Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of MRW, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Issue : 10 July 2009

View all stories from this issue.

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • Corus is back in the scrap marketSubscription

    News7 July, 2009

    Leading steel producer Corus has started buying small tonnages of scrap, it has been confirmed. Market sources told MRW that the company, which has not bought anything since October 2008, has been able to use its internal resources since this time because market demand has been so low. However, the amounts being bought are relatively small and not significant enough to affect the market.

  • Covanta acquires Veolia's North American EfWsSubscription

    News8 July, 2009

    Energy-from-waste plant developer Covanta Energy has acquired the bulk of Veolia Environmental Services North American EfW division in a $450 million agreement.Covanta will take over seven of the waste management firms EfW facilities, which process a total of three million tonnes of waste each year. It is hoped the additions to Covanta will ...

  • EIC: Government needs to extend new Low Carbon Industrial Strategy to make UK competitiveSubscription

    News8 July, 2009

    The Environmental Industries Commission has launched a new report and campaign calling on the Government to urgently extend its Low Carbon Industrial Strategy to set out a comprehensive framework for putting the whole UK environmental industry at the heart of a global environmental market place.

  • Environment Agency launches major project to tackle fly-tippingSubscription

    News10 July, 2009

    The Environment Agency has launched a pilot with eight major UK landowners to identify the real extent of fly-tipping on private land. The EA has found that landowners are spending ...

  • Every Can Counts scheme pilots in Asda trial storesSubscription

    News6 July, 2009

    Supermarket Asda has launched a drinks can recycling programme to run across 49 of its stores in the north west of England. Asda has partnered up with Every Can Counts, a partnership between drinks can manufacturers, the recycling industry and waste management companies. It is being implemented ...

  • Hertfordshire waste PFI teams shortlistedSubscription

    News6 July, 2009

    Hertfordshire County Council has shortlisted six teams for its £800 million residual waste private finance initiative project. The bidders are:

  • Innovative partnership provides new waste management parksSubscription

    News8 July, 2009

    Three councils are joining together to create an innovative new partnership for two waste management parks. Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham Council joined together in the re3 Partnership, and are now working with Waste Recycling ...

  • Keep Britain Tidy tackles road litter loutsSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    Anti-litter charity Keep Britain Tidy has launched a campaign to toughen punishments for drivers dropping litter.The charity wants to see drivers fined and receiving one penalty point on their driving licence. Currently, littering motorists face £100 fines if caught. According to Keep Britain Tidy, nearly a quarter of people (23 per cent) admit to dropping litter from their vehicles and more than ...

  • Manchester uni students boost recyclingSubscription

    News8 July, 2009

    A pilot Manchester City Council scheme encouraging students to recycle their rubbish before leaving their homes has seen tonnes of waste being re-used or recycled. Extra collections and information packs went to student areas across south Manchester throughout May and June, during the pilot. ...

  • May Gurney wins £16 million contract with Essex County CouncilSubscription

    News9 July, 2009

    Infrastructure services firm May Gurney has been awarded a £16 million four-year contract to operate and manage half of the recycling centres in Essex.From 1 July, the firm will be operating 11 sites in South Essex, which recycle a large range of materials including garden waste, engine oil, plastic bottles and scrap metal. Additionally, they take bulky items such as unwanted furniture. May Gurney Environmental ...

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page