GMB Union says refuse workers should be treated with the respect they deserve as it highlights the 50% increase in refuse worker deaths. GMB says there are one thousand cases of dangerous driving that risks the lives of refuse workers … Continue reading →
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Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) select committee MPs have backed plans set out in the draft National Policy Statement (NPS) for Geological Disposal Infrastructure (GDI), which could see nuclear waste buried under national parks and areas of outstanding natural … Continue reading →
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Following the Government’s recent publication of the summary of responses received to its WEEE regulations consultation, and the three key changes to be made, compliance scheme operators, Recolight and Ecosurety, have expressed their support. The summary document included three key … Continue reading →
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The Environment Agency has granted Biffa permission to extend its national asbestos disposal network from four to 10 dedicated waste transfer stations, with further plans to extend the number to 12 by this summer. Biffa’s sites in Eastleigh, Hull, West … Continue reading →
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Ending the UK’s involvement in the EU chemical framework REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) could have serious consequences, says the Environmental Policy Forum. The effective regulation of chemicals is critical for the economy, public health, environmental protection, … Continue reading →
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The Wood Recyclers Association (WRA) has published a guide for wood recyclers and reprocessors explaining how to report hazardous material if it arrives on site in waste wood loads. The guide is being issued on the back of the on-going … Continue reading →
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Data released by the Environment Agency (EA) has shown that the 2017 lamp recycling rate was 48.5% – up from 47.5% in 2015, while the luminaire rate also increased from 7.1% to 7.5%. This further increase, although described as “modest”, … Continue reading →
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Tradebe has announced the completed acquisition of Labwaste, one of the UK’s leading specialists in the collection, treatment and disposal of laboratory waste. Based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, Labwaste operates what it describes as “one of the UK’s most unique hazardous … Continue reading →
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