Environment Agency officers were out in force last week to crack down on illegal waste crime around London City Airport. Recently the Environment Agency supported a multi-agency day with partners including the Met police and DVSA – in a bid … Continue reading →
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On Saturday 16 June it wasn’t donkeys racing up and down the beachfront at Weston-super-Mare but bin men and women from all across the UK competing in the National Refuse Championships (NRC). Now in its second year the event raised … Continue reading →
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With the introduction of its new tractor units, trailers and van fleet, UK Container Maintenance (UKCM) is adding its support to the Purple Teardrop modern slavery & anti-trafficking campaign with potent messages displayed on each of its vehicles. The Purple … Continue reading →
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Today (10 May), the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, announced the first round of challenges to be tackled through the £20m GovTech Fund, including tracking waste through the waste chain. The fund, launched by the Prime Minister in November … Continue reading →
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China has added 32 materials, including specific ferrous and non-ferrous metals, to its prohibited waste list, according to an announcement by the Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment. The Ministry announced steel slag, post-industrial plastics, compressed auto pieces, small electric … Continue reading →
Viridor Waste Management Ltd has been sentenced after a 56-year-old man was fatally injured in a lorry runaway incident at a hospital in Plymouth. Plymouth Crown Court heard how, on 8 June 2015, at approximately 7am, Lee Jane, an employee … Continue reading →
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The Government has introduced new regulations which should see the amount of renewable fuel blended in with petrol and diesel increased. The new Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation, coming into force at midnight on Sunday, will require fuel companies to more … Continue reading →
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Expert organisations have united to create the first European database of valuable materials available for “urban mining” from scrap vehicles, spent batteries, waste electronic and electrical equipment, and mining wastes. The Urban Mine Platform, created by 17 partners in project ProSUM … Continue reading →
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