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SITA fuelled by £53 million Northamptonshire waste contract win

SITA UK has been awarded a seven year contract by Northamptonshire County Council worth up to £53 million to manage up to 79,000 tonnes of residual household waste each year. SITA has been providing Northamptonshire County Council with waste management ...

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New standard to encourage organisations to reduce their waste announced

Every year landfill from commercial and industrial waste is responsible for 2.3 million tonnes of CO2e.[1] The Carbon Trust has today announced plans to launch the world’s first international standard for businesses and public sector organisations to certify that they ...

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80% off businesses still don’t recycle new survey finds

Many businesses have not got the message on recycling and send most, if not all, of their rubbish to landfill, a study by a new study has found. According to the survey, up to 80% of companies have no green ...

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Recycling makes sense as £bn cost of sending waste to landfill is revealed

In 2013, UK SMEs are predicted to throw away £463m in landfill tax by sending waste to landfill when they could be saving millions by recycling and becoming more sustainable. By 2014 if recycling rates don’t improve, this could amount ...

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Sita powers up for €130m waste contract in Durham

Sita UK has been awarded an eight year contract by Durham County Council worth over 130 million Euros to manage 140,000 tonnes of residual household waste each year. Under the new contract, which will start in June 2013, waste will ...

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MITIE’s waste offering wins Gold at this year’s Green Apple Awards

MITIE, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, was awarded the prestigious Gold standard at a ceremony held at the House of Commons last week. The Green Apple Environmental Best Practice Awards celebrated MITIE’s unique waste outsourcing partnership ...

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No sleeping on the job for Hilton mattress recycling initiative

Hilton Worldwide has launched a new mattress recycling program in which all U.S Hilton hotels and resorts will aim to recycle 85 percent of their mattresses and box springs into various products rather than being diverted to a landfill. Hilton ...

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Recyclite lights the way for recycling

PHS Recyclite has invested in two state-of-the-art light bulb recycling plants to help reduce the tens of millions of bulbs that are landfilled every year. In 2011 alone, it recycled 500,000kg of materials reclaimed from used lighting components.

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NEC announces its ‘zero waste to landfill’ achievement as RWM opens its doors

As over 700 exhibitors and some 14,000 visitors gather in Birmingham for the UK's premier resource and waste management show, the show's NEC home has announced that it has achieved 'zero waste to landfill' two years ahead of schedule.

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