Vehicles & Transport

25th June 2018
Spot Check Crackdown On Waste Carriers Around London City Airport

Spot Check Crackdown On Waste Carriers Around London City Airport

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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22nd June 2018
Bin Lorry Races Raise £20k For Alzheimer’s Charity

Bin Lorry Races Raise £20k For Alzheimer’s Charity

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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4th June 2018
Waste Container Firm Supports Anti-Trafficking Message

Waste Container Firm Supports Anti-Trafficking Message

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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10th May 2018
“Waste Tracking” Announced In First Round Of GovTech Fund

“Waste Tracking” Announced In First Round Of GovTech Fund

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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24th April 2018
China To Add More Materials To Solid Waste Ban

China To Add More Materials To Solid Waste Ban

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

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23rd April 2018
Viridor Sentenced Following Runaway Lorry Fatality

Viridor Sentenced Following Runaway Lorry Fatality

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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13th April 2018
New Regulations To Incentivise Renewable Fuels From Waste

New Regulations To Incentivise Renewable Fuels From Waste

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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18th January 2018
First European Database Identifies Recovery Potential Of “Urban Mining”

First European Database Identifies Recovery Potential Of “Urban Mining”

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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