A man was caught out after GPS data was seized from the rental van he had used to illegally dump waste and he has now been sentenced at Nottingham Magistrates Court. Kirk McRoberts, of Waterloo Promenade in Nottingham, pleaded guilty … Continue reading →
London’s waste could be reduced by as much as 60% if it adopts a circular economy model for its waste, a new report by the London Assembly Environment Committee has found. Its report, “Waste: The Circular Economy”, examines how a … Continue reading →
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An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of a fire that broke out at Viridor’s Raikes Lane thermal recovery facility in Bolton on Sunday (17 September). Firefighters responded within minutes to ensure any potential damage was kept to … Continue reading →
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The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published its priority areas for the waste and recycling sector in a major new publication. The publication outlines the focus of the HSE over the next 3-5 years over 19 industry sectors. Alongside … Continue reading →
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The Furniture Re-use Network (FRN) Social Impact Report 2017 published yesterday (14 September) shows a “stagnation” in donations of furniture and electrical equipment to reuse charities in the UK, despite a growing demand for second-hand goods. Reuse charities can be … Continue reading →
The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) has welcomed the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) response to its consultation on the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), declaring biomethane to be “perfectly positioned” to meet increased targets for renewable fuels. DfT’s … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is relaunching its predecessor’s inquiry into Disposable Coffee Cups and Plastic Bottles. The previous Committee’s inquiry received over 100 submissions of evidence but was never completed due to the General Election. The decision follows the … Continue reading →
Day two of RWM in partnership with CIWM has seen interesting debate around RDF exports, domestic waste infrastructure and food waste prevention. The theme of Marcus Gover’s keynote speech in the Circular Economy Connect Theatre was a call to join … Continue reading →
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