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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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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 […]

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Not strictly a hazardous waste by definition - but clearly even this waste can become a great hazard to an animals life.

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 […]

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UK Recycling Performance Deteriorates – WM Sector Bodies Say UK Government Must Act

Stagnant or deteriorating UK Recycling Performance is a fact. The UK government claims that support for Brexit does not mean that the nation will turn its back on EU sustainability targets. But, where is the action which is needed to comply? They suggest that the UK will continue to apply EU regulations for the protection […]

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5 Waste Management Challenges to Keep Us All Healthy

Read on for our views on 5 top challenges of Waste Management to keep us all healthy. That includes the natural environment of the living creatures around us. But, before we start let us just clarify what Waste Management is, as follows: Defining Waste Management Waste management is the collection, transportation, disposal or recycling and monitoring […]

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