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Research reveals pattern between waste management collection systems and worker absence rates

Changing waste collection systems used by councils in the UK could reduce staff absences due to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), a new study has shown. Research by the University of Greenwich, published in the Resources, Conservation and Recycling journal, has investigated ...

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M&A activity in the waste management sector set to remain high

According to M&A expert and partner and National Head of Corporate at Irwin Mitchell, Chris Rawston expects deal activity in the waste management sector to keep bucking the trend and stay strong over the next 12 months. Rawston expects the sector ...

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B&M Waste expand in the West Midlands with AWS Recycling’s trade rounds acquisition

Following an eight-year partnership, B&M Waste has acquired AWS Recycling’s trade waste business, leaving AWS Recycling to focus on its core operations of skip and RoRo collections. Having moved to a new Birmingham-based depot in 2017 and having experienced continued ...

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A question of waste

The second joint survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management on how FMs approach waste management and recycling reveals a shift in priorities from compliance to positive sustainability outcomes When FMJ and Grundon Waste Management first agreed to carry out ...

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CIBSE publishes Guide to Building Performance 2019

CIBSE has published its Guide to Building Performance 2019, which reflects the increasing demand from building users for safe, healthy and efficient buildings which meet the needs of those who occupy them. According to CIBSE, this demand to demonstrate better ...

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B&M Waste Innovation Centre becomes a Children’s University Learning Destination

Carbon Neutral waste management company, B&M Waste Services, has announced its Innovation Centre, Milner House is now a Children’s University Learning Destination after receiving outstanding feedback from validators. The Children’s University is a charity that works in partnership with schools to ...

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New downloadable pack aims to help FM meet sustainability challenges

Over 94 per cent of respondents to the second annual waste management survey carried out by FMJ in partnership with Grundon Waste Management have said there is a growing emphasis on their business’ sustainability and environmental credentials within their day-to-day ...

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Planet before profit

Nick Oettinger, Managing Director of The Furniture Recycling Group, looks at the need for effective policies to recycle bulky waste and promote a circular economy Every year, we throw out 1.6 million tonnes of bulky waste in the UK, and ...

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Wellington company utilising recycled content for the production of recycling bins

Sometimes scrutinised for making a product focused on waste reduction out of fully recyclable virgin polypropylene – NZ company Method have found success following their considered design process that ensures a long term focus is maintained. The organisation recently announced ...

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The future of waste

  Harvey Laud, Divisional Director at Reconomy, considers the likely impact of Defra’s resources and waste strategy on the FM sector Last December, Defra published its long-awaited and highly anticipated ‘Resources and waste strategy for England.’ The document set out ...

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