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Archive | May, 2008

Cabbage Stalks in Waste: Man Considered Recycling Offender

Cabbage stalks prompt garbage penalty NORWICH, England, May 18 (UPI) — Officials in Norwich, England, have tagged a man as a repeat recycling offender for placing cabbage stalks in his waste bin, the 73-year-old says. Barry Freezer said after he placed the stalks of his homegrown cabbage into his garden waste bin, trash officials refused […]

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Uncertainty Gathers Over Manchester Contract Signing UK

It is looking increasingly unlikely that the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority will sign its £3billion waste treatment contract today, despite plans for a long-awaited financial close. “The negotiations for the new contract are progressing in a positive manner towards a close and the start of the new contract”; said Pam Taylor, GMWDA. On April […]

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US Waste Handling Equipment Manufacturer to Restructure & Close Plants

May 2 — Wastequip, a Cleveland-based company that manufactures equipment and containers for use in the waste handling industry, has announced a restructuring plan that will close several older plants while implementing environmental initiatives.The company hopes the efforts will reduce costs, energy use and carbon dioxide emissions. Wastequip operates 35 manufacturing facilities nationwide. The company […]

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