Waste Collection

17th September 2018
Recycling Association Report Calls For UK Recycling To Be Simplified

Recycling Association Report Calls For UK Recycling To Be Simplified

The Recycling Association launched its 2018 Quality First Report, calling for the UK’s approach to recycling to be simplified. “When we launched the Quality First campaign in September 2016 we knew that the overall quality of UK recycled materials needed … Continue reading

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12th September 2018
Cash-Strapped Councils Should Use Competition For Waste Collections – ESA

Cash-Strapped Councils Should Use Competition For Waste Collections – ESA

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has today (11 September) called for local authorities to use competition to drive value for money for waste collections. Speaking at RWM – the sector’s annual trade show in Birmingham’s NEC – ESA’s Executive Director, … Continue reading

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11th September 2018
Renewi Reaches Agreement Over Dumfries & Galloway Contract Exit

Renewi Reaches Agreement Over Dumfries & Galloway Contract Exit

Renewi has successfully reached an agreement with Shanks Dumfries and Galloway Limited, Dumfries and Galloway (D&G) Council and other parties to exit the contract, following the announcement in March. The exit from this loss-making contract, on time and for the … Continue reading

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10th September 2018
New Toolkit To “Drive Value” Via Waste Service Procurement

New Toolkit To “Drive Value” Via Waste Service Procurement

A new toolkit, produced by Ricardo and sponsored by waste and recycling specialist SUEZ, provides UK local authorities a blueprint for creating waste service procurement strategies that drive contractors to deliver high performance, innovation and value for residents. The toolkit provides … Continue reading

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5th September 2018
Veolia To Trial Electric Refuse Collection Vehicles In Sheffield

Veolia To Trial Electric Refuse Collection Vehicles In Sheffield

Veolia is to trial innovative electric refuse collection vehicles (RCV) charged by power derived from the waste they have collected. The project in Sheffield will see two 26 tonne RCV converted from diesel to electric power in a scheme to … Continue reading

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20th August 2018
ESA Report: Are Weight Based Recycling Targets Fit For Purpose?

ESA Report: Are Weight Based Recycling Targets Fit For Purpose?

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has today (20 August) launched the second of two new reports looking at what it will take to meet the (weight based) recycling targets proposed by the EU Circular Economy Package. The report says the … Continue reading

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17th August 2018
Biffa Acquires Weir Waste Services Limited For £16

Biffa Acquires Weir Waste Services Limited For £16.2m

UK integrated waste management company, Biffa has announced it has acquired Weir Waste Services Limited (WWS) for a consideration plus debt taken on of circa £16.2m, funded from Biffa’s existing cash and debt facilities. For the year ending 31 May 2017, … Continue reading

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14th August 2018
Viridor Announce Contract Extension With Kent County Council

Viridor Announce Contract Extension With Kent County Council

Viridor is set to continue its recycling partnership with Kent County Council following agreement on a 24-month contract extension through to July 2020. The processing and selling kerbside recycling contract, which has been held since 2016, will see Viridor receive … Continue reading

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