Birmingham City Council will go ahead with issuing refuse worker redundancy notices, it has announced, after Unite urged the council’s cabinet to not “undermine” democratically elected councillors in its vote yesterday (31 August). The Union said further industrial action was … Continue reading →
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Almost £500,000 will be awarded to community projects to tackle littering, Defra Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced. The funding aims to support the development of “new innovation and approaches” for tackling litter, from behavioural research for better positioned bins … Continue reading →
The collection and recycling of waste PVC in the UK reached a new high of 120,392 tonnes in 2016, according to latest figures from Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme. It’s an increase of 12% compared to the previous year … Continue reading →
Councils in England are “getting it wrong too often” when it comes to waste collection complaints, says the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, whose new report reveals a rocketing increase in upheld waste services complaints. Its new report – … Continue reading →
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The Green Investment Bank (GIB) must maintain its social purpose the Renewable Energy Association, says, following the closure of the sale to Macquarie Group. The renewables industry urges the new Bank owners to maintain its “social purpose”, namely to help … Continue reading →
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Unite has warned that it will leave “no stone unturned” after accusing waste management company SUEZ of attempting to “undermine” forthcoming refuse worker strike action in Doncaster. SUEZ, however, has refuted claims. Unite says it has received “evidence” that SUEZ … Continue reading →
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A deposit return scheme for beverage containers would stop a third of the plastic going into the oceans, according to new analysis by think tank Green Alliance. According to the group, plastic marine litter from the UK could be reduced … Continue reading →
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The waste industry should get its house in order, before it’s forced to, says Paul Timmins, operations director at Ecosurety. And that means reviewing waste legislation to make it more transparent and to encourage more recycling Anybody who worked in financial services … Continue reading →
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