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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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Tipping point in Britain’s waste crisis

Tipping point in Britains waste crisis

Britain is sleepwalking into a waste crisis, with Scotland the worst offender when it comes to recycling. A recent report revealed that Wales is the number one in the UK for recycling with a recycling rate of 57.3%, putting the country second in Europe, and third in the world. Yet …

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