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Latest issue: 17 April 2014

In this issue

  • Wales opens £6m food waste plant

  • Sainsbury's unveils first ever Easter egg recycling scheme

  • Looking at health & safety in the waste management sector

  • How Biffa is setting itself the challenge of 'zero accidents'

  • Why UK businesses need responsible IT asset disposal

Latest issue: 17 April 2014 Front


Editor's comment

Where have all the good government ministers gone?

A report published by the European Environmental Bureau on the day this issue of RWW went to press predicted there is a potentia…

BA commits to world's first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel

BA commits to world's first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel

British Airways, in partnership with Solena Fuels, has committed to building the world’s first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel. The announcement comes two weeks before the global aviation community joins forces to discuss ways to reduce the industry’s environmental impact at the 2014 Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva.

Latest News

Envac wins contract in China

Envac wins contract in China

Envac, the underground automated vacuum waste collection specialist, has reporte…

20th Apr 2014
Welsh campaign aims to boost recycling in the home

Welsh campaign aims to boost recycling in the home

A new campaign funded by Waste Awareness Wales (WAW) aims to increase recycling …

19th Apr 2014
Dorset Waste Partnership unveils recycling collection survey results

Dorset Waste Partnership unveils recycling collection survey results

Nearly 90% of respondents who took part in a survey by the Dorset Waste Partners…

18th Apr 2014
Sainsbury's unveils in store Easter egg recycling scheme

Sainsbury's unveils in store Easter egg recycling scheme

Sainsbury’s has launched a new scheme to let customers recycle their Easter egg …

18th Apr 2014
Cleansing Service Group makes two acquisitions

Cleansing Service Group makes two acquisitions

Cleansing Service Group (CSG), the independent Hampshire-based waste management …

17th Apr 2014
London Marathon team cleans up

London Marathon team cleans up

Monday morning commuters this week would barely have noticed that a marathon has…

17th Apr 2014
Wales opens £6m food waste plant

Wales opens £6m food waste plant

First minister Carwyn Jones has officially opened a new £6m food waste recycling…

17th Apr 2014
Veolia meets 2013 WEEE obligations

Veolia meets 2013 WEEE obligations

Veolia Environmental Services has announced it is the first major WEEE producer …

16th Apr 2014
Grundon acquires Arundelle

Grundon acquires Arundelle

Grundon Waste Management has acquired Arundelle, a specialist industrial service…

16th Apr 2014
BA commits to world's first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel

BA commits to world's first facility to convert landfill waste into jet fuel

British Airways, in partnership with Solena Fuels, has committed to building the…

16th Apr 2014

Latest Features

Eradicating nasty niffs and dangerous dust particles

Eradicating nasty niffs and dangerous dust particles

Although it’s a cliché to refer to a company as the ‘industry’s best kept secret…

16th Apr 2014
Matching the needs of today: Bins get clever

Matching the needs of today: Bins get clever

With waste management demands becoming more challenging, manufacturers of bins a…

11th Apr 2014
Recycling in Wales: One year in office

Recycling in Wales: One year in office

Minister for natural resources and food in Wales, Alun Davies reflects on his fi…

3rd Apr 2014
Making more of waste heat: Introducing ORC

Making more of waste heat: Introducing ORC

DECC estimates that between 10 and 40 terawatt hours of heat is currently lost a…

31st Mar 2014
Moving waste in a safe and responsible manner

Moving waste in a safe and responsible manner

The Health & Safety Executive ranks waste and recycling as a high risk industry.…

28th Mar 2014
Helping waste make the change to resource

Helping waste make the change to resource

With ever more emphasis on resource efficiency and waste being seen as ‘stuff wi…

27th Mar 2014
An Irish David takes on sector's IT Goliath

An Irish David takes on sector's IT Goliath

Limerick-based AMCS Group specialises in the provision of integrated waste manag…

26th Mar 2014
Helping RCV operators save time and money

Helping RCV operators save time and money

Hefty insurance premiums and rising fuel costs are encouraging waste collection …

22nd Mar 2014
Small scale biomass projects blaze a trail

Small scale biomass projects blaze a trail

Matt Drew, MD of Saxlund, argues why locally-based sustainable, small scale biom…

21st Mar 2014
Overcoming barriers to hospitality's food waste

Overcoming barriers to hospitality's food waste

Last month, the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association held a hospitality-sp…

21st Mar 2014

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