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Incentives for Businesses to Adapt to Waste Management and Recycling

Today, with the rapid growth in industrialization as well as innovative technology becoming available, Europe has seen a new wave of growth and prosperity. However, there are some harmful effects caused to people and the environment in general by rapid industrialization. One of the downsides is the […]

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WRAP braced for Defra review

WRAP to Face the Chill of Review and Further Reduction in Funding from DEFRA The slashing of the budgets of Waste and Resources Action Program (WRAP), the official body of UK waste strategies, continues for yet another year 2013-14. DEFRA announced the budget for the administration and […]

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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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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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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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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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HMRC clarifies landfill charges after row over ‘skip tax’

Officials issue new guidance after confusion over rules results in skip operators charged £64 to dump waste instead of £2.50. Officials have moved to defuse a row over rubbish, after skip operators complained they were being subjected to a 2,500% increase in the tax for dumping waste. […]

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