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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9 October 2019

Australia’s Cleanaway acquires SKM Recycling assets


Cleanaway Waste Management has strengthened its position in the Australian recycling market by acquiring the assets of the beleaguered recycling firm, SKM Recycling Group. Cleanaway – whose UK business was sold to Veolia in 2006...

9 October 2019

Charity news round-up (8/10/19)


With news on; Wastepack to run for blood cancer charity; Mick George awards sports fund; Beddington ERF supports south London charities; TOMRA partners with eXXpedition:and Suez backs Kirkby good causes.

9 October 2019

Market supports more EfW plants, says Viridor


Viridor has said that it is “analysing opportunities” for three new Energy from Waste (EfW) plants in the UK, claiming that the market supports more facilities. The remark from the waste management firm came in its 2019 ...

9 October 2019

Defra to hold Brexit events across England


Members of the waste management industry are being invited to attend one of a series of free events across England about what leaving the EU will mean for the sector. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (...

7 October 2019

Recycling firm Plasticity (Worldwide) enters liquidation


Liquidators have been appointed at Staffordshire-based plastics recycling company, Plasticity (Worldwide) Ltd, which has debts of more than £2 million. A notice last month in the UK’s official record publication, the Gazette, ...

3 October 2019

Hackney council consults on fortnightly collections


Hackney council has launched a consultation on plans to move to a fortnightly residual waste collection for street-level properties, as part of plans to boost its 27% recycling rate. And, the council said that crews will check ...

3 October 2019

Equipment news round-up (03/10/2019)


With news on: Whitham Mills to explore AI; BHS opens test centre; Biffa MRF revamp, and; UNTHA shredder at Meplas site.

2 October 2019

Dulux and Veolia launch recycled paint


Dulux and Veolia have launched a line of recycled paint, after five years of work on the project. Working in partnership the two companies have created Dulux Trade Evolve, a matt emulsion which is made from 35% recycled paint...

2 October 2019

Biffa launches ‘consumer’ waste brand


UK waste management giant Biffa has launched what it describes as its first ‘direct to consumer’ waste service, dubbed Skoup. The service is being targeted primarily at small businesses, although will also be available to ...

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