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The Waster's Waste Management and Landfill Blog carries regular postings on News and Technical Developments in UK, and International waste management.

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Scrap Car Recycling in 3 Steps – How Ambitious EU Targets are Achieved and UK’s Rate Beats the Rest!

On this page: A new approach to recycling scrap cars. Higher standards for facilities that recycle scrap cars Recycling scrap cars: the process Step 1: Depollution Step 2: Dismantling Step 3: Destruction and recovery Driving recycling forward How does the motor industry meet its ambitious scrap car recycling targets? Back in 2015, the European Union […]

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UK Waste Management Top 20 Companies

The UK Waste Management Top 20 companies are listed below for 2017/2018 (with their revenues in millions GBP). Summary company background information for the top 5 UK waste management companies is also provided below. Veolia Environmental Services is clearly the largest UK Waste Management Top 20 company in terms of revenue by a considerable margin. Veolia […]

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Zero Waste Events: Purpose Planning and Services Offered

The idea of Zero Waste Events is spreading. Sustainability is becoming a mainstream concept within most organisations and communities across many nations. It’s also becoming much easier to run “Zero Waste to Landfill” events. The purpose is to raise awareness of the impact of their waste among the guests/ attendees, and actually reduce the waste […]

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What is a Waste Transfer Station and Inside MRFs and MBTs

What is a Waste Transfer Station? Well, let us explain Waste Transfer Stations, were once simply depots, often not even roofed where the dust-carts (now called Refuse Collection Vehicles (RCVs)) would return after collecting each load of rubbish for their bin collection rounds. The RCVs deposit their 3 to 5 tonnes of collected household, and […]

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