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Slough Borough Council welcomes Bigbelly

Slough Borough Council has become the latest local authority to adopt Bigbelly’s smart waste collection technology after it agreed to roll out 18 smart stations as part of its aim to clean up the streets. The units will allow the ...

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UKWSL wins new contract with Azzurri Group

UKWSL has been appointed the waste and recycling contractor of choice by Azzurri Group, following a formal tender process in 2017.  The three-year contract, worth £1 million per annum, sees UKWSL take control of general waste, mixed recycling, food waste ...

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UKWSL launches emergency waste and clean-up service

Waste and recycling brokers, UK Waste Solutions Limited (UKWSL), has launched an emergency waste and removal clean-up service under the name of ukwslreact. The new service comes at a time when fly-tipping in particular has become an increasing significant issue ...

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Resourceful thinking

Dave Raywood of HSS Hire Group argues that rental companies have a vital role to play in establishing a circular economy In March 2016, the European Rental Association (ERA) welcomed the European Commission’s circular economy package, adding to the debate ...

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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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