Robin Latchem's stories
Backing for recycling metal-ended paperboard tubes Subscription
A leading packaging company has claimed sector support for the recycling of paperboard cans with metal ends.
Surrey County Council is claiming a 50% recycling rate for household waste - and promising to hit 70% within three years. A Government target requires councils to recycle at least half their household waste by 2020.
Mitie builds cash store for further growthSubscription
Outsourcing and energy services company Mitie has identified significant potential for growth in overseas markets.
Workplace failings cost Lowmac Alloys £80,000Subscription
A recycling company has been fined £80,000 after a worker was severely injured when he was crushed between two skips.
Sita looks to develop Lancashire waste site Subscription
Sita UK is preparing to apply to develop a site in Lancashire and create 30 jobs at a cost of £5m.
New household waste centre in DerbyshireSubscription
Derbyshire County Council has opened a new household waste recycling centre at a cost of £1.1m.
Cash backing for innovative ideasSubscription
The UK’s national innovation agency the Technology Strategy Board has announced a competition aimed at encouraging industrial end-users to create sustainable new products and services.
Airport contract awarded to SWRSubscription
SWR has won a contract to manage the waste at Edinburgh Airport, which has nine million passengers a year and employs 2,500 staff employed including those in retail outlets, restaurants and bars.
Focus on EfW at this year's RWM exhibitionSubscription
Recovering energy from municipal waste will be the focus of a dedicated area and seminar theatre at this year’s RWM in partnership with CIWM exhibition.
Council given deadline over AD plant plansSubscription
A county council has been given two weeks to respond to villagers’ concerns about plans for a new waste plant or face a judicial review.