17th September 2018
Mid UK Recycling Fire Cause May Have Been A Lithium Battery

Mid UK Recycling Fire Cause May Have Been A Lithium Battery

A fire at a Mid UK Recycling facility in Barkston may have been caused by a lithium battery, according to the company. A spokesperson for Mid UK Recycling said: “Fire crews were called to our Barkston Heath Materials Recycling Facility … Continue reading

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17th September 2018
MEPs: “Incentivise Fisherman To Help Tackle Marine Plastic”

MEPs: “Incentivise Fisherman To Help Tackle Marine Plastic”

Incentives to collect marine litter at sea, new EU-wide standards and definitions for biodegradability and compostability, and a complete EU ban on oxo-degradable plastic by 2020 are among the proposals set out in the non-binding EU draft plastics strategy, adopted … Continue reading

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14th September 2018
35% Of Microplastics Released Into Oceans From Synthetic Textiles

35% Of Microplastics Released Into Oceans From Synthetic Textiles

Each time an item of clothing is washed up to 700,000 microscopic fibres make their way into our oceans, where they are swallowed by sea life and become incorporated into the food chain, potentially ending up on our plates, according … Continue reading

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13th September 2018
RWM News: Waste & Resource Strategy To Encompass 5 Pillars – Creagh

RWM News: Waste & Resource Strategy To Encompass 5 Pillars – Creagh

The forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy published by government will encompass five fundamental pillars, according to Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) chair, Mary Creagh MP. Creagh made the announcement at day two of this year’s RWM exhibition as she addressed delegates … Continue reading

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11th September 2018
CIWM Modernisation “Bearing Fruit”, Says Dr Colin Church

CIWM Modernisation “Bearing Fruit”, Says Dr Colin Church

Changes and “modernisation” at CIWM is “bearing fruit” according to CEO Dr Colin Church, as it publishes its annual review and financial statements. The statement was made in response to a letsrecycle.com story, which references a letter from CIWM president Professor … Continue reading

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7th September 2018
CIWM Business Partner News Round-Up | August 18

CIWM Business Partner News Round-Up | August 18

Latest AMCS Platform To Showcase At RWM Global supplier of integrated software and vehicle technology for the waste, recycling and resource industries, AMCS, will showcase the latest version of its AMCS Platform at this year’s RWM Exhibition. The enterprise grade, … Continue reading

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3rd September 2018
Eunomia To Run First Ever Conference Coffee Cup DRS At RWM

Eunomia To Run First Ever Conference Coffee Cup DRS At RWM

Environmental consultancy Eunomia is sponsoring and running the first ever conference coffee cup deposit refund scheme (DRS) on at this September’s RWM (Resource and Waste Management Conference) held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Birmingham. Launched in partnership with the NEC’s catering arm, Amadeus, … Continue reading

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3rd September 2018
Agrivert To Be Sold To Severn Trent Green Power For £120m

Agrivert To Be Sold To Severn Trent Green Power For £120m

Organic waste treatment and renewable energy producter Agrivert has accepted an offer from Severn Trent Green Power (STGP), a subsidiary of Severn Trent plc, to acquire its UK operational assets and associated support functions for £120m. The purchase includes five … Continue reading

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