Viridor is set to continue its recycling partnership with Kent County Council following agreement on a 24-month contract extension through to July 2020. The processing and selling kerbside recycling contract, which has been held since 2016, will see Viridor receive … Continue reading →
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The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has launched the first of two new reports looking at what it will take to meet the weight-based recycling targets proposed by the EU Circular Economy Package. The report, “An economic assessment and feasibility study … Continue reading →
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The Welsh Government will today (8 May) announce an additional £15m of capital funding to further improve local authority recycling collection systems and infrastructure, including for plastics. Plans will also be announced for Wales to be the World’s first “Refill … Continue reading →
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The Government’s recent initiatives to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste by 2042 should not be seen as an alternative to kerbside recycling, but should work alongside it, the Local Government Association (LGA) says. In a published briefing on the debate … Continue reading →
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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is seeking views on guidance to English councils about using their litter enforcement powers fairly and effectively. Defra committed in the Litter Strategy for England to publish improved guidance to promote proportionate … Continue reading →
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Viridor has completed a £1m upgrade of its Scottish glass recycling plant and has secured a Scottish Procurement contract covering five Scottish local authorities and a total estimated annual tonnage of 10,500. Viridor Resource Management (VRM) Managing Director Keith Trower … Continue reading →
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The Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) aims to start an industry wide debate on the future of local authority waste and recycling funding with the publication a new policy paper, which recommends “serious” consideration of direct charging in the … Continue reading →
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The financial health of local authorities across England is getting worse, says a report from the National Audit Office (NAO). The report, published today (8 March), claims that despite greater freedoms to increase council tax bills and one-off short-term funds … Continue reading →
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