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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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Biffa sues Scottish Government for £55 million over failed DRS

Biffa sues Scottish Government for £55 million over failed DRS

The waste management company has filed a legal petition in the Court of Session, seeking compensation for losses incurred due to the collapsed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS). Biffa, appointed as the logistics partner for the DRS by scheme manager Circularity Scotland Limited (CSL), invested approximately £55 million in new trucks, equipment, and infrastructure to support...

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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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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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NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

In support of the commitment to its local communities, The NWH Group, a leading, family-owned, national waste management and recycling business, has announced an annual pledge of £21,000 to help fund private, community-led charities. To empower local charities to sustain their vital community-based activities, NWH launched its community fund in 2016 and donated £168,000 to...

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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...