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Birmingham strike ends at £6m costSubscription

18 March, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Council settles for ’commercial rather than legal’ reasons

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Council to tender MRF contract after Biffa deal endsSubscription

18 March, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Coventry told of impact of Far East import bans


Brighton outlines response to waste fleet safety concernsSubscription

15 March, 2019 By

Council defends action on finding its Cityclean service vehicles did not meet safety standards 

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Traffic officials deny licence talks with Brighton waste services Subscription

14 March, 2019 By Katie Coyne

’There has been no meeting or agreement between the Traffic Commissioner and council officials in respect of its operator licence compliance,’ says official


Union demands Brighton chiefs step down over waste service concernsSubscription

14 March, 2019 By Katie Coyne

GMB issues claims of ‘incompetence’ at Cityclean 


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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


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

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Show of strength at the seasideSubscription

The World Refuse Championships are a fun day out for all the family while raising money for charity


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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