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food waste

Councils ask for funding commitment on food waste servicesSubscription

15 May, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Larac says money needed to back food waste services and rejects free garden waste collection

suez somerset

Suez wins Somerset contractSubscription

13 May, 2019 By Mark Smulian

£210m deal will see three-weekly residual collections

Urbaser vehicle

Urbaser to take over Serco council contractSubscription

9 May, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council waste, recycling and street cleansing services to run for nine years from April 2020

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Biffa’s Swansea EfW plans blocked by councilSubscription

7 May, 2019 By Katie Coyne

Extinction Rebellion activists stage protest

birmingham council house

Council apology ends Birmingham disputeSubscription

30 April, 2019 By Mark Smulian

All industrial action and court cases ended by settlement

Features

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Collection trucks of the futureSubscription

An electric refuse collection vehicle trial in London has shown positive signs so far. Could this be the first of many more around the country?

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So where is the world’s waste going to go now?Subscription

How a decision in the Far East can play havoc with local authority finances in the UK or perhaps cause increased fly-tipping and industry pres­sures for more reprocessing plants and incinerators

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The brave new world of waste procurementSubscription

The challenges faced by local authorities in procuring waste contracts during a period of significant change within the industry

Opinion

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Collection standardisation would toll death knell for local government Subscription

5 October, 2018 By Ian Miller

National approach to recycling would mark a move towards central administration and away from local government overseen by elected councillors