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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2 April 2019

Equipment in focus at Letsrecycle Live


A further four exhibitors have been confirmed for the upcoming Letsrecycle Live trade show on 22-23 May, bringing the total number of exhibitors so far to over the 140 mark. Kooi Security, Storm Environmental, A & C Weber UK ...

2 April 2019

Banning order issued to Averies Recycling director


Lee Averies, the former director of two Wiltshire waste businesses who breached environmental regulations, has been banned from running a company for six years. Mr Averies, 49, of Wanborough in Wiltshire, received the order in ...

1 April 2019

Norfolk reports rise in fly-tipping incidents


Data published by councils in Norfolk suggests that fly-tipping has increased across the county since charges at their household waste and recycling centres (HWRCs) were introduced last year. However, it's been claimed that the ...

1 April 2019

News in brief (01/04/2019)


With news on: FCC signs contract with councils; EFRA Committee launches packaging inquiry; Ealing council prosecutes fly-tipping business; and, water refill points in Square Mile.

1 April 2019

Waste industry looks to tackle Lithium-Ion battery fires


Sector-led guidance is being drafted to assist waste management companies in handling lithium ion batteries to prevent fires at waste sites. Both the Environmental Services Association (ESA) and the AATF (Approved Authorised ...

1 April 2019

Landfill Tax rate rises to £91.35 per tonne


Landfill Tax rates have moved above £90 per tonne for the first time from today (1 April 2019). The latest tax rates – which are currently the same for all areas across the UK – are: for standard rate material £91.35 and ...

29 March 2019

Viridor ‘quadruples graduate intake’


Viridor has announced that it has more than quadrupled its graduate intake with the development of a scheme designed to attract and retain talent into the waste sector. The company has welcomed 30 graduates across the newly ...

Renewi 29 March 2019

Sinfin delay and Brexit costs hit Renewi


Renewi plc has set aside up to £39 million for its ‘significantly delayed’ gasification facility in Derbyshire and is anticipating a financial impact from Brexit, it revealed in a trading update today (29 March). As well as ...

27 March 2019

‘Mountain to climb’ over consistency aims


A senior WRAP official has warned that there is "a mountain to climb” to meet the consistency aspirations within Defra’s Resources and Waste Strategy. Giving the keynote address at the National Food Waste Conference ...

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