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Homebase commits to zero waste to landfill target by 2021

Homebase commits to zero waste to landfill target by 2021

ONE of the UK’s largest home improvement and garden retailers, Homebase, has partnered with leading waste management and recycling services provider, Reconomy, as it announces new sustainability targets. The partnership will aim to send zero waste to landfill by 2021, with long-term ambitions to achieve net-zero waste and develop a sustainability strategy that supports commercial,...

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UKWSL are on the case as new contractors for Birmingham Airport

UKWSL are on the case as new contractors for Birmingham Airport

UKWSL have been awarded a contract worth several hundred thousand pounds by OCS Group UK Ltd to provide a wide range of waste management services. The partnership between UKWSL, OCS and Birmingham Airport is designed to invert the waste hierarchy and deliver innovative solutions and market leading environmental credentials. By inverting the waste hierarchy UKWSL...

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Huge drive results in zero waste to landfill at Solheim Cup

Huge drive results in zero waste to landfill at Solheim Cup

EUROPE’S sensational win in the recent Solheim Cup at Gleneagles was matched by an equally impressive recycling effort by Enva, which resulted in none of the waste produced on site being sent to landfill. Having spent months planning the event’s recycling and resource management plan with its organisers, Enva provided over 300 containers to the...

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Briers boosts RDF capabilities with UNTHA shredder

Briers boosts RDF capabilities with UNTHA shredder

A THIRD-generation family-run business that achieved Zero Waste to Landfill over 13 years ago has further boosted its commitment to the environment with an RDF shredder from UNTHA. Based in Staffordshire, briers has had a genuine eco-conscience since it was established exactly 80 years ago back in 1939 by William Briers. But as the 40-strong...

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(L-R) Bob Borthwick and Peter Scott of Scott Bros with Dr Paul Sargent and research graduate Feysal Shifa

Scott Bros enlists Teesside University’s help to recycle unwanted ‘filter cake’

WASTE recycling experts Scott Bros. Ltd are hoping academics from Teesside University can assist in finding a practical solution for utilising their own particular brand of unwanted ‘filter cake’. The Teesside firm’s state-of-the-art £1m wash plant processes construction and excavation waste into high quality sand and aggregate for use in the building and construction industry....

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(L-R) Mark Cosford from Holland & Barrett and Craig Willshee

Holland & Barrett achieves zero waste to landfill

LEADING health and wellness retailer, Holland & Barrett, has achieved zero waste to landfill by working with Burton-based Willshee’s Waste & Recycling. With over 850 shops across the UK, managing Holland & Barrett’s refuse is a major task. It is the responsibility of the environmental health and safety (EHS) team which is led by head...

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Craig Willshee – Willshee’s SHEQ manager with Andrew Wardle – John Pye sales room manager at Marchington

Burton businesses drive benchmark green initiative

JOHN PYE, the UK’s largest auction house network, is working with Burton-based Willshee’s to achieve a leading zero-waste-to-landfill industry standard at its Marchington site. Willshee’s is a leading independent domestic, industrial and commercial waste management company. The family-run company has been providing waste and recycling solutions for 35 years, offering waste management, recycling and skip...