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Waste strategy an excellent opportunity

For the biowaste treatment industry. This week has seen the publication of the Government's long-awaited Waste Strategy for England. The strategy outlines how the Government plans to manage this country's waste and is the result of an extensive consultation process which took place during 2006. Jane Gilbert, Chief Executive of …

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Road pricing – support from freight industry

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the publication of the draft bill providing the opportunity for local authorities to trial road pricing schemes. However, FTA says that road pricing must not be proposed as a panacea to solve the nation's congestion problems. Before road pricing is introduced there has to …

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Talking climate change and RWM 07 conference

NEW FEATURES ANNOUNCED FOR RWM 07: The industry will be “talking climate change” when the un-missable Recycling and Waste Management (RWM) exhibition returns this September. Taking place at the Birmingham NEC from 11 to 13 September, RWM 07 will feature a number of new visitor attractions including a two-day conference …

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Recycling your Waste helps Charities.

The North East's largest waste management firm has awarded a Mayor's charity with a substantial donation, after pledging £1 for every tonne of waste the council recycles with them. Durham-based Premier Waste Management raised £1000 by recycling 1000 tonnes of Sedgefield Borough Council's waste, as part of their unique 'Kerb-It' …

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Smarter working solution to traffic and pollution

“Changing our working practices, and so our travel patterns, is one of the solutions to road congestion and public transport overcrowding, and probably the only one that is currently achievable.” The penultimate day of Work Wise Week focused upon the transport aspects of new smarter working practices. Changing working patterns …

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Planning white paper good news for transport FTA

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed proposals for an Independent Planning Commission which will result in a vastly improved process for the progress of major infrastructure projects including trunk roads and motorways, rail freight interchanges, access to ports and national distribution centres. FTA says that a dynamic 21st century economy …

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‘Dating’ website goes national

A materials ‘dating’ website, which has already diverted nearly 4,000 tonnes of material from landfill and saved businesses over £400,000 in the East of England, has been so successful that it has gone national. If the success continues as expected, the model could well go on to be used in …

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Biowastes and the Carbon Economy

The Composting Association¡¦s annual conference & exhibition 5 to 6 December 2007 International Centre, Telford. Action on climate change will create significant business opportunities as new markets are created in low-carbon energy technologies and other low-carbon goods and services. The sooner we learn more about the nature of the changes …

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Dont waste your chance to win a Recycling Award

It’s time for companies, councils and charities to start penning their entries to the National Recycling Awards. The UK’s green accolades, which reward best practice in the public and private sector, have been running for eight years and are widely recognised as the stamp of excellence in the recycling industry. …

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