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New Corus wash down facility

, we decided to construct the hydraulic ram version instead,” he adds. The wash down unit is tested on a weekly basis and so far, says Cheeseman, less than 0.01% of the waste is contaminant. The total investment in the new facility was in the region of £200,000 but the …

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Producers face confusion over recycling regulations

Consumers who heard this week's announcement bringing in the new WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) regulations and take their old electrical goods back to the shop for recycling this Christmas, will be frustrated, according to an industry expert. Mark Shayler, of Eco3, the environmental consultants that have been working …

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New European lab will help keep Europes food safe

European consumers want to know that the food they buy is safe and, where packaged, that the materials in that packaging keep it fresh and do not compromise the quality of the food inside. Today the European Commission inaugurates the Community Reference Laboratory (CRL) for Food Contact Materials. EU legislation …

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DHL signs up Merit to target WEEE directive

Midlands-based business-to-business outsourcing specialist, Merit Outsourcing, has been appointed by DHL Environmental Compliance Solutions to enhance the integrity of its database marketing and help it to secure more business related to new environmental legislation. DHL has a strong track record in the environmental sector, providing a range of services to …

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Channel tunnel rail frieght hits buffers

The number of HGV journeys through Kent will increase dramatically if no resolution is found to the cessation of Channel Tunnel rail freight services tomorrow (1 December) following the end of the agreement between the UK Government, EWS Railways and Eurotunnel. Forecasts produced by MDS Transmodal on behalf of the …

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UKs recycling is in safe hands

Sims Group UK Limited, the world's leading metals and electronic equipment recycler, has just won a National Recycling Award celebrating its dedicated approach to health and safety. Sims won 'The Veolia Environmental Services Award for Best Commitment to Health and Safety Practices,' which recognised the importance that Sims places on …

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Santas little helpers deliver green message to Londoners

A team of eco-elves will deliver a special Christmas message to residents in south and west London, as part of a new recycling campaign. The Recycle Western Riverside (RWR) 'Don't let your recycling go to waste' campaign was launched at an event in Tooting, Wandsworth, on Friday. The eco-elves decorated …

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