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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...

Comment: Joined-up refuse planning and education are key to reducing fly tipping

Dyl Kurpil, Managing Director of enforcement solutions firm District Enforcement, argues that the best way to eradicate fly tipping, especially on a commercial scale,...
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Street cleansing in the digital age

Phil Oldbury of infrastructure asset management software firm Yotta, writes about the opportunities that exist to streamline and improve the functioning of a traditionally neglected service area.

Feeling the pressure: Local authorities publish report into impact of Covid-19 on waste services

Only 40% of responding councils report that their Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) are operating normally according to the Association of Directors of Environment,...

Firm launches new guide to help local authorities and contractors safely reopen HWRC facilities

Resource management firm Veolia UK has launched a guide (on 20 April), titled 'Local Authority Guidance on the Safe reopening of HWRC Networks' -...

Scottish council becomes first to trial recycling weighing technology

A waste weighing programme being launched next month in North Lanarkshire will be the first in Scotland to use using Radio Frequency Identification...

New free tool to help waste management industry assess workforce competences

The Competence Assessment Tool has been developed by the SWITCH Forum (Scottish Waste Industry Training Competency and Health & Safety) to help managers, supervisors...

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 to help cut...

SEPA clamps down on waste crime with upcoming days of action

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is leading three days of action between the 17 and 19 May, aimed at tackling cross border criminal...

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...

Global Waste Index 2022 highlights leaders and laggards

There are still major differences in the amount of waste generated across the world, and how it is disposed, a finding confirmed by a...

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...

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...
Local authorities may have freedom to deal with WEEE themselves, should they wish to benefit from any positive value

Harmonisation of packaging waste, WEEE and batteries welcomed

The UK government is to review proposals to harmonise the producer responsibility regimes for packaging, waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and batteries –...
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707 celebrates 5-year anniversary with record growth and expansion plan

Yorkshire-based national waste and recycling company, 707, is marking its fifth anniversary this summer with a head office expansion. Founded in July 2009, 707 was...

Heavy duty access interlocks reduce injury

Industrial safety specialist Castell has launched heavy-duty access interlocks for use in industries such as waste and recycling, aggregates, steel and chemical processing. The...

31 significant waste crime sites targeted by SEPA as BBC Disclosure spotlights waste crime

Scottish Environment Protection Agency staff and their work tackling waste crime were featured as part of investigative journalism programme BBC Disclosure on Monday 31...

New Secretary of State needs to press on with Resource and Waste Strategy, says...

The Recycling Association has said that new Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers should continue to implement the Resources & Waste Strategy developed by her predecessor. Its...

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...

Lifting the pressure on aerosol disposal

WASTE processing organisation Remondis UK has launched "an innovative new solution to the challenge of managing aerosol waste disposal". The flat-packed, UN-approved containers can...