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Somerset Council could pay extra to SUEZ after losses

Somerset Council could pay extra to SUEZ after losses

Somerset Council is considering negotiating additional payments with its waste contractor, SUEZ, despite already paying £24 million per year. However, the contractor has reportedly recorded significant annual losses and is seeking more money from the council through a number of contractual claims, which are currently under dispute. The council is concerned that without an increase...

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CDE FreeFlow webinar offers unique Hillhead preview

CDE FreeFlow webinar offers unique Hillhead preview

As material producers in the UK’s quarrying, construction, and recycling industries prepare for Hillhead 2024, the wet processing experts at CDE Group have announced plans for a special webinar. The webinar will offer a virtual tour of its FreeFlowTM mobile wash plant, which will be on display at the show in June. The tour will...

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UK Government delays bottle recycling scheme to 2027

UK Government delays bottle recycling scheme to 2027

The Government has postponed the launch of its bottle recycling scheme once again until 2027. The scheme, which involves paying small cash amounts for plastic bottles or used cans, was first proposed in 2018. Environmental minister Robbie Moore has admitted that the initial target date of October 2025 was too ambitious. The delay is due...

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TRA warns of imminent collapse in UK’s textile recycling sector

TRA warns of imminent collapse in UK’s textile recycling sector

The Textile Recycling Association (TRA) has issued a warning about the imminent collapse of the textile recycling sector due to global market challenges. The group, representing over 75% of the UK’s used textiles collectors and sorters, has been made aware of their members’ plight. They have reported a real fear in the industry about being...

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Conference programme brings experts together to share industry knowledge on essential topics

Conference programme brings experts together to share industry knowledge on essential topics

Keeping you in the knowIf you are responsible for the safe and compliant management of an HGV fleet, the Road Transport Expo (RTX) Knowledge Zone conference is a must-attend event. Taking place across all three days of the free-to-attend summer tradeshow, the Knowledge Zone will bring together road transport experts to explore essential topics such...

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Wales: The new laws that could see you fined or face court for not separating recycling

Wales: The new laws that could see you fined or face court for not separating recycling

A new workplace recycling law will be implemented throughout Wales starting this weekend. Effective Saturday, 6th April, all businesses, charities and public sector organisations will be required to segregate their waste for recycling. The new system will mirror the segregated recycling system already in place in many households across Wales. The Welsh Government has introduced...

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EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

Located in Checkbar on the outskirts of Aberdeen, EIS Waste Services recently secured a three-year contract worth £300,000 with Port of Aberdeen, the oldest existing business in Britain. As part of the contract, EIS will provide comprehensive waste management and recycling services across Port of Aberdeen’s estate, including visiting vessels and office facilities. The port...

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AUSA and Warwick Ward join forces

AUSA and Warwick Ward join forces

AUSA, a manufacturer of compact all-terrain industrial vehicles, has signed an agreement with Warwick Ward, one of the largest suppliers of earthmoving and waste recycling equipment and spare parts in Europe. This agreement will focus on distributing AUSA’s dumpers, rough terrain forklifts, and compact telehandlers across the North East, Yorkshire, and South East regions of...