Waste management news
Palm Recycling has taken over a new local authority contract, replacing a hybrid scheme which was part in-house and part outsourced.
Legal and procurement rules may prevent environment minister creating a single waste authority for Northern Ireland.
A contract for an energy from waste plant to be built by FCC Environment for Buckinghamshire County Council has been signed by both parties.
The UK provided a bright spot in the latest trading results for Suez Environnement, parent of SITA.
The local authority said to be England’s worst recycling council has launched a new waste collection service with Biffa to improve its waste management performance.
Shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh and shadow waste minister Gavin Shuker have launched their party’s waste policy review at the Vitsoe furniture factory in Camden, London.
Waste management firm Wellings Ltd, which trades as Pink Skips, is to close after administrative receivers failed to find a buyer for the company.
FCC Environment has launched a commercial recycling facility in Derbyshire, which it says could save local businesses more than £100m in landfill taxes.
A greater commitment to reducing waste early on in the supply chain is needed to achieve a Zero Waste economy, according to the Chartered Institute for Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM).