Waste Management Saturday 14 December 2019
13 December 2019

Villiers remains but defeats for Goldsmith and Creagh

The environment secretary Theresa Villiers retained her Chipping Barnet seat in North London last night, but her Defra ministerial colleague Zac Goldsmith was defeated. And, on the Labour side, waste specialist Mary Creagh lost her Wakefield ...

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NEWS ARCHIVE

4 November 2019

Viridor signs ‘landfill gas to transport fuel’ deal

 

Viridor has signed an agreement with a Dutch technology firm to deliver a ‘gas clean-up system’ which will turn landfill gas into transport fuels. The deal with CarbonOrO – described by Viridor as a “£2million innovation ...

4 November 2019

Mixed progress at Amey’s Isle of Wight project

 

Development of Amey’s Isle of Wight Energy from Waste (EfW) facility is behind schedule, as the island’s local authority says that the plant will become operational around six months after the expected date. Last year Amey...

4 November 2019

Veolia receives Princess Royal Training Award

 

Veolia has been awarded a Princess Royal Training Award for its recent initiative Respect at Work, which aimed to help staff “better manage potential abuse from members of the public”. The awards were presented by HRH...

1 November 2019

More than 1m tonnes of EfW capacity moves forward

 

Plans for two separate Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities with a combined tonnage of more than a million tonnes have taken a step forward. Wheelabrator Technologies today (1 November) launched a public consultation on a proposed ...

1 November 2019

Ward invests £1.25m on material handlers

 

Derbyshire-based metal recycling and waste management company, Ward, has invested £1.25 million in four material handlers. Ward, which has a nationwide remit, says it purchased the new Liebherr LH40 M machines for the movement of...

1 November 2019

Hot commissioning at delayed Suez Eco Park

 

Suez UK has said that its delayed Eco Park facility in Surrey is nearing completion after the facility’s gasifier accepted its first waste. The Eco Park is a collection of facilities designed to manage waste from Surrey ...

31 October 2019

Dorset looks to preserve cross-border HWRC use

 

Dorset council is set to spend £405,000 ensuring that its residents have access to Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) outside of the county. The proposal for the investment comes after neighbouring Hampshire county ...

30 October 2019

Work-related ill health ‘impacts 4.5% of workers’

 

Statistics released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) today have shown that around 4.5% of workers in the waste industry suffered from work-related ill health in 2018/19.

30 October 2019

Manchester contract boosts growth at Suez

 

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) waste contracts have helped to boost Suez’s financial results for the first nine months of 2019. The global waste management company today (October 30) posted its latest ...