Waste Management Sunday 19 May 2019
17 May 2019

Aberdeenshire confirms three-weekly waste plans

Aberdeenshire council has reinstated plans to overhaul its waste collection service, with a move to three-weekly residual waste collections. The service changes, agreed by the council’s Infrastructure Services Committee this ...

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17 May 2019

The participation and progress of women in waste

 

OPINION: What can be done to further improve the participation and progression of women in the recycling and waste industry? Dr Tracey Leghorn, human resources director at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, gives her thoughts on this topical issue...

16 May 2019

Last chance to enter into Weston refuse races

 

Waste management teams are being reminded not to miss out on their chance to register for the annual National Refuse Championships in Weston-Super-Mare, which is taking place next month. There are still a few places left for the ...

16 May 2019

End markets ‘key’ to Strategy success – Resource Association

 

Reprocessing industry trade body, The Resource Association, has highlighted a need to ‘continue to develop markets’ for recycled materials, in its response to the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy consultations. And...

15 May 2019

Harrogate council in battery warning after RCV fire

 

Harrogate borough council has issued a reminder to residents not to dispose of lithium ion batteries within mixed dry recyclable waste, following a small fire in a recycling collection vehicle this week. The incident occurred ...

15 May 2019

Morpeth waste firm fined £500,000 after employee fatality

 

Northumberland-based Sanders Plant and Waste Management Ltd has been fined £500,0000 after an employee was fatally injured when he was struck by a reversing loading shovel. The penalty was handed down by Newcastle Upon Tyne Crown...

14 May 2019

‘From emissions to leadership’ at Letsrecycle Live

 

As excitement continues to mount for the inaugural Letsrecycle Live trade show, which takes place over the 22-23 May, we provide an overview of the key discussions taking place during the two days. The venue is Stoneleigh Park, Coventry CV8 ...

13 May 2019

SUEZ UK chosen for Somerset collections contract

 

Somerset Waste Partnership has today (13 May 2019) announced that it has selected SUEZ recycling and recovery as its preferred bidder for a collections contract from June 2020. The Partnership said SUEZ would help to deliver a ...

10 May 2019

Two cities inspired by Leeds ‘on-the-go’ campaign

 

A campaign in Leeds designed to boost recycling of common food and drink packaging consumed ‘on-the-go’ has inspired cities in Scotland and Wales to launch their own campaigns. That’s according the organisers of the Leeds By...

10 May 2019

2019 Awards for Excellence winners announced

 

Organics recycling firm Biogen was named Recycling Business of the Year at the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management 2019 at London’s Landmark Hotel Yesterday. The Awards, run by Letsrecycle.com, also ...

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