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Docklands hotel installs London’s first ‘Seabin’

A V5- Hybrid Seabin has been installed in London’s developed docklands. This installation, the second in the UK following one in Portsmouth Harbour in late …

Oldham council and residents take innovative approach to tackling fly-tipping

Residents in Oldham who are fed up of fly-tipping are taking an innovative approach to tackling the issue in their community as part of an initiative called …

Taking to the skies to find Scotland’s coastal and marine litter hotspots

Charity collaboration aims to lead mass clean up operation …

Time to prepare for the REACH deadline, says chemicals firm

The deadline for the final phase of implementation of the EU’s REACH regulation is 1 June 2018, making it a time when many firms will be – or …

Scottish householders urged to resolve to recycle more for 2018

The Composition of Household Waste at the Kerbside shows that 60% of what goes in the non-recyclable ‘landfill’ bin could have been recycled …

UK and Irish regulators say they’re united on tackling resource efficiency and waste management

The UK and Ireland’s environmental regulators say they have strengthened their collaboration on driving resource efficiency and tackling criminality within …

GMB London calls on councils to be more active against fly tipping

All councils must be more active to investigate and punish the anti-social behaviour of fly-tippers as nothing less than a policy of zero tolerance should be …

Viridor says UK needs serious debate on vital infrastructure

Viridor says the UK needs to move beyond the debate about the scale of the UK’s residual waste treatment capacity gap and start a serious discussion about …

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 …

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