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Recycling: Better for the environment, better for business

Although the benefits of recycling have been recognised domestically and within larger industries for some time now, ideas about recycling and waste management within...
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Graduate opportunity with Huddersfield firm

The company who became in December 2013 the only company worldwide to mechanically process flat panel displays (FPD) are in search of a graduate...
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Recycling company creates opportunities

A recycling plant in Huddersfield has announced their win of a prestigious award- “Efficiency Initiative of the Year” among some of the industries largest...
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Inside the UK’s first carton recycling facility

Fay Dashper, Senior Recycling Manager for the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment (ACE) UK, describes the processes used at a new UK...
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Recycled bottles used to create lights

Lights made from recycled cola bottles will soon go on the market following an international study led by Nottingham Trent University. In collaboration with Spanish...
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A practical guide for the zero waste movement

“IT was a giddy moment for all of us,” recounts Paul Connett of the meeting in October 2011 at which he first had the...
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Lacklustre recyclers listed

ASHFORD Borough Council in Kent has been named as England's worst performing council when it comes to recycling, but has already pledged to improve...
Grit into gold

Turning grit into gold

Road grit and gully waste usually end up in landfill, at least in the UK. But a scheme adopted by Warwickshire County Council illustrates...
Cups and food containers employing bio-plastics can be compostable, such as Huhtamaki's BioWare range.

Breaking it down: compostable product packaging

Envirotec looks at the latest progress MORE and more product packaging is being recycled each year but a lot of it still goes to landfill,...
Eurocell

A window on recycling bid

A track record of leadership in sustainable manufacturing has helped Eurocell secure a place in the finals of an awards scheme. The company has been...

England sets a new record

FOR the first time since records began England is reusing more waste than it sends to landfill. New figures from Defra reveal that not only...

Milton Keynes aims for zero

MILTON Keynes Council is to divert 50,000 tonnes of household waste from landfill and into recycling and energy recovery from 2013. A new waste...
LOCHHEAD: “Councils have made huge progress.”

Scotland ups cash to help councils achieve targets

AN extra £1.2m worth of funding has been earmarked to help councils in Scotland reach the 50% recycling target set for the end of...

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...
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...