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20 February 2017

Cory rebrand to focus on EfW as landfill sites sold

Cory is to put energy from waste at the centre of its operations, following the sale of its 13 landfill sites to Armour Group earlier this year. Chief executive Nicholas Pollard told the company views EfW “in all its forms” as integral to the future of the business, which has been rebranded as Cory ...

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The cost of Interserve’s exit from the energy from waste market has more than doubled from £70 million to £160 million, the construction firm announced today (20 February). The ‘exceptional provision’ follows the ...

With news on: Bolton's slim bins roll-out; Edinburgh green waste changes; West Devon implements collection charge, and; South Northants recycling rise. Bolton heralds ‘slim bins’ roll-out

A former director of a West Midlands waste firm has been banned from running a company and fined after pleading guilty to operating an illegal waste facility. At Wolverhampton Magistrates’ Court last week (16 February) Jaskaran ...

VIDEO: In this weekly news round-up video sponsored by Bollegraaf, we report on progress towards packaging recycling targets. Also, we report on two major appointments in the waste and recycling sector in London.

An investigation has been launched following a large blaze at a scrap metal yard in East London yesterday (17 February). The London Fire Brigade was called to T&N Hill Waste Services Ltd on Ives Road in Canning Town shortly ...

Veolia has been awarded a contract to design and manage a 520kWe biogas-fired CHP energy plant on behalf of Rose Hill Recycling in Gloucestershire. The CHP plant is fuelled using biogas derived from mixed food waste collected from...

Resource London has claimed there are currently ‘no incentives’ for the London borough of Redbridge to increase its recycling rate under a joint 25-year waste treatment contract it is signed up to as part of the East London Waste ...

With news on: DJB wins Sheffield Wednesday contract; Axion launches FPP service; East Cambs adopts recycling mascot, and; EMCOR joins duty of care campaign. DJB wins Sheffield Wednesday ...

Plastic bottles recycled from households in Japan are being used in a kitchen range sold by the household goods and furniture giant Ikea. The company’s Kungsbacka kitchen range, which is available in Ikea stores from this month ...

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