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Issue : 9 December 2011

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  • Domestic household collection

    Weekly residual waste rounds expected for Pickles cash criteriaSubscription

    News9 December, 2011

    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.

  • WEEE roundtable

    Perspectives on targets and collectionSubscription

    Features9 December, 2011

    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

  • clouds

    Flying highSubscription

    Features9 December, 2011

    Geeta Thomas considers how the ‘cloud computing’ approach to software can help simplify systems used in the waste management sector

  • paper

    Recovered paperSubscription

    Features9 December, 2011

    A look at the latest sector statistics

  • Dumped tyres in a stack

    Green taskforce to blitz illegal sitesSubscription

    News8 December, 2011

    A specialist environmental crime taskforce has been launched to clamp down on illegal waste dumps.

  • collections

    New name for Merseyside waste authoritySubscription

    News7 December, 2011

    The Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority is changing its name to emphasise its focus on sustainable waste management.

  • steel

    Steel workers on extended holiday as slump hitsSubscription

    News6 December, 2011

    Workers at a Scunthorpe steelworks have agreed to take an extended Christmas holiday on half pay.

  • Avonmouth AD plant - GENeco

    Autumn 2012 start for new Bristol AD plantSubscription

    News6 December, 2011

    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.

  • Bristol dumping case

    Waste operator jailed for dumping offencesSubscription

    News6 December, 2011

    The owner of a waste removal business who illegally dumped 30 tipper truck loads of waste has been jailed for 15 months.

  • European_voting___EU_Parliament_754740.JPG.jpg

    Recycling offers 'win-win' opportunity for EUSubscription

    News6 December, 2011

    Recycling can make a substantial contribution to the key challenges facing the European Union, according to a new report.

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