Issue : 8 October 2010
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A Lancashire-based recycling company has joined forces with high-street retailer Argos to recycle printer ink cartridges.
Wigan council approves plans for EfW facilitySubscription
Plans to build an energy from waste (EfW) facility in Wigan have received approval from Wigan Council at a recent planning meeting.
First waste arrives at Leicestershire MBTSubscription
A mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility in Leicestershire designed to deal with 50,000 tonnes of household waste a year, has received its first waste.
October’s 1p per litre rise in diesel and petrol duty is a “huge thing” for council waste collection rounds, Fife Council’s transport manager has warned.
Proposals by the European Commission to increase the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recycling target from 65% by 2016 to 85% have been met with confusion.
Waste management firm Viridor has signed an engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Keppel Seghers for the construction of the second phase of one of Europe’s largest energy-from-waste (EfW) plants.
Heil completes £2.5m RCV contractSubscription
RCV body manufacturer Heil has delivered a fleet of refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) with Hull city council, as part of a £2.5m contract.
Consulting and business group Mouchel has launched a series of masterclasses to provide stakeholder training for waste management in the context of the planning process.
An anaerobic digestion (AD) plant which processes brewery waste has become the second facility in the UK to inject renewable gas directly into the National Grid.
There needs to be a “massive expansion” in food waste collection at the kerbside in order to divert organic waste from landfill, according to an industry body.