Issue : 9 December 2011
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Bids by councils for cash from a £250m pot to boost weekly waste collections are unlikely to be successful unless there is a commitment to weekly residual waste rounds.
Perspectives on targets and collectionSubscription
ERP UK recently brought industry experts together to discuss the WEEE recast currently progressing through Brussels. Andrea Lockerbie reports in this exclusive two-part series
Geeta Thomas considers how the ‘cloud computing’ approach to software can help simplify systems used in the waste management sector
A look at the latest sector statistics
Green taskforce to blitz illegal sitesSubscription
A specialist environmental crime taskforce has been launched to clamp down on illegal waste dumps.
New name for Merseyside waste authoritySubscription
The Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority is changing its name to emphasise its focus on sustainable waste management.
Steel workers on extended holiday as slump hitsSubscription
Workers at a Scunthorpe steelworks have agreed to take an extended Christmas holiday on half pay.
Autumn 2012 start for new Bristol AD plantSubscription
Construction of a food waste processing facility with the capacity to handle 40,000 tonnes of food waste per year is under construction at the Bristol Sewage Treatment works in Avonmouth.
Waste operator jailed for dumping offencesSubscription
The owner of a waste removal business who illegally dumped 30 tipper truck loads of waste has been jailed for 15 months.
Recycling offers 'win-win' opportunity for EUSubscription
Recycling can make a substantial contribution to the key challenges facing the European Union, according to a new report.