Waste Management Friday 22 September 2017
20 September 2017

Veolia targets ‘high quality’ HDPE at Dagenham bottle plant

Veolia officially reopened the plastic milk bottle reprocessing plant in Dagenham yesterday (19 September), which the company has said will produce around 10,000 tonnes of high quality food grade HDPE pellets annually. The ...

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21 September 2017

Birmingham waste strike on hold following court ruling

 

Birmingham city council's refuse collection will suspend strike action, following a High Court ruling over redunancies yesterday (20 September). Trade union Unite, which represents the workers, announced that the High Court ...

21 September 2017

Tesco suppliers to publish food waste data

 

Tesco has announced ‘ground-breaking’ partnerships with suppliers, which will involve the publication of food waste data throughout the supply chain. The retailer has announced partnership agreements with 24 of its largest ...

20 September 2017

Two suffer ‘serious injuries’ in Nottingham AD blast

 

Two men have suffered serious injuries in a gas explosion at an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Nottinghamshire today (20 September), emergency services have said. The incident occurred at a site operated by food waste recycler...

20 September 2017

Viridor highlights EfW investment in sustainability report

 

Viridor has outlined its continued investment in energy recovery facilities, in the company’s latest sustainability report, released this week. In its Sustainability Report 2017, the waste and resources management ...

19 September 2017

Bradford to sign ‘milestone’ 12-year waste contract

 

Bradford council will reach a “major milestone” on Thursday (21 September) as it signs a 12-year contract for waste treatment with Associated Waste Management (AWM). The Yorkshire-based company was named in April as the ...

19 September 2017

Cory selected as preferred bidder for Tower Hamlets contract

 

Cory Riverside Energy has been confirmed as the preferred bidder for Tower Hamlets council’s residual waste disposal contract – and is in line to take the contract over from Veolia. The contract, which could run for up to 17 ...

18 September 2017

Investigation launched into fire at Viridor’s Bolton plant

 

An investigation has been launched into a large industrial fire at Viridor’s thermal recovery facility in Bolton, which took place yesterday (17 September). Ten fire engines and two aerial appliances attended the fire at the ...

15 September 2017

EA and DVSA to target illegal waste carriers

 

The Environment Agency has announced an agreement with Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) on steps to stop illegal waste carriers and improve road safety in England. Sir James Bevan, Environment Agency chief executive, and...

15 September 2017

Viridor and Sheffield University undertake robotics project

 

Viridor has been working with Sheffield University on a robotics project, which it said could have a ‘significant impact’ on plant safety and efficiency. And, the company’s development manager hopes to have a robot onsite ...

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