Waste Management Tuesday 20 March 2018
19 March 2018

Beauparc continues UK growth with Scotwaste acquisition

Beauparc Utilities Group, the owner of the Panda waste management brand, has continued its growth in the UK through the acquisition of Scottish skip hire and waste management business, Scotwaste. In an announcement last week, ...


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20 March 2018

New faces for Advisory Committee on Packaging


The importance of the role of the Advisory Committee on Packaging has been highlighted by its chairman, Phil Conran, after the appointment of three new members. Mr Conran said: “The Government is under intense pressure to ...

19 March 2018

Flytipping: Hertfordshire points to household waste ‘leakage’


Research by the Hertfordshire Waste Partnership has found that about two thirds of the fly tipping incidents reported each year are as a result of ‘normal household waste’ which has ‘leaked’ from established waste disposal routes.

19 March 2018

Recycling Lives reports social value boost


National recycling and waste management social enterprise, Recycling Lives, has created up to £5.2 million in ‘social value’ through leading offender rehabilitation work and other initiatives, the organisation has said. The ...

16 March 2018

GMWDA’s John Bland to retire


John Bland, treasurer and deputy clerk for the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) is retiring on 31 March, after more than 30 years in the waste management sector. Mr Bland has worked with the GMWDA – one of the...

15 March 2018

Equipment news round-up (15/03/2018)


With news on: Parry & Evans opts for Liebherr; waste company invests in Terex crusher; repeat customer for Riverside; Doppstady improves universal shredder; and, ZenRobotics delivers robots to sorting centre.

15 March 2018

Ealing looks to bring waste collection contract in-house


Ealing council is looking to end its collections contract with current provider Amey, and consider an option to bring the service in-house. If agreed by the council’s cabinet next week, the authority will give notice to end the ...

14 March 2018

MPs criticise sale of Green Investment Bank


MPs have criticised the government for selling the Green Investment Bank to a private investment bank, claiming that the body had “failed to live up to its original ambitions”. In a report published today, the Public Accounts ...

14 March 2018

Veolia opens St Helens glass recycling facility


Veolia and Knauf Insulation, have officially opened a new ‘high-tech’ glass recycling facility in St Helens, which will reprocess glass fines to use in insulation. Each year, over 60,000 tonnes of used glass ...

12 March 2018

Renewi to avoid ‘future risk’ by ending Scottish PFI contract


Renewi plc is to end its PFI operating contract with Dumfries and Galloway council 10 years early. The company said it will have made a loss of around £3m in the year to 31 March 2018 and is pulling out to avoid “future risk”.

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