Waste Management Friday 14 December 2018
14 December 2018

Stroud welcomes ‘most-improved recycler’ tag

Stroud district council – which saw the biggest improvement in its recycling rate for the last financial year – has put its increase down to a revamp of its collection service. That’s according to Councillor Simon Pickering...

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22 November 2018

Business leaders attend Waste to Wealth Summit

 

The first of a group of about 200 ‘leaders’ from business, government, academia and civic society have agreed to commit to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth a summit in London heard today. Taking place ...

22 November 2018

Letsrecycle Live to host white collar boxing

 

A sector-wide White Collar charity boxing event is to be held at the new Letsrecycle Live exhibition and conference event to be held next May. The boxing event will take place on the evening ...

21 November 2018

Rebate system favoured to drive recyclate demand

 

A report commissioned by the Resource Association and WWF-UK has identified a ‘feebate’ system as the most attractive policy option to drive increased use of post-consumer recyclate. A fee-rebate or ‘feebate...

21 November 2018

Biffa welcomes ‘solid’ half year results

 

Biffa today reported half year results to 28 September 2018 (H1) with net revenue up 4.2% to £501.8m compared with the same period last year. Operating profit after tax fell marginally to £24.9m. The company’s recently ...

21 November 2018

Keenan Recycling enters English market

 

Scottish organic waste management company, Keenan Recycling, has announced plans to enter the English market by offering food waste collections to businesses across the North East. The Scottish-based company announced the plans ...

20 November 2018

Bolton EfW ‘back online next month’

 

Issues with the energy from waste plant in Bolton, which is run by Viridor but owned by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), are expected to be addressed this month following a “significant number of temporary shutdowns” ...

19 November 2018

Brexit impacts on RDF market highlighted by CIWM

 

A report commissioned by CIWM has warned of the possible ramifications of Brexit on the refuse derived fuel (RDF) sector and addressed “uncertainties” about the future of the industry. Published last week, ‘RDF trading in a...

19 November 2018

‘Accidental death’ verdict over Nechells wall collapse

 

Five men were accidentally crushed to death after the "foreseeable risk" of a wall collapse in the area they were working was not identified, an inquest jury concluded on 16 November. The 11-strong panel found the...

15 November 2018

‘Third president from Ireland’ in five years for CIWM

 

Ireland's contribution to CIWM was highlighted this week by Professor David Wilson who completed his year as president of the Institution on Tuesday 13 November and was succeeded by Enda Kiernan. Professor Wilson was speaking ...

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