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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25 October 2019

ISWA Congress in Bilbao 2019


Pay as you throw; the public walking into waste collectors; plastics in the sea; and reducing needs to reduce resource use: all these and more were on the agenda of the latest ISWA Congress, as reported by Jeff Cooper, a former ISWA and CIWM ...

24 October 2019

Mid UK fined £1.2 million over MRF injury


Mid UK Recycling has been fined more than £1.2 million after an employee lost part of his arm in a conveyor belt at one of its Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) in Lincolnshire. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE...

24 October 2019

News in brief (24/10/19)


With news on; BPF creates a sustainable packaging design tool; Record turnover for VWS Software Solutions; Suez invites visitors for Heritage Open Days 2019; LSS launches new ‘big yellow’ website, and; Monmouthshire opens new recycle shop at ...

23 October 2019

Duo chosen by Defra for waste tracking projects


Defra is awarding up to £1 million of funding to two companies developing projects to track waste and help counter illegal waste activity. Sustainability consultancy firm Anthesis and waste analytics company Topolytics have ...

23 October 2019

FCC proposes Allington EfW upgrade


FCC Environment has launched a consultation on proposals to increase the capacity of its Allington energy from waste facility in Kent by 350,000 tonnes a year. The waste management company said it plans to add an extra waste ...

22 October 2019

HSE probes two separate sector fatalities


The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is investigating two separate fatalities which occurred in the waste and recycling sector earlier this month. One of the deaths happened at Viridor's materials recycling facility in ...

22 October 2019

UNTHA UK launches rebuild division


Industrial shredder specialist UNTHA UK has created a ‘rebuild division’ which will be dedicated to taking back used machinery and reusing or recycling it. The division – part funded by £20,000 of funding from the England ...

22 October 2019

Fire conference to encourage industry to work together


The waste and recycling industry will be encouraged to work together to reduce the dangers posed by fire at the 2019 Fire Prevention & Control in the Waste & Recycling Industry Conference. Taking place on 7 November at the...

22 October 2019

Collard acquires Raymond Brown’s waste division


The Collard Group – the parent company of demolition and waste management company R. Collard – has announced that it has acquired Raymond Brown Waste Solutions (RBWS). Completed on Friday (18 October) the deal will see the ...

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