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Waste cheats beware

Remember, remember the 5 November – the Environment Agency will be on the lookout for waste cheats using bonfire night as a cover to flytip or burn waste illegally. Martin Brocklehurst, Head of Waste Strategy at the Environment Agency, said: “Anyone plotting to fly-tip waste on community bonfires or illegally …

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Green growth London workshops

Green Growth London workshops will inspire and grow green businesses London Remade and Kingston University have created a funded package of free training workshops to help existing businesses and new start-ups develop in the green marketplace. Experienced presenters will provide six days of high quality training, from 8 November to …

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Wastefile UK goes carbon neutral

Waste management expert Wastefile UK is planting nearly 1,000 trees across the UK as part of the battle to reduce CO2 (carbon dioxide) pollution and climate change. As the importance of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) in the UK market increases, the focus is increasingly turning to environmental performance. Wastefile UK …

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JCB Teletruk versalitiy in waste to compost project

JCB Teletruk versatility plays key role in Waste-to-Compost project A JCB Teletruk is an essential part of operations at Fairfield Materials Management (FMM), Manchester's first commercial compost producer. Having looked at larger tele-handlers FMM concluded that the JCB Teletruk's smaller dimensions give it the edge when carrying out a variety …

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A smashing boost for glass recycling

Recycling efforts across Mendip will be given a boost this week when new commercial glass collections get underway. Mendip District Council has been working with Bristol-based ECT Commercial, the sister company of ECT Recycling which currently carries out household collections in Mendip, to provide a recycling service to licensed premises. …

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National recycling awards 2006 finalists announced

Boots, Butlins and Tesco have all been short-listed for a National Recycling Award, together with many other companies and organisations who have developed recycling services or spearheaded initiatives which have helped to prevent the waste of valuable resources in the UK. Other finalists include local authorities, community projects and manufacturers …

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Army cadets raise recycling awareness

Waste management firm SITA UK has enlisted the expertise of local army cadets to help deliver recycling awareness postcards in North Tyneside with the aim of boosting recycling rates. Delivery of the cards will be completed as part of the cadets training exercise. The exercise will also help the cadets …

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