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Smurfit Kappa helps inventors turn vision into eco-friendly tent

KarTent is a 100% cardboard tent that was invented by two young Dutch entrepreneurs who spotted a growing tendency by festival goers to abandon their tents at the end of the event, creating an enormous waste pile of mostly unrecyclable material. Paper-based packaging specialist, Smurfit Kappa was ...

Containing dangerous gases in the EfW sector

Dave Archer, trade division director of Hargreaves Ductwork, discusses the importance of specifying and installing a bespoke and compliant ventilation and odour control solution for the energy from waste (EfW) sector.

Weir Waste opts for BlueMAC recycling plant

Birmingham-based Weir Waste turned to machinery distributor Blue Southern when they needed a new pre-sort line to enable quicker process times through their automated MRF. ?With the help of sister company BlueMAC Manufacturing, a tailor-made BlueMAC recycling plant was supplied to Weir Waste.

Doosan launches fleet management system

To meet increasing demand for fleet monitoring, machine-to-machine communication, machine intelligence and remote equipment monitoring, Doosan has developed the DoosanConnect wireless fleet and asset management system for the company’s excavator, wheel loader and articulated dump truck ranges.

Mick George extends commercial waste service

Waste management business Mick George has extended its commercial-based operations to incorporate residential properties on its distribution routes within East Anglia and the East Midlands.

Master Magnets help Finnish waste recycling

In early 2015 Master Magnets were contacted by their Finnish dealer-Vimelco regarding a new project for a waste treatment facility processing municipal solid waste (MSW) and solid recovered fuel (SRF) in Lahti, 105km northeast of Helsinki.

Presona extends into Northern Ireland

From March 2017, Presona UK will become responsible for the distribution and maintenance of all Presona balers and associated recycling equipment in Northern Ireland.

BIO Collectors take ownership of its AD system

In tackling London’s food waste, of which it processes 75,000 tonnes pa, BIO Collectors’ managing director, Paul Killoughery describes the 1.7MW electricity produced as "the easiest thing we do".

How to make the waste & recycling industry safer in 2017

According to HSE, there were six fatal injuries to waste and recycling workers in Great Britain in 2015/16. This is a clear sign of the potential dangers of working in the waste and recycling environment. In fact, there have been 30 fatal injuries in this sector in the past five years, 26% of ...

WISH unveils new website

The new Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) website, hosted by CIWM, has been launched. The new site – – provides a one-stop-shop for all WISH guidance previously hosted on the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) website. With a new look and easy navigation, the ...

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