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HIPPO helps residents safely dispose of waste

Residents across the UK risk hefty fines as waste disposal changes lead to increased fly-tipping. UK householders will be at risk of breaking the law in the coming months as a result of waste disposal changes.

ecosurety launches PRN investment platform

Producers and reprocessors can now sign up to Circularety, a platform that enables packaging recovery note (PRN) obligation money to be invested? transparently, according to resource efficiency specialist ecosurety which has launched the new online PRN platform.

Bournemouth increases capacity of new RCV

Bournemouth Council has invested in a new 32 tonne refuse vehicle equipped with safety technology which is expected to perform the same rounds as previously carried out by two vehicles.

Kumac from WELTEC reduces liquid manure volume by half

German biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER now offers a solution for the processing of slurry and digestate for livestock owners and biogas plant operators. The fully automated processing system Kumac reduces the liquid manure and digestate volume by 50%. In a four-stage procedure, clear water, ...

Launch of Recycle Link Wales

Recycling contract manager for Cardiff Council, Ben Maizey has launched the independently-run website, 'Recycle Link Wales', to share news, features and best practice across Wales.

Coffey gives seal of approval to Frugalpac paper coffee cup

Environment minister Dr Thérèse Coffey MP met with the team behind Frugalpac this week - a packaging company who has created a new paper coffee cup that, according to the company, could solve the problem that only one in 400 disposable coffee cups are currently recycled with most ending up in ...

Hackney fits cyclist safety equipment to buses

Hackney Council has announced its decision to install the Cyclear cyclist warning display system from Innovative Safety Systems (ISS) to a fleet of 22 wheelchair access buses, which are used to transport children with special educational needs (SEN). The authority is also installing Cyclear to 24 ...

Fife's glass bottles help create clean water

Recycled glass from Fife is being used by Scotland–based Dryden Aqua to filter water to prevent disease save lives internationally. In the run-up to Recycling Week 2016 (12-18 September) Fifers are being urged to remember to recycle glass in bottle banks at recycling centres and points to help ...

Byrne publishes book on Biffa

Independently written and compiled by Timothy Byrne, an international waste management consultant who specialises in waste collection and waste transfer operations, 'A pictorial history of Biffa Waste Services' dry and liquid waste collection vehicles', covers the development of Biffa’s fleet of ...

WELTEC BIOPOWER Croatian biogas plant goes live

This summer, a biogas plant of the German plant manufacturer WELTEC BIOPOWER went live in Varazdin, northern Croatia. According to the German biogas specialist, the 250kW plant of pig farmer Dalibor Vrcek perfectly suits the farm‘s cycle of food production, liquid manure utilisation and energy ...

ESG wins £200K radioactive materials testing contract

ESG, the UK-based provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has been awarded a two-year, radioactive materials testing contract by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). The new analytical contract, worth in the region of £200,000, sees ESG characterising ...

How landfill sites can tackle odours without power or water

Dealing with odours can be difficult and costly. Previous articles in Recycling & Waste World have looked at methods of neutralising odour which require dispersal through atomisers, misters or fogging systems. Fiona Miles at Renby looks at a way to reduce odour without any power or water supply.

Cromwell appointed to arc21 framework

Leeds-based Cromwell Polythene has been appointed an official supplier of compostable kitchen caddy liners to arc21, the collaborative partnership between six councils in Northern Ireland - Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Ards and North Down Borough Council, Belfast City Council, Lisburn ...

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