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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9 February 2021

Viridor sees 6.8% increase in Crayford MRF tonnage


Viridor has today (9 February)  announced that its Crayford materials recycling facility (MRF) processed a “record breaking” 34,841 tonnes of dry mixed recycling in January, up 6.8% from last year’s 32,632 tonnes. ...

9 February 2021

Legal row over Veolia share offer for Suez


Waste and water business Suez has hit back after Veolia made a share offer in its latest move to buy its rival. The offer comes as part of the bid process which is opposed by Suez and started when Veolia bought a 29.9% stake in ...

9 February 2021

Only build EfW plants in ‘justified cases’, CEWEP says


The Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants (CEWEP) has said new or extended capacity of energy from waste plants should “only take place in well justified cases, in full respect of the waste hierarchy”. The ...

8 February 2021

Storm Darcy disrupts waste collections


Local authorities across the UK  have announced delays and disruption to waste and recycling collection services amid weather warnings as Storm Darcy hits. An amber weather warning is in place in Northern areas of England, while...

5 February 2021

Global Recycling Day 2021 theme revealed


Recognising recycling as an essential industry is the theme for this year’s Global Recycling Day, to be held on 18 March 2021. The Global Recycling Foundation is calling for nominations for the award of Recycling Hero 2021 from ...

5 February 2021

News in brief (05/02/21)


With news on: Egbert Taylor swaps from paint to powder; team members celebrate 10 years at UKCM; tyre recovery group to look at pyrolysis in the UK; Rushlight award win for O.C.O Technology; and, printer cartridge recycler gains supplier award.

5 February 2021

Paper Round to trial plastic sorting robotics system  


A robotics system will be installed at Paper Rounds’ materials recovery facility (MRF) to trial automation technology used to improve the efficiency of plastics sorting. The recycling company and the robotics manufacturer ...

4 February 2021

Biffa gains Edinburgh sorting extension


Biffa has announced that it has secured a three-year contract extension to receive and process dry mixed recyclables for Edinburgh city council. The extension work, which started in December 2020, is for an initial period of three...

4 February 2021

Jury discharged in Bosley Mill explosion trial


The jurors in the trial of the Bosley Mill owner charged with the manslaughter of four workers who died in an explosion have been discharged. A spokesman from Chester crown court said there has been “personal issues” ...