In launching 707 Resource Management in 2008, the team had envisaged a very customer-focused service, one built on trust, honesty, maximum efficiency, and interaction through information flow to customers, with minimum administrative intervention where possible. 707 Resource Management, who had previously built and managed several successful waste and recycling companies, decided that to differentiate their service from the competition they must utilise new technologies.
Reliability and prepress technology deciding factors when Stena Recycling chose Presona
Stena Recycling in Kristianstad, Sweden, is featuring a new Presona LP 100 DH4S baler, increasing its baling capacity and ensuring production with a minimum of stoppages. Stena Recycling’s Kristianstad facility is one of the company’s 165 recycling plants in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Poland and manages a wide variety of materials from municipal and business collections. It was when the recycling giant consolidated the two facilities in Kristianstad, in southern Sweden, that the need for...
Municipal waste management across European countries
This briefing is a synthesis of the outcomes of a country-by-country analysis that addressed 32 EEA countries: EU-28 Member States, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey (ETC/WMGE, 2016), complemented with some information from the Western Balkan countries. 1. Introduction Over the last two decades, European countries have increasingly shifted their focus with regard to municipal waste from disposal methods to prevention and recycling. Moving municipal waste management up the ‘waste hierarchy’[1...
Fresh look at organics bans and waste recycling laws
Approximately 40 percent of food produced in the U.S. is wasted annually. At a time when millions of Americans are food insecure and thousands of farmers struggle to stay afloat, the negative consequences of wasting food extend far beyond the environmental impacts and loss of resources that could have been otherwise allocated. There are great opportunities for food waste reduction at the federal level, but much can be done by states and localities, whose involvement in finding solutions to food waste and food...
Here are top Reasons to Make Recycling a Priority for your Business
Commercial business recycling is very important to businesses. In fact, any waste management efforts you make will save you money as waste production could be costing your business. Apart from the environmental impact, there are numerous benefits that are associated with recycling. Generally, by embracing recycling for your business this translates to less waste going to landfills and consequently causes less harm to the environment. Recycling efforts are likely to attract new clients as well as increase...
LGA advisor questions idea of recycling consistency
A senior adviser on waste issues for the Local Government Association (LGA) has suggested that councils will be resistant to measures to enforce a ‘consistent collection system’ across England. The cautionary note over consistency came from LGA adviser Hilary Tanner during a debate titled ‘Localism vs Consistency’ at the LARAC – Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee – Conference in Nottingham on Wednesday (12 October). She defended the right of local authorities to pick...