Waste Management Friday 15 December 2017
13 December 2017

BMRA ‘dismayed’ over scrap dealers act review

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA) has said it is 'dismayed' by the Home Office’s decision not to amend the conditions of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013. But, the Home Office reports that levels of metal theft ...


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14 December 2017

Council focus in scientists’ report


The role local authorities play in improving recycling performance has been explored in the Report of the Government Chief Scientific Adviser published today on waste and resources. Accompanying the report, a large volume of ...

14 December 2017

Countrystyle fined after ‘life threatening’ incident


Countrystyle Recycling Ltd, has been fined after a 34-year old worker suffered ‘life threatening’ head injuries, in 2015. Following a hearing at Folkestone Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (12 December), the waste and waste ...

13 December 2017

News in Brief (13/12/2017)


With news on: Willshee's hits RDF milestone; one millionth tonne for Ardley; Biofertiliser Certification Scheme’s record membership; Buckingham satisfied with HWRCs; and, LondonEnergy invests in fleet.

13 December 2017

Recyclers issue advice on ‘confusing’ packaging


Ahead of the Christmas period, consumers are being given advice on how to dispose of ‘confusing’ packaging items. The Recycling Association’s message to the general public is “If in doubt, throw it out” when recycling ...

Sellers 12 December 2017

Visionscape buys Sellers Containers


Visionscape has continued on its acquisition trail in the waste equipment and supplies sector with the purchase of Sellers UK from Egbert H. Taylor’s. Last month Dubai-based Visionscape bought Gelpack, a food and waste sacks and...

12 December 2017

First Max robot set for UK MRF


Commercial and industrial waste business, Green Recycling, has become the first company in the UK to invest in a Max-AI autonomous robot. The sorting robot will be delivered in February. Once operational, it will increase ...

12 December 2017

Agency extends deadline for charges review


The Environment Agency has confirmed it is extending its consultation into permitting charges after the waste sector criticised it as “inconvenient”. Yesterday, the Agency told letsrecycle.com, it will be extending ...

11 December 2017

‘Concern’ over Q3 WEEE collection drop


WEEE producer compliance schemes have expressed concern over the latest figures for the collection of waste electricals from households, which suggest that 2017 targets may be missed. Provisional data, which was published on the ...

8 December 2017

Indigo Capital emerges as sole Taylor shareholder


Egbert Taylor & Co, manufacturer of steel bins and containers, has announced a restructuring of the ownership and financial structure of the business. This sees the investor Indigo Capital take sole shareholding ...

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