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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…

Waste regulations route map unveiled to help local authorities assess compliance with regulations

Waste regulations route map unveiled to help local authorities assess compliance with regulations

A working group comprising members of local authority waste networks (coordinated through the Waste Network Chairs), the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB), and WRAP (Waste Resource Action Programme), has launched its ‘Waste Regulations Route Map’.

Latest News

Taylor CEO to step down

Taylor CEO to step down

Taylor, the UK manufacturer of four-wheeled galvanised steel containers, has ann…

23rd Apr 2014
Glasgow 2014 leads call for Scottish businesses to make Resource Efficiency Pledge

Glasgow 2014 leads call for Scottish businesses to make Resource Efficiency Pledge

A new scheme aiming to help Scottish businesses reap their share of an estimated…

23rd Apr 2014
Paterson lends support to MetalMatters campaigns

Paterson lends support to MetalMatters campaigns

Secretary of state for environment, food & rural affairs, Owen Paterson offered …

22nd Apr 2014
Waste regulations route map unveiled to help local authorities assess compliance with regulations

Waste regulations route map unveiled to help local authorities assess compliance with regulations

A working group comprising members of local authority waste networks (coordinate…

22nd Apr 2014
Hills Waste retains MoD waste contract in Wiltshire

Hills Waste retains MoD waste contract in Wiltshire

Hills Waste Solutions (HWS), a division of the Wiltshire-based Hills Group, has …

21st Apr 2014
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

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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