A new tech task force convened by Green Alliance will focus on the opportunities for smart technologies to boost the resource efficiency of UK businesses and improve the economic prospects of manufacturing regions. Eighty per cent of manufacturers say industry … Continue reading →
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The UK is “sleep walking” into a waste infrastructure capacity deficiency and is likely to “panic” later when it’s clear there is a problem, according to Biffa’s Ian Wakelin. The comments come as Wakelin (left), joined by SUEZ’s David Palmer-Jones … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has today (11 September) called for local authorities to use competition to drive value for money for waste collections. Speaking at RWM – the sector’s annual trade show in Birmingham’s NEC – ESA’s Executive Director, … Continue reading →
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A new toolkit, produced by Ricardo and sponsored by waste and recycling specialist SUEZ, provides UK local authorities a blueprint for creating waste service procurement strategies that drive contractors to deliver high performance, innovation and value for residents. The toolkit provides … Continue reading →
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1bn plastic bags have been cut from circulation in Northern Ireland since the introduction of its plastic carrier bag levy, according to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs. The carrier bag levy in the country commenced 8 April … Continue reading →
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Teresa May is expected to announce the Government’s intention to double the charge on single use plastic carriers bags from 5p to 10p, according to reports. Reports also suggest the Prime Minister will also announce that all retailers will be … Continue reading →
A summary of responses to HM Treasury’s call for evidence on how tax can be used to reduce plastic waste, shows a strong public backing, it says. The call attracted an “unprecedented” 162,000 responses, the highest in the Treasury’s history. … Continue reading →
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UK integrated waste management company, Biffa has announced it has acquired Weir Waste Services Limited (WWS) for a consideration plus debt taken on of circa £16.2m, funded from Biffa’s existing cash and debt facilities. For the year ending 31 May 2017, … Continue reading →
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