Waste Management Friday 17 November 2017
16 November 2017

WISH fire tests ‘positive’ over use of foam and vortex focus

Recent fire tests organised by the waste sector appear to have found new ways to better tackle waste fires, a conference in London heard yesterday. Speaking at the conference on Fire prevention and control in the waste and ...

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13 November 2017

Gove unveils plans for new regulatory body

 

With the Brexit Bill back in Parliament this week, environment secretary of state Michael Gove, has announced plans for a new regulatory body which would have more powers than the Environment Agency. Appearing to suggest that the ...

10 November 2017

DVSA warning to illegal waste carriers

 

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has issued a warning to illegal waste carriers, who it claims put other road users at risk. Gareth Llewellyn, DVSA chief executive, said today that the DVSA is ...

China 9 November 2017

China set to impose 1% limit rather than 0.3%

 

EXCLUSIVE: Indications are emerging that the revised standard for the export of materials to China for recycling could be set at 1% allowable levels of contrary material rather than the originally proposed 0.3%. China’s Ministry...

Suth Cambs 9 November 2017

Veolia transfer staff to retain existing terms at East Cambs

 

East Cambridgeshire district council has confirmed that staff transferring from Veolia to the council’s East Cambs trading company will retain their ‘existing conditions’, when the council brings its waste collections service in-house ...

8 November 2017

Bryson renews Lisburn & Castlereagh contract

 

Bryson Recycling has announced it has won a further contract to continue delivering doorstep recycling services to over 14,500 households for an authority to the south of Belfast. The recycling company, part of the Bryson ...

8 November 2017

Hampshire and Berkshire’s re3 review HWRC charges

 

Plans to make cost savings at household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) have moved forward this week in both Hampshire and parts of Berkshire, in regards to charges for using the facilities. Hampshire Hampshire county ...

8 November 2017

MBT organic residues processing for Envar compost site

 

An application has been submitted to the Environment Agency for a major expansion of Envar’s Woodhurst composting facility in Cambridgeshire to handle other organics, such as organic residues from MBT plants. Currently the site...

7 November 2017

Appointments round-up (7/11/2017)

 

With news on: Charlie Trousdell elected ORG chair; Pillman takes over as Natural Resources Wales chief exec; and, Bywaters’ commercial director. Charlie ...

7 November 2017

China quality limits prompt search for solutions

 

The impact of proposed restrictions on the export of recyclable materials to China is still uncertain according to the waste management sector with companies generally looking to find ways to improve material for export. ...

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