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The Pros and Cons of Working with a Single Waste Management Supplier

As businesses grow and production of goods increases every day, one of the biggest problems we face today is proper waste control and waste management. Indeed, no company can claim to be completely efficient in ensuring that it does not produce any waste or all of its […]

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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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The Aftermath of Comingled Waste Controversy and Judicial Review

The long awaited judgement regarding the transposition of the revised Waste Framework Directives (rWFD) in the legislation of the government of England and Wales came earlier this year on March 6th. The ruling is in favour of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and […]

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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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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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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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No Waste by 2020

EU Roadmap Will Ensure That Waste is Managed as a Resource By 2020 There is a lot that goes on within EU government administration that will have a big impact on the lives of the average person in years to come, last summer the EU publication titled […]

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