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Waltham Forest outsources refuse and recycling collections

10/10/2019

Environmental services provider, Urbaser has taken on the contract for Waltham Forest’s refuse and recycling collections on 30 September 2019. The service commenced following the award of a new eight-year contract earlier this year for the provision of neighbourhood services by Waltham Forest Council.

Lifting the lid on the new Kerbloader

14/10/2019

In a world where waste streams and recycling targets change constantly, the new Terberg Kerbloader recycling truck has been designed to provide the flexibility operators need, reports LAPV.

Geesinknorba - driving innovation in waste management

23/04/2019

Geesinknorba is one of Europe's leading providers of refuse collection vehicles to both public and private sector operators. We design and manufacture a wide range of specialist vehicle bodies and bin-lifting equipment, which can be mounted on chassis from any manufacturer. Our focus is on innovation and delivering the products that our customers need to meet the requirements of today and the challenges of tomorrow.

Hambledon DC introduces electric vans

21/10/2019

Hambleton District Council in Yorkshire is introducing two new electric vehicles to replace its existing van fleet, to move to a 100% electric fleet in the future.

Skip hire specialist adds a JCB Loadall to its fleet

28/10/2019

Northern Ireland-based skip hire specialist CM Skips has added a JCB 550-80 Wastemaster Loadall to the fleet of materials handling machinery operating at its site in Randalstown, near Ballymena.

Grist Environmental turns to JCB for new wheeled excavator

03/02/2020

The waste recycling business has taken delivery of a JCB JS200W wheeled excavator to work on its waste transfer site in Devizes, Wiltshire.

Borough sees household waste recycling exceed 50% for ‘first time’ in its history

17/02/2020

The amount of household waste being recycled by residents of Tonbridge and Malling has exceeded 50% for the first time in the borough’s history thanks to Urbaser’s new recycling service.

Peterborough recycling centre cuts fly-tipping by 25%

25/02/2020

Peterborough’s new recycling centre is celebrating a successful first year which has seen fly-tipping decrease by a quarter.

England’s top recycler praises 100% Dennis Eagle & Terberg fleet

12/03/2020

England’s official number one local authority for recycling has been named as East Riding of Yorkshire for the third year running. And the council has praised the role Dennis Eagle & Terberg Matec play in its outstanding operations.

Most councils still providing normal waste collections, survey reveals

06/04/2020

The majority of councils have been able to provide a normal waste and recycling collection service, a new survey has revealed.

New scheme to recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries launched

12/08/2020

The recycling and sustainability company, First Mile, has introduced a new scheme to recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (LIB), commonly found in electric scooters, bikes, cars and vans.

Councils opt for bespoke Volvo L110H for waste recycling centre

24/09/2020

A Bespoke Volvo L110H loading shovel takes charge at Nuffield Road Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Council adds ‘eye-catching’ whale to RCVs to encourage recycling

01/10/2020

Copeland Borough Council has put an eye-catching image of a whale on the side of three of the council’s refuse vehicles as part of a campaign to encourage recycling.

Poll reveals public support for re-use shops at household waste recycling centres

20/10/2020

A poll has revealed that the public are keen to buy a wide variety of quality, second-hand items from their local household waste recycling centres (HWRCs).

Torbay Council enhances waste and recycling fleet with live camera systems

05/11/2020

Torbay Council is equipping its waste and recycling collection vehicles with the latest live camera recording systems to enhance the safety of residents and crews.

FCC Environment launches 2021/2023 graduate programme

09/11/2020

FCC Environment, one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies, has launched a new UK-wide graduate programme as it looks to attract and retain the managers of the future.

Lewisham Council introduces new fleet of low pollution recycling trucks

12/01/2021

Lewisham Council have introduced a new fleet of recycling trucks which have a 50% reduction in nitrogen oxide (NOX) pollution.

Two councils to offer kerbside recycling for coffee pods

15/04/2021

Households across the UK can now recycle their coffee pods thanks to a new recycling programme, which includes kerbside collections from two local authorities.

Metal and waste recycling specialist invests £2m in new vehicles

26/04/2021

Derbyshire-based metal and waste recycling specialist, Ward, has invested over £2m in upgrading its materials handling vehicles to improve energy efficiency and safety across its 120 strong fleet.

South Ayrshire Council switches to live camera systems

28/04/2021

South Ayrshire Council has switched to live camera systems that are remotely monitored and health-checked after a spate of faulty vehicle cameras and unrecorded footage on waste and recycling vehicles.

New measures to boost recycling rates

07/05/2021

New proposals to increase the amount of household waste being recycled have been unveiled by the Government today.

Visitor registration now open for Letsrecycle Live 2021

03/06/2021

Visitors can now register for their free tickets to attend Letsrecycle Live and co-located Demolition Expo.

Council invests over £1m in Mobile Household Recycling Centres

16/06/2021

Birmingham City Council has invested £1.4m in a pilot project that will see a fleet of Mobile Household Recycling Centres (MHRCs) rolled out across the city.

LIVE camera systems in Cumbria reduce third party insurance claims

01/07/2021

Cumbria Waste Recycling has equipped its entire Skip and Hook loader fleet with LIVE camera systems to monitor collections in real-time and mitigate third party insurance claims.

Urbaser uses latest software to deliver paperless commercial collection service

01/07/2021

Urbaser Commercial Services Ltd (ULCS) is using the latest software and technology to deliver efficient, paperless commercial collection service. LAPV finds out more.

Consistency in recycling: are supply chains ready?

29/07/2021

Responding to Defra’s publication of its second consultation on consistent collections, vice chair of the National Association of Waste Disposal Officers (NAWDO) Sam Horne asks if supply chains are ready.

#NotinNewarkandSherwood campaign steps up a gear

05/08/2021

Newark and Sherwood District Council has stepped up the fight against fly tipping and is using one of its new refuse vehicles to spread the message that littering will not be tolerated.

Urbaser continues growth with J&B Recycling acquisition

26/08/2021

Cheltenham based environmental services company, Urbaser Ltd, has confirmed the acquisition of J&B Recycling, a waste management company operating in the North East of England.

East Lothian Council set to roll out new fleet of Kerb-Sort vehicles

02/09/2021

East Lothian Council is getting ready to roll out their new fleet of Romaquip’s Kerb-Sort vehicles on 20th September.

Keenan Recycling celebrates reaching full national coverage

21/09/2021

Keenan Recycling has managed to achieve full UK coverage after investing over £4m in new trucks and adding six new depots in the last 12 months.

England's first retrofittable AI waste-picking robot

22/09/2021

The country’s first retrofittable AI-powered robotic waste picking system has been installed in a Material Recycling Facility in Reading, Berkshire.

Veolia takes over waste contract in south Buckinghamshire

02/11/2021

Veolia has taken on the waste contract for the south Buckinghamshire area from former provider Biffa.

Protecting against battery fires

04/11/2021

Lithium-ion batteries are thought to be responsible for a third of all fires occurring in recycling facilities. Jacob Hayler, Executive Director of the Environmental Services Association (ESA), looks at what the ESA is doing to raise awareness of this issue.

Sherbourne Recycling takes delivery of five new electric forklifts

17/11/2021

Council-owned Sherbourne Recycling has taken delivery of five new X20-X35 electric forklifts.

Council sets up ‘arms-length’ business to deliver key services

03/12/2021

East Suffolk Council is to create a Local Authority Trading Company (LATCo) to help it deliver key council services.

Scottish councils awarded £13m to boost recycling

06/12/2021

The Scottish government today announced a multi-million-pound investment into local authorities to help boost the quantity and quality of recycling.

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