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What Waste Management Does – Definition Purpose and Types

What Waste Management Does – Is where lies a number of queries. This article sets out to answer the first one of definition, before moving on to explain the industry sectors and the industry’s wide scope of activity types. Starting with our definition: Waste Management Definition – What is Waste Management? Waste management refers to the […]

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UK R&D Tax Claim Back – Failure to Claim Rebate is Endemic in Waste Industry

Did you fail to submit your UK R&D tax claim back last year? If your business is in the waste and resources industry it’s quite likely that you didn’t claim back and that you are guilty! Yes. Guilty of leaving money on the table which your business probably could really have done with! Many in the […]

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UK Waste Management Top 20 Companies

The UK Waste Management Top 20 Companies are listed below for 2019/2020 (with their revenues in millions GBP). A summary of the top 5 waste company’s background information for the top 5 UK Waste Management Companies is provided below our chart of the top companies. Veolia Environmental Services is clearly very successful. It is the largest […]

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Reducing Food Waste and its Treatment Must be High Priority for all National Climate Plans

In the run-up to the Glasgow Climate Change Conference next year, governments must step up to the plate by introducing targets for reducing food waste in their net-zero 2025 plans, argues WRAP CEO Marcus Gover. In November 2021 world leaders will gather in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, popularly known […]

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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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Halving Landfilled Waste by 2012 Achieved by Major UK Contractors

Halving Landfilled Waste: In 2008 we carried an article announcing that leading UK construction contractors had signed up to halve the waste they sent to landfill by 2012. Now is time to look back an review their performance. We can confirm that they do appear to have done just that! The original article below explains […]

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6 House Clearance Chores Good Local Rubbish Removal Companies Will Happily Do

Here is our list of six House Clearance Chores your local rubbish removal company will do for you. Not many people realise that good local waste skip companies are often willing to quote you a price, for additional labour. They’ll give prices, not just for providing a skip and collecting it later, but for doing […]

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To Continue Reducing Waste – Understand the Psychological Factors

To continue reducing waste and apply the circular economy, understanding the psychological factors will become essential. When something is broken, I’ll normally try to get it fixed before it goes into the bin. But, I am in the minority it seems. In a conversation with a colleague the other day, I was shocked to hear […]

Waste to Resources Transition – Help for UK Businesses

Helping businesses use resources more efficiently and divert more waste from landfill. This is to be a top target for the Environment Agency over the next five years. The new corporate strategy Creating A Better Place 2010-2015 also outlines the key waste-related challenges that are facing businesses and communities over the next five years and what needs to be done to meet those challenges.