Waste Management Thursday 14 November 2019
13 November 2019

Trade waste boosts Biffa revenues

Biffa has reported half year results to 27 September 2019 which showed net revenues up by 8.7% to £560 million and underlying operating profit (before exceptional items) up 8.3%. Alongside the numbers issued today (13 November), ...


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1 November 2019

Hot commissioning at delayed Suez Eco Park


Suez UK has said that its delayed Eco Park facility in Surrey is nearing completion after the facility’s gasifier accepted its first waste. The Eco Park is a collection of facilities designed to manage waste from Surrey ...

31 October 2019

Dorset looks to preserve cross-border HWRC use


Dorset council is set to spend £405,000 ensuring that its residents have access to Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) outside of the county. The proposal for the investment comes after neighbouring Hampshire county ...

30 October 2019

Work-related ill health ‘impacts 4.5% of workers’


Statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) today have shown that around 4.5% of workers in the waste industry suffered from work-related ill health in 2018/19.

30 October 2019

Manchester contract boosts growth at Suez


The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) waste contracts have helped to boost Suez’s financial results for the first nine months of 2019. The global waste management company today (October 30) posted its latest ...

30 October 2019

Amey to meet union as Surrey strikes loom


Amey is set to meet with union representatives on Friday in a last-ditch attempt to avert strikes by waste collectors in two Surrey districts next week. The utilities giant is hoping to come to an agreement with employees ...

29 October 2019

Tradebe receives permit for healthcare waste plant


Tradebe has been granted an environmental permit for a waste treatment facility in Bellshill, near Glasgow, which will process nearly 25,000 tonnes of healthcare waste a year. The plant is being developed under a 10-year contract ...

29 October 2019

Veolia hails ‘twice as efficient’ EfW


Energy from waste facilities can be twice as efficient as conventional power plants and could help the UK to avoid an impending ‘energy crisis’. That is the message from recycling and energy giant Veolia which this week (...

28 October 2019

Vehicle news round-up (24/10/19)


With news on; Macpac gets cash injection from Michelin; Grundon expands Bristol fleet; Hambleton introduces electric vehicles, and; Smiths Ltd recycles its fleet.

25 October 2019

N. Ireland hits 50% target 18 months early


Northern Ireland’s councils have exceeded a 50% recycling rate – hitting their 2020 target 18 months early. Data for July 2018 to June 2019 shows that households in the region are recycling and composting more waste than ...

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