12th April 2018
Viridor Awarded Multiple Contracts Following £1m Glass Upgrade

Viridor Awarded Multiple Contracts Following £1m Glass Upgrade

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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12th April 2018
Perthshire Men Prosecuted For Illegal Landfill Site & Waste Transportation

Perthshire Men Prosecuted For Illegal Landfill Site & Waste Transportation

A Perthshire man has been fined a total of £4,000 at Perth Sheriff Court for waste offences at a site just outside Blairgowrie and another received a 200-hour Community Payback Order and a £2,500 Confiscation Order. Alistair Roy pled guilty … Continue reading

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21st March 2018
Scottish Government Appoints Eunomia To Review Aggregate Levy

Scottish Government Appoints Eunomia To Review Aggregate Levy

Environmental consultancy Eunomia has been appointed by the Scottish Government to review, model and analyse options for a Scottish specific Aggregate Levy. The UK Aggregates Levy, introduced in 2002, is an environmental tax on aggregates (sand, gravel and rock) that have been dug … Continue reading

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19th February 2018
Six-Year High In Environmental Performance By Scottish Business

Six-Year High In Environmental Performance By Scottish Business

Environmental performance amongst Scottish regulated businesses and other organisations achieved a six year high, with 91.7% of sites recorded as “Excellent”, “Good” or “Broadly Compliant”, according to results published last week (15 February 2018) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency … Continue reading

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2nd February 2018
SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has responded to complaints of persistent flytipping at an illegal site in Fort William and is working with the local community to address the problem. On Monday 29 January, officers from the Scottish Environment … Continue reading

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23rd January 2018
Scotland Urges UK Government Not To “Hold Us Back” With DRS

Scotland Urges UK Government Not To “Hold Us Back” With DRS

The Scottish Government says it will push ahead with a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers and is calling on the UK Government to match its ambition and not “hold us back”. Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has already pledged … Continue reading

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15th January 2018
FCC’s Millerhill ERF Construction Reaches Half-Way Point

FCC’s Millerhill ERF Construction Reaches Half-Way Point

It is only 15 months since the ground was broken at the site in Millerhill, Midlothian and over this time construction of the new state-of-the-art energy recovery facility (ERF), which will serve the City of Edinburgh and Midlothian, has reached … Continue reading

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15th January 2018
Scotland Proposes Ban On Plastic-Stemmed Cotton Buds

Scotland Proposes Ban On Plastic-Stemmed Cotton Buds

Plans to introduce legislation to ban the manufacture and sale of plastic stemmed cotton buds have been announced by Scotland’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham in a bid to cut plastic waste. The proposals will be put to public consultation and … Continue reading

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