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Report Spells Out the Rapidly Rising Cost of London’s Waste Disposal

It will cost £5 billion to dispose of London’s waste between now and 2020, according to a report prepared by consultant Mouchel Parkman. The report Waste modelling for London was prepared jointly with Cranfield University. Landfill tax increases and the implementation of much higher rates of recycling and waste processing all comes at a cost […]

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Conference dedicated to averting a potential crisis in waste management

The conference is “Deriving Energy from Waste” – 19 October 2006, The Oval, London. It’s time for all reformed “wasters” (reformed landfill professionals), and those joining the waste management profession to get their “gloves off”, and work out how to get the new generation of waste processing facilities which are essential to the nations compliance with the EU […]

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Recycling activities may have a Potentially Negative Impact on Carbon Emissions Reduction

Recent research has revealed a fairly obvious but so far neglected result of the lack of any built-in sustainability rules within the EU Landfill Directive. Namely, that no real consideration is being given to carbon dioxide emissions when recycling. Research carried out by Grant Thornton Project Finance suggests that the Government’s policy on tonnage based recycling targets at […]

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UK – Veolia Environnement to acquire Cleanaway UK

Another major merger has been announced between large waste management companies in the UK. Veolia Environnement has announced the purchase, via its waste management division (Veolia Environmental Services), of Cleanaway Holdings Limited (“Cleanaway UK”) from Brambles Industries Limited and Brambles Industries plc for £595 million (?859 million). With £494 million (?684 million) turnover, Cleanaway UK […]

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