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Fife maps four-weekly collection trial

Fife maps four-weekly collection trial Fife council has informed residents in the Glenrothes district of its plans to change the frequency of its waste and recycling collections as part of a trial aimed at boosting recycling rates. Introduced over a nine-month period, the trial will see a reduction in the frequency of residual waste collections

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Waste investor predicts UK would ‘miss’ 2030 target

The UK would undershoot a 70% recycling target set for 2030 “by a considerable margin”, Foresight Group investment director James Samworth suggested today (May 19). Speaking at the first session of the World Waste To Energy Summit in London, Mr Samworth painted a gloomy picture of the UK’s waste infrastructure ambitions – arguing investors are

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Food waste gate fees are dropping

Organics recycle-rs are reducing their food waste gate fees as competition for the feed stock from councils and businesses becomes more intense. Food waste prices Food waste gate fees are dropping as AD capacity in the UK increases Average contracted and gate fee prices for food waste have shown a steady decline over the last

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Waste men

A must watch the BBC have made a series all about waste http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02npms8/episodes/player Newcastle is much like any other city in the country, with one key difference when it comes to waste. Since landfill tax was introduced the desire to find alternatives to throwing rubbish in a hole in the ground has become the holy

By | May 14th, 2015|Categories: rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|Comments Off on Waste men

Recyclers eye

As UK voters hit the polls today (May 7) paper recyclers are eyeing up a ballot papers boost for confidential paper shredding next year. Ballot papers must be 'securely destroyed' once a year has passed since polling day, rules state Ballot papers must be ‘securely destroyed’ once a year has passed since polling day, rules

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Laws prohibiting councils from charging residents

Laws prohibiting councils from charging residents for the use of household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) will come into effect from April 23. The Local Authorities (Prohibition of Charging Residents to Deposit Household Waste) Order 2015, was passed on Thursday (March 26) and will take 28 days to come into force. The order brings into law

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Director jailed for waste crimes

Tyre recycling firm director jailed for waste crimes A former tyre recycling company director has been sentenced to 14 months imprisonment and his company fined a total of £195,000 after illegally depositing and storing around 114,000 tyres at a site in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire. Paul Cook and his Motherwell-based firm Earthmover Tyre Recycling Ltd, which

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Agency issues reminder on separate collections

Agency issues reminder on separate collections The Environment Agency has written to businesses in the waste industry and councils to remind them of their obligations to separately collect paper, plastic, glass and metal from next month. A letter from the Agency’s head of regulated industry, Harvey Bradshaw, was sent yesterday (December 22) to clarify the

By | December 23rd, 2014|Categories: rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|1 Comment

Mile-long illegal waste tip

Purfleet mile-long fly-tipping site 'absolutely disgraceful'                                        The site near the Dartford Crossing, used as an illegal dumping ground, is almost a mile long Related Stories An "absolutely disgraceful" mile-long fly-tipping site in Essex is a "real

By | November 27th, 2014|Categories: rubbish removal london, rubbish removal manchester|0 Comments

Bin lorry left hanging from pier

A bin lorry was left balanced on the edge of a pier after a road accident in South Queensferry. More Here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-30163161 http://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/bin-lorry-left-hanging-off-hawes-pier-after-crash-1-3613296 http://www.thenen.co.uk/appeal-after-lorry-accident-in-south-queensferry/

By | November 23rd, 2014|Categories: rubbish removal london|0 Comments