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Manchester Denies Problems With £3bn Waste Contract

“LetsRecycle News” tells us that: The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority has denied it is experiencing problems finalising its £3 billion waste disposal contract with Viridor and Laing despite the deal being due to start this month. The GMWDA’s director of procurement Tim Judson told letsrecycle.com this week that the preferred bidder negotiations with the consortium […]

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UK Environment Agency Issues Factsheets For Landfillers

The Environment Agency have published three factsheets to help landfill operators, small business and others in the waste industry understand the changes in the landfill regulations which come into force later this year. To view the Fact sheet; For landfill operators please go here; For general business please go here; From 30 October 2007 you […]

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Brown Announces Landfill Tax Rise to Boost Recycling in UK Budget

The Landfill Tax is to rise by £8 per tonne each year from April 2008, until “at least 2010/11”, Chancellor Gordon Brown announced today. The rise in the annual increase in the Tax on active waste going to landfill – which currently stands at £21 per tonne and will rise to £24 per tonne next […]

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New Waste Technologies Course – 4 Locations in Ireland

New Technologies for the Diversion of Biodegradable Municipal Waste from LandfillA new CPD accredited training course has been developed by Enviros Consulting – with support from FÁS – for personnel at all levels, who have a role in the waste decision-making process. A new training course has been developed by – with support from FÁS […]

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Mountain of Waste Leads to Steep UK Environment Agency Fine

A waste management company and its consultant who deliberately ignored the conditions of their waste management licence, leading to significant financial gains, have been fined in excess of UK Pounds 70,000. Cecil Wiggins, of Hithermoor Road, Stanwell Moor, Middlesex, and Wiggins Transport Limited, of Horton Road, Stanwell Moor, Staines, hold the waste management license for […]

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