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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...

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More torque, more power, more output. CR450 Diesel Crusher launches at the Executive Hire Show

More torque, more power, more output. CR450 Diesel Crusher launches at the Executive Hire Show

Established in 2018, Dragon Equipment is a renowned global brand for its compact crushing machines and is taking things to the next level with the launch of the CR450 Diesel Crusher. The first diesel-only crusher from the British company, the CR450 Diesel Crusher, was designed and built at their head office and production facility in...

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Haringey residents urged to recycle their electricals with launch of new household collection service 

Haringey residents urged to recycle their electricals with launch of new household collection service 

Haringey Council has announced that it will launch a new small electrical recycling doorstep collection service across the borough. The service will begin on 14th February and aims to encourage tens of thousands of residents in the local community to recycle their electrical items. In addition to the household collections, the council will introduce small...

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Warwickshire residents block in fly-tippers caught in act

Warwickshire residents block in fly-tippers caught in act

Warwickshire Police have detained a group of suspected fly-tippers after they dumped large piles of rubbish on Packington Estate’s Maxstoke Lane near Meriden last Wednesday (8th February). The force described it as “some of the worst fly-tipping we had seen in a long time”. Residents blocked in the vans used for the fly-tipping, but the...

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NWH strikes sustainability partnership with Celtic FC

NWH strikes sustainability partnership with Celtic FC

The NWH Group, one of the UK’s leading recycling companies, has been appointed as the Official Recycling Partner of Celtic FC. Kelly Lock, Commercial Sales Lead at The NWH Group, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Celtic FC to support the sustainability and carbon goals of one of Scotland’s most recognisable brands and businesses....

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Geminor UK increased domestic offtake by 28%

Geminor UK increased domestic offtake by 28%

In recent years, the UK has grown to become the biggest market for the international waste management and trading company Geminor. The UK business increased its handling from 515,489 tonnes of waste resources in 2022 to a substantial 761,634 tonnes in 2023 – a growth of as much as 48% Of the total domestic volume...

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New EfW plant set to be built in Walsall

New EfW plant set to be built in Walsall

Households in Walsall will soon be powered by waste treated at a new energy-from-waste (EfW) plant. The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) has offered support for constructing the Walsall EfW facility. The plant aims to export heat to homes through steam or hot water from 2027 once it is built. The WMCA states that up...

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Enva adds WEEE Solutions to its list of acquisitions

Enva adds WEEE Solutions to its list of acquisitions

The waste management and resource recovery business has acquired WEEE Solutions, an independent waste electrical and electronic equipment recycler. WEEE Solutions is a company based in Linwood, Scotland, established in 2006. They collect and recover valuable materials from various electronic waste, including fridges, flat panel displays, batteries, fluorescent tubes, large and small domestic appliances, and...

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Coca-Cola removes Sprite labels in new recycling trial

Coca-Cola removes Sprite labels in new recycling trial

Coca-Cola is currently conducting a limited trial of ‘label-less’ packaging for Sprite and Sprite Zero on-the-go bottles. The labels will be replaced with an embossed logo on the front of the pack. Laser-engraved product and nutritional information will be provided on the back of the pack. The company claims this will simplify the recycling process,...