Publication: Lets Recycle

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London ‘needs 40’ new recycling facilities by 2050

By Simplified and consistent waste and recycling collection throughout all London boroughs are needed as well as improved financing for waste infrastructure in order to create a circular economy in the capital by 2050, according to the London Mayor’s ... [Published Lets Recycle - 13 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

News in brief

Wheelabrator sold for more than £1 billionUS-based firm Wheelabrator, part of the consortium behind the terminated Norfolk energy-from-waste plant, has been sold by its parent company for $1.94 billion (£1.14 billion) in cash.Wheelabrator is awaitng planning ... [Published Lets Recycle - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Districts shun Worcestershire-wide waste talks

By Several district councils in Worcestershire have declined to take part in discussions over whether waste collection services should be managed on a county-wide basis.Worcestershire county council is currently investigating whether cost savings could ... [Published Lets Recycle - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Poole extends Viridor waste and recycling contract

By Waste management firm Viridor will continue to process Poole’s refuse and recyclables until 2027, following the successful extension of its contract with the borough council.Under the renewed deal, the council will continue to send its dry recyclables ... [Published Lets Recycle - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Straight plc takeover deal approved

By The sale of UK bin and container manufacturer Straight plc to Ireland’s One51 Plastics Holdings Limited has taken a step forward, after the acquisition was approved by the Competition and Markets Authority on Monday (July 28).The agreement for an acquisition ... [Published Lets Recycle - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Sainsbury’s to use recycled food crates in ‘UK first’

By Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has partnered with Dutch firm Schoeller Allibert to ensure that all of its old food crates are recycled so that they can be used again for the transport and storage of food in-store.The supermarket chain claims that the ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Dalkia to come under Veolia brand

By Energy specialist Dalkia plc is to come under the Veolia brand name, following the closure of a transaction agreement between EDF and Veolia Environnement on Friday (July 25).The rebranding, which was announced today (July 28), sees the Dalkia name ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Recycling ‘should be priority’ over climate change

By Recycling should be given ‘higher priority’ than climate change in developing countries, established waste expert Ranjit S. Baxi has written in his new book.‘Recycling Our Future: A Global Strategy’ discusses the challenges facing the recycling industry ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Powerday to boost RDF output with second MRF

By London-based recycling company Powerday is set to ramp up its production of refuse-derived fuel with the development of its second materials recycling facility (MRF) in the capital.The construction waste recycling specialist, which already has a large ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Recycling firm fined after worker’s jaw shattered

By A Kent recycling firm has been prosecuted after an employee had his jaw shattered into ‘pieces like cornflakes’ when he was hit by a piece of plastic pipe ejected from a bandsaw.The worker, then 42 from Chatham, who does not wish to be named, was cutting ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sickness absence ‘costing waste sector £70m’

By Worker absence due to ill-health could be costing the waste and recycling industry as much as £70 million a year, a study by the Health & Safety Executive has estimated.This equates to around £100 in direct costs to an organisation for a single day ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

News in brief

Grundon joins in WWI commemorationsGrundon Waste Management is commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War by displaying its 1916 Pierce Arrow Model R Lorry.Grundon's 1916 Pierce Arrow Model R Lorry One of 16,500 built in New York ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]

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"The Mayor, through LWARB, will work with London’s boroughs to help provide a more consistent reuse and recycling service to Londoners, taking into account local differences and priorities."
"District councils really do two things – planning and waste – so if they give up waste collection it is a bit emasculating."
Xena Dion, cabinet portfolio holder for the environment, Borough of Poole said: “ "Viridor have been really responsive to our drive to increase our recycling rates and understand how important it is for local residents to see 'waste'/materials processed locally and to make use of them rather than sending them to landfill. “"
"One51 believes that an acquisition of Straight would be a good strategic fit in this regard. In"

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London ‘needs 40’ new recycling facilities by 2050 [Published Lets Recycle - 13 hours ago]
News in brief [Published Lets Recycle - 13 hours ago]
Districts shun Worcestershire-wide waste talks [Published Lets Recycle - 16 hours ago]
Poole extends Viridor waste and recycling contract [Published Lets Recycle - 16 hours ago]
Straight plc takeover deal approved [Published Lets Recycle - 21 hours ago]
Powerday to boost RDF output with second MRF [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 29 2014]
Sainsbury’s to use recycled food crates in ‘UK ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 29 2014]
Recycling ‘should be priority’ over climate change [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 29 2014]
Dalkia to come under Veolia brand [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
Recycling firm fined after worker’s jaw shattered [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
News in brief [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
Sickness absence ‘costing waste sector £70m’ [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
Householders’ wishes ‘have place’ in TEEP debate [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 28 2014]
Bin collections – where next? [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 26 2014]
Work on Teesside biomass plant 'to start this y... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 25 2014]
Exporters face new China customs crackdown [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 25 2014]
Orange unveils mobile recycling scheme in Africa [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 25 2014]
Committee urges ‘standard approach’ to collections [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 25 2014]
NI recycling figures suggest ‘winter record’ [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 25 2014]
Injured cyclist dies; arm lost at Sheffield site [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 24 2014]
EA admits ‘concerns’ prior to Swindon waste blaze [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 24 2014]
HSE wants ‘compatible’ green waste bags [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 24 2014]
Heating scheme points to new north London EfW p... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 24 2014]
West Sussex approves Ford EfW plans [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 24 2014]
Biffa wins £50m Epping Forest waste contract [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 23 2014]
Glass recycler hails impact of separation techn... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 23 2014]
Q2 packaging data shows ‘dramatic’ improvement [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 22 2014]
Suffolk waste head elected as NAWDO chair [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 22 2014]
Re-use campaign targets five London boroughs [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 22 2014]
Cyclist hospitalised after waste vehicle collision [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 22 2014]
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