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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16 February 2021

Reconomy achieves value with sustainability targets  


Waste management company Reconomy has published its Sustainability Review, which reports on its progress against social, environmental and business targets in the year 2019/20. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the ...

16 February 2021

‘Zero waste’ creates more jobs, GAIA says


Zero waste strategies provide “significantly” more jobs than “disposal-based systems”, according to a report published today (16 February) by international environmental alliance GAIA. The report, titled Zero Waste and...

16 February 2021

Paper Round installs compostables sorting line


London-based recycling and waste management company Paper Round has announced the commissioning of a new “compostables specific” sorting line at its materials recycling facility (MRF) in Purfleet, Essex. The line will be ...

15 February 2021

Councils consult on replacement HWRCs  


Consultations for replacement household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) are underway at Lincolnshire and Suffolk county councils. 

12 February 2021

Opinion: Safety standards and the role of the insurer


Safety concerns and fire risks run throughout the waste and recycling and waste to energy sectors and also relate to the crucial part insurers need to play in driving up safety standards. James Mountain, sales and marketing director at Fire ...

12 February 2021

ADEPT finds fifth of residual collections ‘disrupted’


In its first set of results since restarting its survey analysing the impact of Covid-19 on council waste services, the Association of Directors of Environment, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) has found that 20% of residual and 25% of ...

11 February 2021

Powys rejects monthly collections due to lockdown


Powys county council has rejected proposals to switch to a monthly collection of residual waste, stating that it would “not be the best time” to alter collection frequencies with a lockdown in place. Currently, all ...

10 February 2021

Appointment briefs (10/02/21)


With news on: Clarity Environmental sees 'significant increase' in workforce; NWH Group employs business development manager at Dumfries depot; and, UNTHA expands as it aims for £15m turnover. 

10 February 2021

HSE details ‘targeted inspections’ of waste sector


The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is this year to carry out “targeted inspections” of the waste sector which will focus on machinery guarding and workplace transport at sites. The executive has published a workplan for ...