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Europe’s Reforming Waste Management: from Landfill to Recycling

The advancement in technology and industrialization in Europe has resulted in a wealthy society. But it is said that there are two sides to every coin. The downside of this tremendous growth is the degradation of the environment and the generation of tonnes and tonnes of dump […]

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Environment Agency searches 60 illegal waste disposal sites

On 28th March 2013 the environment agency raided around 60 waste disposal sites across the UK in a bid to reduce waste crime. 100 Enviornment Agency officers were used as part of the synchronized combat against waste crime. The operation was codenamed – operation cyclone, the main […]

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Landfill mining – Profiting from treated waste? Is it rubbish?

Last month it was released that Zero Waste Scotland are planning on following in the footsteps of leading economies such as the United States, Thailand and Korea who have put landfill mining into action. Although the Scottish government is only researching at this time it is very […]

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Shredding Services

Polidor Recycling are pleased to announce that we now also offer confidential data destruction and shredding services. It can be difficult to know what to do with paper work containing sensitive information – not required by the company, too big of a risk to throw away and too […]

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The Waste Transfer Note

What is the Waste Transfer Note? And how does it affect your businesses waste collection? Any business that generates, handles or get rid of ‘controlled waste’ has a legal obligation to hold a Waste Transfer Note under Duty of Care laws.  If you have waste, but are […]

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Waste sector will ‘die out’ unless it embraces rapid change

The waste industry must recreate it self in readiness for a circular economy if it is to have a bright future, prominent policy-makers and economists have cautioned. At the opening session of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management’s (CIWM) annual conference in June a group of resource […]

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Landfill reliant SMEs risk becoming uncompetitive

Small businesses are about to chuck away £470m in landfill tax this year by not recycling adequately enough, as documented by new research. An investigation carried out on behalf of Veolia by SQW have discovered that last year SMEs in the british isles spent £430m on tax […]

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Polidor turns ITM Group waste into Electricity

Polidor removes waste tobacco from International Tobacco Machinery Group UK and turns it into electricity. The tobacco, as a HMRC bonded product had to be destroyed in a safe and secure manner while complying with HMRC regulations. Polidor guaranteed its diversion from landfill and also managed to use the […]

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Hospitality sector agreement launched to cut waste

A new voluntary set up could save the hospitality industry £76 million by the end of 2015 through waste reduction and recycling has been launched today (June 26) by WRAP. More than 60 restaurants, hotels, industry bodies and government departments have contracted to the Hospitality and Food […]

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‘UK’s first’ product sustainability forum launched

A ‘cutting edge’ forum which will tackle the environmental footprint of everyday items has been launched on June 21. The Product Sustainability Forum (PSF) brings together over 80 organisations including retailers, suppliers, environmental charities, academics and UK governments in the first collaboration of its kind. It will […]

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