Oldham. Francis Heaton, from Gorton, pleaded guilty at Tameside ...

17 January 2019

Luton council to issue penalties for ‘side waste’


Luton residents have been warned that they could  face penalties of up to £400 if they leave extra black sacks and items of waste alongside residual waste bins, under a new enforcement campaign by the council. From the end of ...

16 January 2019

ESA chairman welcomes Strategy ‘direction’


VIDEO: ESA chairman Phil Piddington has described the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy as a ‘move in the right direction’ – adding that the waste sector is now awaiting ‘bankable’ certainty on policy from government.

16 January 2019

Waste sector seeks clarity following Brexit deal vote


Waste and resources industry figures have reacted to the vote against the government’s Brexit deal in Parliament yesterday (15 Janaury), with the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit continuing to cause concern. Yesterday’s ...

15 January 2019

News in brief (15/01/2019)


With news on: Local projects benefit from Beddington Community Fund; South Hams consults on comms; FCC relaunches reuse shop; and, J&B career planning. ...

14 January 2019

‘No-deal’ Brexit concerns surface at Defra export meeting


Interruption to exports of waste are likely in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal, an exporter of refuse derived fuel (RDF) has claimed. The comments come after an industry meeting held by Defra last week (10 ...

14 January 2019

LAUNCHED: Resources and Waste Strategy Unwrapped


A group of industry bodies and letsrecycle.com have launched the highly topical Resources and Waste Strategy Unwrapped conference. Taking place on 13 February 2019 at the Congress Centre in central London, the ...

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