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Latest issue: 11 December 2014

In this issue

  • Nestle UK addresses challenging packaging issues

  • Retailers launch next stage of Takeback Scheme

  • Shredders and balers: How they provide extra income

  • An annual review: What were the highs and lows for the waste management sector in 2014?

Latest issue: 11 December 2014 Front


Editor's comment

Finally, some DECC support for resource management

Finally, some DECC support for resource management

As we approach the end of 2014, it is pleasant to end on a high note (particularly as our last issue of the year includes our an…

VAT review could hit trade recycling services

VAT review could hit trade recycling services

COUNCILS could pull some of their business waste collection services if they are forced to pay VAT on them.

Latest News

VAT review could hit trade recycling services

VAT review could hit trade recycling services

COUNCILS could pull some of their business waste collection services if they are…

19th Dec 2014
Welsh collection guidance “ignores local democracy”

Welsh collection guidance “ignores local democracy”

NEW waste guidance published by the Welsh Government this week ignores the needs…

19th Dec 2014
Sludge fuel first

Sludge fuel first

DRY fuel has been created and used at a wastewater treatment works for the first…

19th Dec 2014
Green light for Shanks’ Canada project

Green light for Shanks’ Canada project

SHANKS is set to build the first closed-loop organics waste management system in…

18th Dec 2014
Ramboll buys ENVIRON

Ramboll buys ENVIRON

DESIGN and engineering consultancy Ramboll has announced its acquisition of glob…

18th Dec 2014
Waste prevention targets “modest”, claims EEA

Waste prevention targets “modest”, claims EEA

THE majority of EU member states lack effective waste prevention measures. By th…

18th Dec 2014
The waste sector’s view: 2014

The waste sector’s view: 2014

AS 2014 draws to a close RWW asks those in the waste industry what their abiding…

17th Dec 2014
Wales produces separate collection advice

Wales produces separate collection advice

THE Welsh Government has published guidance for the collection of waste ahead of…

17th Dec 2014
ABP approval boosts AD plant

ABP approval boosts AD plant

A FARM in North Wales has become the first to be granted Animal-By Products (ABP…

17th Dec 2014
Shoppers blame grocers for waste

Shoppers blame grocers for waste

CONSUMERS blame retailers more than themselves for food waste, according to new …

17th Dec 2014

Latest Features

Taking a leap of faith into a cleaner future

Taking a leap of faith into a cleaner future

A great deal has been said and written about the circular economy with all its a…

11th Dec 2014
What did the waste sector achieve in 2014?

What did the waste sector achieve in 2014?

This year ended much like the last: in disappointment. But despite the lack of i…

11th Dec 2014
Struggling to keep afloat: Waste at Defra

Struggling to keep afloat: Waste at Defra

With swingeing cuts to its budget and a ministerial team focused on flooding, De…

27th Nov 2014
Waste collection in the Gulf of Cádiz

Waste collection in the Gulf of Cádiz

Waste collection specialist in Mediterranean countries, Tim Byrne examines the w…

20th Nov 2014
Complete Wasters: For when the party is over

Complete Wasters: For when the party is over

Have you ever wondered what happens to the rubbish festival-goers leave behind a…

20th Nov 2014
Driving the UK market for recycled plastics

Driving the UK market for recycled plastics

In August, the British Plastic Federation Recycling Group launched a manifesto s…

20th Nov 2014
Collecting underground waste in Nicosia

Collecting underground waste in Nicosia

Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus and home to a population of 250,000 residents s…

18th Nov 2014
Scotland: Standing on the cusp of change

Scotland: Standing on the cusp of change

There was an energised feel in the air at Glasgow last month, as industry leader…

14th Nov 2014
ESEL throws the gauntlet down to the baler industry

ESEL throws the gauntlet down to the baler industry

Express Service Engineering has aligned itself with HelloBaler, a Chinese baler …

13th Nov 2014
Hoovering up road dust, dirt and debris

Hoovering up road dust, dirt and debris

With Autumn in full swing, local authority road sweepers are being kept busy wit…

4th Nov 2014

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