Waste Management Monday 21 September 2020
21 September 2020

‘Together’ message as Recycle Week starts

Recycle Week starts today (21 September) with the message ‘Together – We Recycle’. The week’s launch has seen an endorsement from resources minister Rebecca Pow and publication of new data which is said to show more people...


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21 September 2020

Paper Round drops term ‘mixed recycling’


London-based waste management company Paper Round announced today (21 September) it will stop using the term ‘mixed recycling’ for any of its co-mingled collection services. The company will rename the services ‘paper, ...

18 September 2020

News in brief (18/09/20)


With news on: Comply Direct wins health and wellbeing awards; Re-Gen uses new baler to reduce loading times; UK Polymers back Iceland's plastic reporting; and, Waste sector's carbon impact in Scotland at 'record low'.

17 September 2020

Fire crews tackling Telford landfill blaze


Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has been tackling a large fire at the Granville Recycling Plant, near Telford, since around 5am today (17 September). The landfill site is run by Welsh waste management company Potter Group...

17 September 2020

Free food caddy liners dropped in Telford and Wrekin 


Telford and Wrekin council has announced that households will no longer receive free food caddy liners, as the local authority said they are “no longer sustainable” for its waste contractor Veolia to provide. The council ...

17 September 2020

Suez in PreZero talks over part European sale


Suez has signed an agreement with the parent company of supermarket chain Lidl, which will see “exclusive negotiations” take place for the sale of Suez Recycling &...

16 September 2020

Andusia and Powerday sign RDF supply deal


Andusia has announced a Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) supply contract with London-based waste management company Powerday.

16 September 2020

UK cooking oil collection service launches


Oleo Recycling has announced the UK roll-out of its collection and disposal service for used cooking oil and fats. The company, which is part of the Saria group, said that the service will be delivered with immediate effect and ...

15 September 2020

‘Influencing innovation through a circular economy’


Mariam Bajulaiye and Dr Adam Read have developed this joint article by drawing on pointers from previous household re-use and repair technical research projects delivered on behalf of local authorities across England.

14 September 2020

DHL triumphs at Masters of Waste 2020


A  team of four from logistics firm DHL won the Masters of Waste 2020 golf tournament last week (9 September), with a score of 99 points.   The team, consisting of Simon Potter, Charles Kock, Chris Brown and Ashley Smart, won ...