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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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Caerphilly considers steps towards a greener future

Caerphilly considers steps towards a greener future

Caerphilly Council is exploring ways to boost recycling rates and create a greener county borough for all as part of an ambitious waste and recycling strategy for the future. Local authorities are required to meet strict Welsh Government recycling targets and Caerphilly is working hard to ensure it reaches the current target of 70%, as...

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EMR Cardiff partners with Llamau to boost youth educational opportunities

EMR Cardiff partners with Llamau to boost youth educational opportunities

WELSH homelessness charity Llamau has partnered has partnered with EMR Cardiff to provide educational opportunities to young people. The donation provided by EMR Cardiff will enable 60 young people between the ages of 16 and 24 to access educational opportunities. From buying learning materials to helping young people write CV’s and apply for jobs, the...

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Progressive Welsh policy on SuDS begins to create waves

Progressive Welsh policy on SuDS begins to create waves

WITH Wales leading the march in its progressive adoption of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), Aggregate Industries has emphasised the important opportunity this powerful approach could also have in enhancing flood mitigation efforts across the wider UK. In a major step forward for flood management policy, this January (2019) saw the Welsh Government enforce new legislation...

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Lyndon Ward and Richard Ford

Forward Waste Management Limited acquires J. Ford & Sons

CARDIFF-based Forward Waste Management Limited have announced the acquisition of John Ford & Sons Limited. Established in 1920, John Ford & Sons are the longest established scrap metal recycler in the area, providing scrap collection and recycling services to businesses across South Wales. The acquisition sees owner of the business, Richard Ford, along with a...