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Waste crime is costing the UK £560m each year

Waste crime, which takes many different forms, from builders fly-tipping rubble on country roads to illegal waste sites processing thousands of tonnes of waste and operators deliberately misclassifying waste to evade millions in tax is costing the UK £560 million each year ...

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Croydon Council gets big boost with Bigbelly and £1.3m investment

Croydon Council, London’s second largest borough, has attributed its cleaner streets to a successful community engagement programme and a £1.3 million investment in its street cleansing services, which included the installation of 80 Bigbelly units across high footfall areas back ...

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Rubbish revolution

Technology is transforming the humble refuse bin into a tool for increased operational efficiency and cost savings, says Mark Jenkins, Sales Director at Egbert Taylor Group The social value of the bin has considerably increased. It has transitioned from being ...

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UKWSL renews major contract worth in excess of £4 million

UKWSL has renewed its waste and recycling services contract with motorway service area operator, Roadchef. The new five-year contract, worth £4.5 million, sees UKWSL in charge of Roadchef’s waste and recycling services at 22 of its key sites. UKSWL started working ...

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Amey wins council waste treatment deal

Amey has won a contract with Central Bedfordshire Council to treat household kerbside residual waste at its energy from waste facility in Milton Keynes. The three-and-a-half year contract will begin on 1 October with 25,000 tonnes of waste annually being treated ...

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UKWSL launches commercial energy company

Waste and recycling company, UKWSL, has launched a new commercial energy management company – UKWSL Power, which will have a strong focus on the energy-intensive waste and recycling sector, working with clients across the UK to deliver greater power efficiency. The ...

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New waste management service launched for FM sector  

A free waste management service that aims to get more facilities management businesses to recognise the cost and environmental benefits of baling and compacting waste is being launched. Wastesaving Audit is being launched by phs Wastekit, one of the biggest divisions ...

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Introducing Enviropod… the Lid Collector

Having launched Envirocup XL, the new cup collection and recycling bin that can accommodate every size of disposable cup up to 103mm in diameter, Leafield Environmental now introduces the Enviropod, to stand along side it. The Enviropod is a stylish ...

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Amey extends Selby waste contract

Amey has secured a seven-year contract extension with Selby District Council to deliver waste collections to 38,500 households. The public services provider has been working in partnership with the North Yorkshire authority since 2009. The extension will see Amey continue ...

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New cup bin meets the Square Mile Challenge

EnvirocupXL is a new cup collection and recycling bin from Leafield Environmental that can accommodate every size of disposable cup up to the 103mm diameter, including the larger cups popularised by major high street coffee house chains. Cups dropped through ...

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