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ReFood responds to the Resources and Waste Strategy

ReFood responds to the Resources and Waste Strategy

Recently DEFRA launched its long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy – an ambitious policy paper guiding England’s national approach to embrace a circular economy. Commenting on the report’s commitments to minimising food waste, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, provided the following analysis. “DEFRA’s Resources and Waste Strategy has been positioned …

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Co-op appoints Clearabee to provide reactive waste removal services

Co-op appoints Clearabee to provide reactive waste removal services

Clearabee, the on-demand rubbish removal business, has announced that it has been awarded a three-year, multi-million pound contract to provide reactive waste removal services to the Co-op. Clearabee has been appointed to handle all unplanned waste removal requirements for the Co-op’s retail and Funeralcare businesses across the United Kingdom. Clearabee …

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UK Waste-to-Energy specialist opens door to cutting-edge energy-optimisation tech

Tidy Planet

Macclesfield-based Tidy Planet is bringing the latest Waste-to-Energy boiler technology – the Artificial Vision System (AVS) – to the UK business landscape. The news of food waste expert Tidy Planet’s partnership with Valencian-headquartered Sugimat – being the sole distributor of their industry-leading boilers – was announced earlier in the year. …

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Ridgway Rentals adds further JCB models to its waste hire fleet

RIDGWAY RENTALS ADDS FURTHER JCB MODELS TO ITS WASTE HIRE FLEET

Shropshire-based plant hire specialist, Ridgway Rentals, has added three new JCB machines to its growing fleet of waste handling equipment. JCB dealer, Gunn JCB, supplied a model 457 wheeled loader, a JS20MH wheeled material handler and a 560-80 Wastemaster Loadall. The deal was funded through JCB Finance and Gunn JCB …

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ReFood calls for government backing to tackle food waste crisis

ReFood calls for government backing to tackle food waste crisis

According to startling new insight from Boston Consulting Group, global food waste rates will increase by a third before 2030. Here Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, discusses why government support is essential to prevent the food waste crisis from escalating further out of control. “Every year, more than 30% …

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UNTHA secures ultimate ISO achievement

UNTHA secures ultimate ISO achievement

Industrial shredder specialist UNTHA UK has once again secured a hat-trick of ISO recertifications, with zero major or minor non-conformances. The North Yorkshire headquartered business originally achieved the prestigious ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environmental) and OHSAS 18001 (health and safety) standards back in early 2014. But when newer and …

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China Crisis: Mixed recyclables ban will force UK businesses to rethink waste management and focus on value

Stephen Cameron Business Development Director SWRnewstar

Stephen Cameron, Business Development Director, SWRnewstar – China’s recently-imposed restrictions on importing recyclable material have had major repercussions on waste management in the UK – but the biggest pain is yet to come. The financial implications of the ban have predominantly been felt by local councils and waste management suppliers …

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