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Veolia recycle 2022 FA Cup Final banner into drawstring bags and sports bibs

Veolia recycle 2022 FA Cup Final banner into drawstring bags and sports bibs

The London FA and the UK’s leading resource management company, Veolia, have donated recycled bibs and drawstring bags made from the 2022 FA Cup Final recycled pitch cover to local youth football clubs to support the London FA’s green developmental activities. Veolia and the Football Association (FA) teamed up in 2022 to promote sustainability by...

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HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

HIPPO announces sponsorship of superbike racer Shane Richardson

Waste removal expert HIPPO proudly announces its sponsorship of New Zealand superbike racer Shane Richardson, 28, for the 2024 Bennetts British Superbike Championship as he races for HIPPO Suzuki, run by Astro JJR. The sponsorship marks HIPPO’s first venture into the adrenaline-fuelled world of motorsports, as well as Shane’s first major superbike sponsor. However, it...

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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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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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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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DS Smith expects Brits to spend heavily on Easter eggs with recycling still a concern

DS Smith expects Brits to spend heavily on Easter eggs with recycling still a concern

New research has revealed that despite 69% of Brits believing that Easter eggs come in excessive packaging, they plan to purchase over 156 million of these seasonal chocolate treats this year. The poll, commissioned by DS Smith, found that almost half (47%) of the population intends to buy three or more chocolate eggs this Easter....

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Vegware hits composting landmark with its waste collections

Vegware hits composting landmark with its waste collections

Scottish packaging company Vegware has hit a new milestone with its waste collections. Close the Loop, the brand’s trade waste collections for central belt Scotland, composted 10,000 binloads of used Vegware packaging and food waste in 2023. The service collects used Vegware packaging and food waste from over 50 sites, including Glasgow Science Centre, Fife...

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Veolia secures deal to manage Birmingham recycling and waste until 2034

Veolia secures deal to manage Birmingham recycling and waste until 2034

Veolia has won the contract to run Birmingham’s household recycling and refuse treatment solutions for the next ten years. The deal means the company will operate the energy recovery facility, the city’s household recycling centres (HRCs) and three waste transfer stations.  The contract, which started last month and runs until 2034, will see Veolia look...