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Brexit-proof your construction business with waste management savings

Waste management firm Reconomy offers some pointers for construction firms looking to make the best of Brexit As a result of the June 2016 referendum on …

Vehicle safety systems with HD recording to be on show at RWM

An increasing number of companies in the recycling and waste management sector are investing in mobile safety systems to protect the public and their staff, …

Automated waste collection system to be installed in Seoul

Gangnam-Gu, Seoul’s third largest district, has chosen automated waste collection system (AWCS) firm Envac to install an underground system that will span …

Local communities urged to get ‘smart’ on tackling litter with launch of the Government’s Litter Innovation Fund

Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle the blight of littering, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey announced on 26 August. The …

New campaign aims to help clean up Brighton and Hove

Over the bank holiday weekend, visitors to Brighton & Hove’s beaches came across some unusual reminders to use a bin or take their rubbish home, rather …

Biffa says new strategy needed for UK waste and resource industry

The UK’s environmental strategy is at a crossroads and it is crucial both government and industry come together to fully capitalise on a post-Brexit world. …

Secondary fuels firm wins contract with Hull City Council

Secondary fuels specialist Geminor has secured a contract with Hull City Council to implement an integrated waste processing solution to divert more than 80% …

Partnership approach to litter prevention launched in Scotland

The Scottish Government funded body Zero Waste Scotland has launched a nationwide initiative calling on businesses, local authorities and other organisations …

Gate fees snapshot shows changing market picture

WRAP’s annual Gate Fees Report has found a number of changes since last year. The updated comparison of alternative waste management costs for 2016 shows a …

An environmental technology showcase

The environmental technology and services industry brings together decision makers from a range of interconnected sectors, and RWM 2017 – the UK’s …

Suez wins large waste contracts in Australia

Recycling and recovery firm Suez has been awarded a couple of large waste contracts in Austrialia – both the waste collection contract for Brisbane …

Former Kirkcaldy scrap yard operator sentenced to a Community Payback Order of 160 hours unpaid work for waste offence

William Noble was sentenced to a Community Payback Order of 160 hours of unpaid work to be completed within 9 months at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on 1 June for …

Getting smart to prevent litter: New knowledge network launched in Scotland

Anyone with a stake in tackling litter in Scotland can get access to the latest advice and research from home and abroad, from Tuesday 30 May, as Zero Waste …

Plastic bag firm wins seal of approval for its UK manufacturing business

RPC bpi refuse is celebrating three major business wins across the healthcare, facilities management and cleaning sectors. The UK-based refuse sack …

ESA calls for planning system to be aligned with the circular economy

The Environmental Services Association, the voice of the UK’s resource and waste management industry, has set out a number of recommendations to more closely …

Same-day waste audits available with new app

Bywaters, said to be London’s largest undercover waste management company, has recently invested in a new mobile app that allows property and facilities …

Veolia wins South London waste partnership contract

Resource management firm Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia ES UK, has signed a major new recycling and waste services contract spanning four South London …

15-month jail sentence for Stockport company owner who mismanaged waste sites

A waste criminal whose actions caused a closure of the M60 and significant pollution to a river in Stockport was on 31 March disqualified from being a company …

Brexit offers a chance to rethink waste policy, says thinktank

In a new report, Going Round in Circles, UK think tank Policy Exchange says that Brexit presents a huge opportunity for the UK Government to develop a new …

New ‘Green’ waste site applications down 20% in a year as local authority spending cuts hit, says law firm

The number of planning applications to build new environmentally-friendly waste management sites has dropped by 20% in a year, to 189 in 2015/16 from 237 in …

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