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Amey appoints new MD

Amey has appointed Paco Hevia as Managing Director of Waste Treatment. Hevia will be responsible for the operations of Amey’s three energy from waste facilities in Allerton in West Yorkshire, Milton Keynes and the Isle of Wight. These facilities use ...

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Single-use plastic crackdown at UKCW to benefit clean water in Nairobi

In an attempt to reduce the number of single-use plastic water bottles thrown away at the UK’s largest construction show, UK Construction Week (UKCW) has partnered with Join the Pipe to install water fountains around the event providing free tap ...

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UK businesses commit to landmark Roadmap to halve food waste

The UK’s largest retailers, food producers, manufacturers, and hospitality and food service companies have committed to ambitious milestones laid out in a new ground-breaking industry Food Waste Reduction Roadmap; developed with IGD and WRAP to further reduce the UK’s food ...

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Norse Catering tackles single-use plastic in schools

As schools reopen for the autumn term, Norse catering, a leading school meal provider within East Anglia, has vowed to make a positive change with the long-term reduction of single-use plastic in its business. Although already a global concern, David Attenborough’s ...

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Helistrat wins Bestway Retail deal

Environmental consultancy and contract manager, Helistrat, has won a three-year waste and recycling contract with Bestway Retail. The deal, worth an estimated £700,000 will see Helistrat manage the waste and recycling for over 200 Central Convenience and Bargain Booze stores. ...

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British Cleaning Council announces details of The Resource Management Show

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which represents over 20 national trade and membership associations linked to the UK’s cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors has announced details of a new trade show which will run alongside The Cleaning Show at ...

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Plastic surgery

Water system suppliers and workplace caterers have declared war on single-use plastic. We find out what can be done to reduce the presence of disposable plastic in the office Globally, we are waking up to the environmental impact of blindly ...

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Enva acquires GP Green Recycling

Enva, a provider of end-to-end waste management solutions in the UK and Ireland, has acquired GP Green Recycling Limited for an undisclosed sum.  Based in  Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, GP Green Recycling, is one of Scotland’s largest recoverers of organic wastes, recycling organic ...

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Reconomy Group acquires Helistrat

National resource management consultancy, Helistrat has been acquired by outsourced waste management and recycling services provider, Reconomy. Based in Portsmouth, with offices in Glasgow, Helistrat specialises in the delivery of holistic waste management and resource strategies to clients operating across numerous ...

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WCRS welcomes new Government measures to tackle waste crime

The Government’s latest proposals to crackdown further on the Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) who profit from waste crime, which costs the economy over £600 million a year, has been welcomed by Waste management company, WCRS Ltd. The Government’s new Call for ...

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