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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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White’s recycling firm crashes

Around 70 jobs have been lost at White Recycling after the company faced financial and regulatory difficulties David White pictured with the FA Cup at his site to promote the contest in a previous season A waste recycling business run by former Manchester City ace David White has gone into liquidation. Around 70 jobs have

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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

Separate Collection Approach Regulations

Agency to confirm separate collection approach Councils and waste collection companies are to be asked to supply information on their collection arrangements by the end of March 2015, as part of the Environment Agency’s efforts to police separate collection legislation. With the new legislation coming into force on January 1, the Environment Agency is finalising

By | December 11th, 2014|Categories: rubbish removal manchester|0 Comments

Betrayal over weekly bins

The great betrayal over weekly bins: Families now wait average 12 days for a collection with just 6% of councils picking up once a week British families wait an average of 12 days for a collection  Just six per cent of councils make collections once a week Councils across England made £54.3m from extra charges

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Salford Rubbish Tracker

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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

Bury’s three weekly approach on Greater Manchester agenda

Local authorities across Greater Manchester are considering whether they might want to follow in the footsteps of Bury which last month became the first local authority in England to collect residual waste once every three weeks, among a number of possible measures to boost recycling levels. A task group made up of council leaders and

By | November 26th, 2014|Categories: rubbish removal manchester|0 Comments