Quality dominated discussions at the Secondary Commodity Markets Conference

China and quality were the main themes for speakers at this year’s Secondary Commodity Markets Conference held on the 19th June in Stockport.   Experts in the paper and plastics sectors gathered...
Waste sector mergers and acquisitions by sub sector

Highest level of waste sector deals since 2010

UK waste sector mergers and acquisitions activity was higher in 2017 than in any of the previous six years. Financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP's...
Biffa truck in London

Biffa revenues up 8.8 per cent

Biffa’s annual results have been published today showing ‘strong growth in revenue, profits and cash flows’. The UK waste management company has also announced...
Cory Riverside Energy from waste plant

Cory Riverside sale secures future plans

SVPGlobal is set to sell Cory Riverside Energy four years after it first invested in the plant. The sale will secure the ongoing development of Riverside...

Study finds that a 25p latte levy could cost the economy £819m

New research from Ecuity has claimed that a 25p levy on recyclable paper cups could cost the economy £819m and 11,000 jobs in the coffee retail sector.  This study is on...

UK to stick to EU recycling targets

The UK is to stick to the EU recycling targets, despite previous opposition, and is set to back the goal of recycling two-thirds of...

London needs to tackle household recycling rate below the national average says new report

A report published by the London Assembly Environmental Committee has said that London's household recycling rate is below the UK average, and is urging London Mayor Sadiq Khan to take action.  The report, entitled 'Wasting...

University of Hull to lead €3.8m circular economy research project

The University of Hull (UoH) is leading a €3.8m (£3.35m) research project that will examine how to create a more sustainable environment, as well as explore aspects of a circular economy.  The European-funded Horizon...

London Assembly Environment Committee find that London burns over half of its waste

According to the London Assembly Environment Committee, London incinerates over half of its waste, with 2 million tonnes being sent to incinerators or Energy from Waste (EfW) facilities...

Environmental Services Association disappointed in London Assembly report

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), has expressed its disappointment at the London Assembly Environment Committee’s report on energy from waste.  In the report, the committee criticised Energy from Waste (EfW) without...
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