Fears grow as rejected material stokes UK stockpiling with limited reprocessing capacity
A Scottish MRF is to close after only a year, with its owners blaming falling values and volumes of recyclates.
The Resource Association (RA) has called for the MRF code to apply to all facilities and for light touch regulation of consistent good performers.
Materials recovery facilities should be regulated regardless of their size, the Environmental Services Association has said.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has started a series of ‘hotspot’ inspections at recycling facilities in an attempt to reduce the high number of workplace accidents and deaths.
Geesinknorba Spain has supplied a variety of waste collection vehicles to both public and private companies along Spain’s Mediterranean Coast in recent times. Timothy Byrne takes a closer look at some of the vehicle configurations being used