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LWARB unveils route map to help London become a circular city

The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has launched its route map that aims to accelerate London’s transition to become a circular city. Board member Bassam Mahfouz has outlined more than 100 practical actions that aim to help the city and ...


Veolia launches disposable coffee cup recycling service

Further to trials supported by partners such as Costa and Starbucks, Veolia is rolling out a national disposable coffee cup recycling scheme. With 84% of takeaway hot drink consumers reported to still be using disposable cups, Veolia said its coffee ...



Greene King pledges to reach zero waste to landfill by 2020

Greene King, the UK-based pub retailer and brewer, has announced a new target of zero waste sent to landfill by 2020, said to be the first pledge of its kind in the UK’s pub industry.

"The declaration follows the launch of Greene King’s ...



Southwark Council gets tough with fly-tipping food outlets

A meat supplier, an organic food market and three fried chicken shops have found their waste disposal wrongs coming home to roost after being fined hundreds of pounds for fly-tipping. The premises are reported to be just some of the 10 successful ...


SUEZ appoints new external affairs director

SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK has appointed a new external affairs director to succeed Dr Gev Eduljee who will retire later this year. Dr Adam Read will take on the role at SUEZ from September this year succeeding Dr Gev Eduljee.

Dr ...


FCC CEO calls on new Defra minister to work with waste sector

Following Michael Gove's appointment as secretary of state for environment, food and rural Affairs, Paul Taylor, CEO of FCC Environment, said he looked forward to working with the new Defra minister to “ensure all areas of Whitehall understand and ...

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