Lafarge Waste signs up to Spillard Optronics 360

The Waste Business of Lafarge, a world leader in building materials, is to equip its mobile waste plant in the UK with Optronics 360...

Detecting gas hazards in the water and wastewater industries

by Alison Smith, Marketing Director, Crowcon The water and wastewater industries produce many toxic and flammable gases that need to be detected and eliminated. The...

Recession makes waste a great business to be in

Despite the gloom of the recession, it's refreshing to see glimmers of business success. Worcester based, nationally-operating company, Waste Efficiency Ltd, is determined that,...

Augean recruit

Edward Pigg has joined Augean PLC as a director to lead the development of its Waste Network division. He moves from Biffa Waste Services where...

Fit for purpose

PART II A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 sets the minimum standard for contamination when land is redeveloped. As a minimum, sites must...

Data shows less going to landfill

LATEST estimates of local authority collected waste generation and management for England and the regions reveal that the tonnage being sent to landfill by...

Cash calculator can cut costs on construction sites

WASTE processing expert and equipment supplier Worsley Plant has been showing customers affected by recent HMRC guidance how to save cash. Its new savings calculator...

Swiss are on a roll

NEW technology from Switzerland designed to remove the need for landfill was unveiled at the RWM show. The new method for recovering a greater proportion...
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New look revealed after show success

THE organisers of the Sustainabilitylive! exhibition and conference have declared this year’s event “a resounding success”. Energy, water, land and sustainable business exhibitions were all...
CDEnviro

Road sweepings from the Midlands to be recycled

ROAD sweepings from the Midlands are to be recycled rather than sent to landfill following installation of a recycling plant at a SITA UK...

Landfill fine after ‘offensive’ smells

A landfill site operator has been fined £10,500 for failing to stop offensive odours being detected off site on 17 separate occasions and prompting...

MBT plant progresses on the web

Construction progress on a waste treatment plant can be tracked on a new website. The Northacre Resource Recovery Centre is the home of Wiltshire’s first...

Viridor’s last of seven

VIRIDOR has completed a £25m investment in West Sussex recycling. The revamped East Grinstead site is the final project in a seven-year programme for a...

Straight up for recycling

STRAIGHT plc, the environmental products and services group, has won a new contract from May Gurney for a recycling and waste service for Cheshire...

Waste deal is on the right road

TARMAC, the UK’s biggest road surfacing and maintenance company, has struck a deal with Biffa to manage its waste and recycling services across the...
Tharsus

Raise a glass

AN engineering company claims it is revolutionising the commercial recycling of glass following a five-year contract win. Tharsus has partnered with Scottish recycling business Ekko...

Crime doesn’t pay for owner who rented waste sites

A landowner was ordered to hand over £207,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act for rent payments he received from illegally operated waste sites. Kevin...

Companies in Scotland worry over compliance

SMALL firms are backing the Scottish government’s drive for a ‘zero waste’ society. But they’re worried about the cost of compliance. The Forum of Private...
Reconomy

Waste outed

Reconomy, a broker in outsourced waste management and recycling, has been chosen by the Enterprise Group to handle its waste management procurement processes. The £1...
Landfill

Lagging on landfill

THE UK has been praised for “drastically reducing” the amount of municipal waste it sends to landfill. But it still lags behind the top...
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