Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Storm clouds: Brexit will increase costs in the short term for scrap steel exporters

A difficult transition?

Both Brexit and the Chinese National Sword restrictions present serious challenges for the UK waste and recycling industry

App launch aims to connect waste producers and reprocessors

1 November saw the launch of WasteApp, described as a comprehensive web-based application that, for the first time in England and Wales, connects producers...

Clinical waste: Investment needed to secure better value for the NHS

Recent national media coverage highlighting issues surrounding the disposal of NHS clinical waste has painted a very unpleasant picture of a system in chaos....

World Bank report profiles progress and challenges in the global waste sector

The World Bank’s latest report on the global waste sector offers what looks to be a detailed portrait of waste collection, disposal, and management...

New app and campaign to encourage trolley clean-ups

Trolley manufacturer Wanzl has initiated a new campaign - with accompanying app - to help deal with the problem of abandoned shopping trolleys. Around...

Deal improves offering to recycling industry businesses

On 12 September Molson Green, said to be the UK’s largest distributor of capital equipment, become a dealer for Turmec, a waste management solutions...

SEPA to end exemptions for burning farm plastics

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has announced its next steps to stem the plastic tide by confirming it will end exemptions for burning...

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...

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...

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...

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 the waste industry, following...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 399,741 sq....

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

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

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...