14th June 2018
FareShare Receives £5m Funding To Expand Food Waste Work

FareShare Receives £5m Funding To Expand Food Waste Work

Food redistribution charity, FareShare, has been awarded £5 million of National Lottery funding, helping it to expand its work across its 21 regional centres, saving more than 25,000 tonnes of edible food from going to waste. With 270,000 tonnes of edible … Continue reading

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14th June 2018
Wakelin To Leave Biffa As Company Announces Increased Profits

Wakelin To Leave Biffa As Company Announces Increased Profits

Biffa plc has announced its financial results for the 53 weeks ended 30 March 2018, showing 10 percent growth in operating profit and a particularly string performance in its industrial and commercial and resource recovery and treatment operations. However, it … Continue reading

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14th June 2018
IKEA Launches New People & Planet Positive Strategy

IKEA Launches New People & Planet Positive Strategy

IKEA makes global commitment to remove all single-use plastic products in the range by 2020, as part of new sustainability strategy. The new IKEA People and Planet Positive strategy sets the direction for all IKEA franchisees and covers three focus … Continue reading

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13th June 2018
Aluminium Beverage Can Recycling Reaches 74 Percent

Aluminium Beverage Can Recycling Reaches 74 Percent

The recycling figure for aluminium beverage cans in the EU, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland is already well above the future EU Circular Economy recycling targets, reaching 74 percent, reports European Aluminium, the Brussels-based industry association. The overall recycling rate increased by … Continue reading

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13th June 2018
#RTF18: Resources & Waste Strategy Needs “Whole System” Approach 

#RTF18: Resources & Waste Strategy Needs “Whole System” Approach 

A “whole system” approach is needed in the Government’s forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy if it is to have any impact, Shaun Gallagher, Director, Environmental Quality, Defra, said as he addressed delegates during the keynote session of day one of Resourcing the … Continue reading

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13th June 2018
£80,000 For Council To Remove Fly-Tipped Waste

£80,000 For Council To Remove Fly-Tipped Waste

An investigation is underway following the discovery over the weekend of four 40ft abandoned articulated trailers full of dumped waste. Witnesses who may have seen the driver of the lorry are asked to contact the council, with a £500 reward … Continue reading

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12th June 2018
Mid UK Recycling Gains Bespoke Fire Prevention Plan Following Blaze

Mid UK Recycling Gains Bespoke Fire Prevention Plan Following Blaze

Lincolnshire-based waste management business Mid UK Recycling Ltd was last week fined £100,000 with fees of £50,000 for breach of environmental regulations following a fire at its site in July 2015. The company appeared at Lincolnshire Crown Court having previously … Continue reading

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8th June 2018
CIWM Business Partner News Round Up – May 18

CIWM Business Partner News Round Up – May 18

JCB Fleet Answers Wastemasters Hire Calling With its recently ordered fleet of JCB machines, Coventry-based Wastemasters Hire, part of Tom White Waste (TWW), is satisfying a growing demand for waste and recycling sector specific short-term hire. This latest order comprises … Continue reading

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