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Everflow strengthens national reach by partnering with the UK’s biggest waste suppliers

Everflow strengthens national reach by partnering with the UK’s biggest waste suppliers

Everflow, the UK’s leading business utility provider, has expanded its waste network with the onboarding of 69 new suppliers, including industry leaders such as Biffa, B&M Waste Services and Enva.   This strategic addition of new suppliers broadens Everflow’s geographic coverage across the UK. As a result, 95% of the UK is now covered by Everflow’s...

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Circularity Scotland collapsed with debts of £86m

Circularity Scotland collapsed with debts of £86m

According to documents, the organisation responsible for managing Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) collapsed with debts and financial obligations worth £86 million. Circularity Scotland, the non-profit entity, which received funding from the drinks industry, went bankrupt in June due to the postponement of the Scottish DRS deadline until October 2025, in line with the rest...

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Deposit return scheme firm appoints administrators

Deposit return scheme firm appoints administrators

The collapse of Circularity Scotland, the firm hired by the Scottish Government to run the deposit return scheme (DRS), which has been delayed until 2025, has resulted in administrators being appointed. Circular Economy Minister Lorna Slater (pictured) expressed her concern for the 60 workers affected and blamed the firm’s demise on conditions imposed by the...

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Biffa diverts 1,600 tonnes of waste plastic back into the circular economy

Biffa diverts 1,600 tonnes of waste plastic back into the circular economy

The UK’s leading sustainable waste management company, Biffa, has placed 1,600 tonnes of previously wasted plastic back into the circular economy since commissioning its PET Recovery Plant in Washington, Tyne and Wear last year. The Group has pioneered new technology that targets, then captures, tiny flakes of recyclable material from contaminated waste.  The plant has...

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US firm completes Biffa acquisition for £1.3 billion

US firm completes Biffa acquisition for £1.3 billion

The £1.3bn sale deal between Biffa and US investment firm Energy Capital Partners (ECP), initially agreed in September 2022 has this week been finalised. A new company, Bears Bidco, was set up by ECP to manage investment funds to seal the deal. A Biffa spokesman said: “The acquisition marks the beginning of an exciting new phase...

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Biffa appointed for waste and recycling services at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Biffa appointed for waste and recycling services at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

BIFFA is proud to be appointed as the Official Waste Management and Recycling Provider for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, which will take place across the West Midlands between July 28 and August 8 this year. As part of this role, the company will ensure all waste produced across the 12 days of the Games is sustainably managed, treated and disposed of. All...

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UKCM’s pioneering partnership with Biffa sees launch of latest initiative

UKCM’s pioneering partnership with Biffa sees launch of latest initiative

LEADING container repair and refurbishment specialist, UK Container Maintenance (UKCM), has successfully launched a new service with long-standing partner Biffa, the UK’s leading sustainable waste management company, completing national installations of container locking posts. The latest innovative initiative comes following a highly effective pilot with a large supermarket chain, which saw over 800 steel locking...

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Biffa trials Britain’s first solar-assisted powered waste trucks

Biffa trials Britain’s first solar-assisted powered waste trucks

BIFFA is trialling Vision Techniques’ Solar Save panels powered by Trailar on its collection trucks to power their batteries and reduce CO2 emissions. By adding solar panels to top up regular engine power, up to 3,100kg of carbon emissions can be saved per vehicle each year.   With 2,900 trucks across its business, if the trials are...

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Biffa partners with SBF GB&I to make Ribena bottles more recyclable

Biffa partners with SBF GB&I to make Ribena bottles more recyclable

BIFFA, the UK’s leading sustainable waste management business, has today announced a partnership with the consumer goods company, Suntory Beverage and Food GB and Ireland (SBF GB&I), to help increase the recyclability of its Ribena bottles.   Biffa has worked in close partnership to support SBF GB&I to develop a new, more sustainable design of the...

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Christmas waste mythbusters: top tips from Biffa

Christmas waste mythbusters: top tips from Biffa

SUSTAINABLE waste management and recycling company Biffa has released its top tips about dealing with our extra waste this Christmas. One in four households estimate that they throw away an extra five bags of waste at Christmas time, and 40% of people worry that they are confused about what can and cannot be recycled. Biffa...

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