Waste Management Friday 19 April 2019
18 April 2019

Three shortlisted for West of England residual contracts

EXCLUSIVE: The West of England Partnership has shortlisted three companies for parts of a £21.2 million per annum residual waste treatment contract. Viridor, Suez and ETM Recycling Limited are all set to secure parts of the 10-...


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8 April 2019

Acumen completes Poland waste work for EA


The Environment Agency has paid for the return and disposal of 4,000 tonnes of poor quality “unsorted” waste that was sent to Poland from the UK 'under the guise of recycling'. The Agency confirmed to letsrecycle.com

5 April 2019

Veolia to bring all-electric RCV fleet to the City


Veolia takes over a contract to manage waste and recycling collections in London’s Square Mile from tomorrow (6 April), from services firm Amey. As part of the contract, which could be worth up to £111 million, the City of ...

5 April 2019

Hull gasification project appoints new contractor


The developer of a 240,000 tonnes-per-year capacity waste gasification plant in Hull, Energy Works (Hull) Ltd, has appointed engineering firm Black & Veatch to oversee the completion of the facility. This comes after the ...

4 April 2019

News in brief (04/04/2019)


With news on: Welsh minister highlights DRS consultation; Viridor and Forest Holidays strike waste deal; Zero Waste Scotland launches food scheme; ‘Global action’ required to solve e-waste challenge

4 April 2019

Defra looks at Strategy impact on council contracts


A Defra official has revealed that the department is currently looking into whether council contracts can be renegotiated in order to meet the ambitions set out in the Resources and Waste Strategy. Melanie Foster, senior official ...

4 April 2019

City Hall ‘sees no need’ for more EfW capacity in London


Any further attempts to develop Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities in London will be challenged by the Mayor of London and his office, the Deputy Mayor for the Environment has said. Shirley Rodrigues was speaking at the London ...

4 April 2019

LWARB project reports 10.7% recycling rate for flats


A crucial project to find ways to boost flats recycling in London found that the recycling rate from 12 estates surveyed was just 10.7%, delegates to the London Conference were told this week. Some sites also had high levels of contamination ...

3 April 2019

Powerday triumphs at Masters of Waste 2019


A four-man team from Powerday took home the trophy at the Masters of Waste 2019 golf tournament in association with Tegos Group at the Buckinghamshire golf course in Uxbridge last week. With a score of 106 points, Powerday’s ...

2 April 2019

Amey to appeal Waterbeach EfW decision


Amey has announced that it is appealing Cambridgeshire county council’s decision to block its proposed energy from waste (EfW) facility at the Waterbeach Waste Management Park near Cambridge. In September 2018, the council ...

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