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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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Supermarket fined £75,000 for waste and fly-tipping offences

Supermarket fined £75,000 for waste and fly-tipping offences

AN Alum Rock supermarket has been fined £75,000 for fly-tipping and trade waste-related offences following a prosecution brought by Birmingham City Council. Saif Supermarket Ltd, which operates from 444 – 446 Alum Rock Road, was found guilty in its absence at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, October 31 on three charges under the Environmental Protection...

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Fly-tipping site in Birmingham

Fly-tipper jailed for five months

A MAN responsible for the dumping of waste in the garden of an empty house in Handsworth was jailed for five months by Birmingham Crown Court last Thursday (25 July). Sean Martin, aged 53, of Friar Park Road, Wednesbury, was prosecuted by Birmingham City Council, after an investigation by its waste enforcement unit. Local residents...

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BGF backs Plantforce with £4.7m investment for growth

PLANTFORCE, the largest provider of heavy equipment rentals in the South West, has received a £4.7m growth capital investment from Business Growth Fund (BGF) to further scale its operations. The company – whose clients include Kier, Costain, Balfour Beatty, and BAM construction groups – will use the funding to support its growth plans in expansion,...