18th June 2018
“Heatmap” Shows Increased Fly-Tipping In “Affluent” Areas

“Heatmap” Shows Increased Fly-Tipping In “Affluent” Areas

A new ​report by B2B comparison site, Expert Market, has produced a “heatmap” suggesting a correlation between affluent neighbourhoods and increased fly-tipping – with The City of London topping the list. The research cross-references data from 324 local authorities, contrasting … Continue reading

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15th June 2018
Environmental Principles & Governance Bill Must “Go Beyond” Legislating

Environmental Principles & Governance Bill Must “Go Beyond” Legislating

IEMA has welcomed the vote in Parliament to retain vital EU legal protections through the EU Withdrawal Bill.  The amendment ensures that key environmental principles will be established in primary legislation, and that the new independent environment body will have … Continue reading

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15th June 2018
HSE Report Looks Into Fatalities In Waste & Recycling Industry

HSE Report Looks Into Fatalities In Waste & Recycling Industry

A report published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) looks into the “common human factors” underlying worker fatalities in the waste and recycling industry. The waste management and recycling industry accounts for about 0.4% of employees in Great Britain. … Continue reading

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12th June 2018
Cardiff Proposes Infrared Cameras To Tackle Fly-Tipping

Cardiff Proposes Infrared Cameras To Tackle Fly-Tipping

Cardiff Council is looking at ways to improve the reporting, monitoring, surveillance and action taken against those who fly-tip waste in Cardiff, among which is the idea of using new infrared cameras at known fly tipping hotspots. Cardiff Council’s Cabinet … Continue reading

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11th June 2018
Commission Refers Spain To Court Over Waste Management

Commission Refers Spain To Court Over Waste Management

The European Commission has decided to refer Spain to the Court of Justice over waste management plans. The decision was made to refer Spain to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to establish and, where applicable, revise, waste management … Continue reading

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11th June 2018
Lead Recycling Company Sentenced After Worker Injured

Lead Recycling Company Sentenced After Worker Injured

A lead recycling company was sentenced after a worker was trapped under a load of falling scrap lead. Luton Magistrates’ Court heard how on 5 May 2016 an employee of H J Enthoven Ltd was operating the overhead crane, lifting … Continue reading

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11th June 2018
Gove Announces “Beef Up” Of Action Against Waste Crime

Gove Announces “Beef Up” Of Action Against Waste Crime

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a “comprehensive review” that aims to “beef up” the government’s approach to how it tackles the scourge of waste crime. A Call for Evidence has been launched which aims to enable a stakeholders to have their … Continue reading

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4th June 2018
Waste Container Firm Supports Anti-Trafficking Message

Waste Container Firm Supports Anti-Trafficking Message

With the introduction of its new tractor units, trailers and van fleet, UK Container Maintenance (UKCM) is adding its support to the Purple Teardrop modern slavery & anti-trafficking campaign with potent messages displayed on each of its vehicles.  The Purple … Continue reading

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