Waste Management Saturday 27 February 2021
26 February 2021

Prices and PFI boost Veolia results

Veolia yesterday (25 February) published its results for 2020, which chairman and CEO Antoine Frerot hailed as “very strong”, as well as proving Veolia’s “resilience” and “exceptional rebound” in confronting the Covid-19 ...


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23 February 2021

Veolia counters in legal row over bid for Suez


In the latest twist to the takeover battle being waged between the two waste management giants, Veolia says the suspension of its tender offer for 70.1% of Suez by a French commercial court has been “cancelled”. Veolia bought ...

23 February 2021

News in brief (23/02/21)


With news on: Speakers to address EPR at online NLWA event; WasteCare launches Covid-19 test kit waste disposal service ; Environment Agency chief executive calls for ‘better regulation’; and, Newark and Sherwood warns residents about ‘man ...

22 February 2021

Rejection for Wheelabrator’s Kemsley North EfW


Wheelabrator’s proposed Kemsley North energy from waste plant, which had a proposed capacity of 390,000 tonnes per year, has been turned down by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).  

22 February 2021

WRAP lays out 2025 targets for waste-free world


Resources charity WRAP has said a blueprint it has published for a “waste-free world by 2025”, is “one of the most important publications” in its 20 year history. Published recently after being circulated among ...

22 February 2021

SEPA appeals to waste sector after cyber-attack


The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has said it “recognises the importance of the waste sector” despite prioritising other sectors after it was hit by a ransomware attack. The organisation said it had ...

19 February 2021

News in brief (19/02/21)


With news on: VWS expands at Chesterfield plant; Basildon to modernise waste services technology; Westminster wins award for food waste trial; and, FCC wins British safety council sword of honour.

18 February 2021

‘No vaccine priority’ for waste sector


The Minister for Covid Vaccine Deployment, Nadhim Zawahi, has said phase two of the vaccine rollout programme could see those “those delivering key public services” prioritised for vaccination. Mr Zawahi made the comments in a...

18 February 2021

Appointments round-up (18/02/21)


With news of: director appointments at Grundon; chair at Reuse; Apprentices at Powerday; and senior posts at Averda Two board additions at Grundon ...

17 February 2021

‘Cut VAT on recycled materials,’ say MPs


VAT reductions to encourage the use of recycled materials and repair services would help the UK ‘grow back better’ after Covid-19, according to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC). The EAC, which is a ...