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Report idenfities waste capacity shortfall

RECYCLING and waste management company SITA UK published a report on 26 February entitled "Mind the Gap", which presents an assessment of UK residual...
Lacklustre recyclers listed

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...
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 –...
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...
Austria, Germany and Belgium are recycling the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. But the UK and Ireland are chasing hard.

Catch up time for British Isles

Austria, Germany and Belgium are recycling the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. But the UK and Ireland are chasing hard. THOSE...
Faun Zoeller, one of Europe’s largest waste management systems manufacturers, is targeting the market with RCVs capable of picking up different types of waste on the same round.

Local authorities are getting all mixed up

Faun Zoeller, one of Europe’s largest waste management systems manufacturers, is targeting the market with RCVs capable of picking up different types of waste...
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...
The plant will be built at an established rail-linked site in East Lothian.

Viridor all set

CONSTRUCTION of a £200m energy from waste (EfW) facility in Scotland is expected to begin in 2013 after Viridor won permission to normalise waste...

Plastics target worries CIWM

THE Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed new packaging recycling targets for 2013-2017 but acknowledges the possible impact of export markets conditions...

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...
(From left) Clayton Sullivan-Webb of category sponsor Grundon, Jennifer Selby of GE Healthcare and Hilary Devey.

Making progress

GE Healthcare won praise for its green credentials recently when it became the first company to be presented with a new environmental award. The...
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...

No frontiers

Increasing amounts of waste are moving across EU borders for recovery or disposal. SHIPMENTS are not just travelling between EU countries but outside those borders...
A LEADING advisor in land, waste and water has launched a new service to ensure its clients understand their liabilities surrounding on-site waste.

Ashfield Solutions launches new waste advisory service

A LEADING advisor in land, waste and water has launched a new service to ensure its clients understand their liabilities surrounding on-site waste. Landowners...

Lafarge Waste signs up to Spillard Optronics 360

The Waste Business of Lafarge, a world leader in building materials, is to equip its mobile waste plant in the UK with Optronics 360...

Recession makes waste a great business to be in

Despite the gloom of the recession, it's refreshing to see glimmers of business success. Worcester based, nationally-operating company, Waste Efficiency Ltd, is determined that,...

Augean recruit

Edward Pigg has joined Augean PLC as a director to lead the development of its Waste Network division. He moves from Biffa Waste Services where...
CDEnviro

Road sweepings from the Midlands to be recycled

ROAD sweepings from the Midlands are to be recycled rather than sent to landfill following installation of a recycling plant at a SITA UK...

MBT plant progresses on the web

Construction progress on a waste treatment plant can be tracked on a new website. The Northacre Resource Recovery Centre is the home of Wiltshire’s first...