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A new record for recycling in Mendip

Mendip residents are recycling almost half of their waste according to the latest figures – a new record for the district. Mendip District Council has announced that for the first six months of this financial year (April to September) its recycling figure reached 42.3 per cent. This is boosted further …

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SITA UK starts air quality monitoring around Seghill site

SITA UK has commissioned a specialist team from AMEC Earth and Environmental UK Ltd to undertake air quality monitoring around its Seghill landfill site. The monitoring is to take place over a minimum 7-day period starting this week at three locations at the boundary of the landfill site. Specialist sampling …

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175000 tonnes of CO2 emissions saved by buying recycled

Embargoed until 00:01 on 21 November 2006 London organisations have saved 175,000 tonnes of C02 emissions from bein released through the purchase of recycled products1. This is equivalent to the yearly emissions produced by over 29,000 households. The achievements of the Mayor’s Green Procurement Code – a sustainable purchasing programme, …

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Visit the UKs leading supply chain exhibition

Logistics Link South takes place on 6th/7th February 2007 at Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey with an exhibitor list that reads like the “Who’s Who” of the logistics world, making it the most impressive yet of any of the Logistics Link exhibitions. The exhibition covers all facets of the supply chain …

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The effective mobile option for horizontally strapping fragile loads

Unwieldy or fragile palletised or non-palletised products can now be safely strapped, thanks to an innovative new horizontal strapping system, exclusively available in the UK from Cambridgeshire-based Cyklop UK Ltd. The Cyklop D-53 is a lightweight, mobile unit suited to low to medium volume applications and sectors such as fresh …

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Research shows WEEE must do more to establish recycling in London

Enhance is helping engage the market for recycling waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in London. As the capital's dedicated support and development service for business and social enterprise in the recycling sector, enhance has completed its first phase of research leading up to the UK's implementation of the WEEE …

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Greening your business for the 2012 games

Discover new opportunities to gain the edge over your competitors in preparation for the 2012 Games by attending the “Buying Greener in the South East” conference, The Julie Rose Stadium, Ashford Kent, Tuesday 24 October. ReMaDe Kent & Medway, a waste and resources market development programme, is hosting the event …

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Fortress wins Green innovation award for eGard

Fortress Interlocks has won the prestigious 'Green' Innovation Award at this year's innovation & Design Excellence Awards (iDEA) against strong competition. The award, announced at a gala reception at the Hilton Hotel in London at the end of September, was for Fortress' eGard, a unique new product which combines both …

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New guide to fly tipping for landowners

A new guide that will help landowners and land managers tackle fly-tipping has been published today (Friday 3 November 2006). The 'Tackling Fly-tipping' guide, produced by the National Fly-Tipping Prevention Group (NFTPG), aims to provide support to victims and potential victims of fly-tipping on preventing and dealing with the problem. …

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