Vehicles & Transport

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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11th January 2018
Tata Steel Develops Mobile Canning Concept To Cut Food Loss

Tata Steel Develops Mobile Canning Concept To Cut Food Loss

Tata Steel has developed a mobile canning line concept which will allow farmers, anywhere in the world, to process and preserve their produce on site, helping to reduce food loss dramatically at source whilst generating additional revenues for farmers, it … Continue reading

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4th January 2018
Gas-Powered Vans Chosen By Veolia For Camden Contract

Gas-Powered Vans Chosen By Veolia For Camden Contract

IVECO has supplied three Daily Natural Power to Veolia to carry specialist equipment for removing graffiti, as part of its new contract with the London Borough of Camden. Supplied by IVECO dealer, Northern Commercials, the Daily Natural Power light commercials … Continue reading

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4th January 2018
LeedsBID And Forge Recycling Team Up For New Commercial Service

LeedsBID And Forge Recycling Team Up For New Commercial Service

A new commercial waste and recycling collection service is to be introduced in Leeds city centre, with an aim to help save businesses money while also enhancing street aesthetics. LeedsBID (Leeds Business Improvement District), working in partnership with Leeds-based Forge … Continue reading

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8th September 2017
Public Services Must Be Given “Vital” Public Scrutiny – APSE

Public Services Must Be Given “Vital” Public Scrutiny – APSE

New research suggests transparency and public scrutiny processes over public services are being perceived as “weak” and fail to have impact, something that is “vital”, the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) says. As the shape of public services and … Continue reading

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1st September 2017
Further Birmingham Bin Strikes “Certain” As Redundancies Go Ahead

Further Birmingham Bin Strikes “Certain” As Redundancies Go Ahead

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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30th August 2017
Government Stumps Up Funding For Waste-Based Fuels

Government Stumps Up Funding For Waste-Based Fuels

As part of plans to promote clean alternative fuels, the government is offering funding for projects in the UK to develop low carbon waste-based fuels for planes and lorries, with matching funding from industry. Trials of sustainable jet fuel, made … Continue reading

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29th August 2017
Defra Launches £500,000 Litter Prevention Fund

Defra Launches £500,000 Litter Prevention Fund

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

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