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  • The automated waste collection system installed in Pamplona collected more than 2.400 tons of waste during its first year

    This February, the Ros Roca automated waste collection system located on the city center of Pamplona celebrated its first anniversary. This system gives more space to pedestrians, reduces odors and eliminates noise and traffic problems caused by collection trucks. The new system, which has 35 urban collection points and 118 boxes, collected more than 2.400 tons of waste during its first year. ...


    By Ros Roca Environment

  • Waste industry misunderstands Defra’s definition of ‘separate collections’

    Many waste industry stakeholders have misunderstood the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affair’s definition of “separate collections” for materials in relation to Article 11 of the revised Waste Framework Directive, according to Defra. Defra and the Welsh Assembly Government have recently published a summary of responses to a ...

  • UK paper packaging waste recovery levels smash targets, rising to 84%

    Data released from the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD) shows that the UK paper packaging recycling industry has smashed its targets within the Packaging Waste Regulations.If the 2007 NPWD recovery levels for paper packaging waste are maintained into 2008 then the UK will achieve a recovery rate for UK paper packaging waste of 78% against an EU Directive target of 60%. In terms of UK ...

  • Strict controls now in place for waste paper exports to India

    The Indian Government has enforced a new licensing system to strictly control the quality of Western waste paper imports. From 25 April, waste paper imports to India are subject to inspection by an independent approved pre-shipment inspection agency. This is due to new rules that ensure imports do not contain any municipal solid waste, post-consumer domestic waste or medical waste or any other ...

  • UK paper recycling increases 7.5%

    The UK Confederation of Paper Industry (CPI) has analysed paper mill raw material usage and HM Revenue and Customs (HM R&C) trade data which shows solid progress through 2007 in the recovery of used paper products from the waste stream for recycling. The data suggests that just over 8.7 million tonnes of recovered paper was either used in the UK (46%, 4.05 million tonnes), or exported for ...

  • Defra collects feedback on easing WTN regulations

    Feedback is being collected by Defra with regard to easing the Waste Transfer Note (WTN) system for businesses that do not make use of electronic reporting. It is estimated by the department that up to 80% of WTNs will be issued through the Electronic Duty of Care (edoc) system after it is introduced in January 2014. The department suggests that a written description of waste on documentation ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Environment Agency to confirm separate collection legislation in UK

    As set out under the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations, the Environment Agency is concluding a briefing note to stakeholders which will outline how it is likely to oversee the separate collection of recyclable materials as of this month. Under the new regulations which came into effect on the 1st of January 2015, the separate collections of paper, metal, plastic and glass for household and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • WRAP reveals results of study into recycling collection costs

    The report looks at good practice in recycling services and models the relative costs and performance of these. It covers the costs of widely used kerbside collection systems in three main categories:  kerbside sort, where different types of materials such as glass and plastic bottles are put into separate compartments of a collection vehicle single stream co-mingled, where everything ...

  • UK paper recycling meets government targets

    Paper recycling in the UK achieves tremendous carbon savings, and it is good to see this reflected in the recent Defra press release on packaging waste recycling targets. The paper industry has already exceeded the proposed targets to 2010 and those in the recent consultation up to 2012. The proposed increases to the targets for UK packaging recycling and recovery suggested by Defra will do ...

  • Pulp and Paper Mills to Track Environmental Footprints

    OLYMPIA, Washington, August 8, 2007 (ENS) - How does a pulp and paper mill measure its impact on the surrounding community? And with a commitment to sustainable practices, can it improve its environmental, economic and social footprint over time? These are the questions the Washington Department of Ecology and Grays Harbor Paper, GHP, will explore under a new partnership ...

  • Environment trials electronic waste tracking system

    The Environment Agency has begun a pilot project that allows businesses and industry to electronically track the collection, transfer and final destination of their waste to help clamp down on fly-tipping. The three-month Electronic Duty of Care trial is being run by six waste companies in south east England, using mobile computer technology and a web-based tracking system to create and maintain ...

  • Busch Systems Introduces NEW Waste Watcher

    Small Areas? No Problem!Busch Systems is proud to introduce our New Waste Watcher. The Waste Watcher if fully customizable with choices of openings, variety of colors and labels. It also comes standard with internal bag hooks creating a streamline look with no visible bag. The Waste Watcher is available with a locking lid and a secure paper slot for document destruction. The Waste Watcher is ...

  • Plastic Bag Collection Events Tip the Scales on America Recycles Day

    Plastic bag recycling took on an educational and festive flair in schools, village squares, college campuses and retail store parking lots during America Recycles Day 2011, as community groups in 35 states embraced the message that plastic bags should not be treated like trash. In all, more than 130 plastic bag collection activities were held to celebrate the annual event sponsored by Keep ...


    By Marketwire

  • Call for papers for the 15th International Congress for Battery Recycling (ICBR10)

    The 15th International Congress for Battery Recycling organised by ICM AG will be held from September 15 – 17, 2010 in the Hotel Conrad in charming Brussels, Belgium. Over 150 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present the following topics: Update of the Battery Directive Implementation Global update of battery collection and recycling legislation ...

  • Paper and board recyclers: `The crisis has put us in danger`

    After many years of development and improvement of existing systems, Spain achieved a recycling rate of 68.9% for paper and board in the first half of 2008, exceeding the European target of 66% by 2010. Traditionally, the paper recycling industry has been able to absorbe all supplies, buying them at a price which covers recycling costs, and providing an economic stimulus to producers of waste ...

  • PUT YOUR PAPER AND CARD RECYCLING ISSUES THROUGH THE MILL AT RWM

    PUT YOUR PAPER AND CARD RECYCLING ISSUES THROUGH THE MILL AT RWM Smurfit Kappa Recycling, Stand 686, Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham 14 to 16 September 2010 14 June 2010 - Find out how you can drive up recycling rates, reduce your carbon footprint and support UK industry by visiting Smurfit Kappa Recycling on stand 686 at RWM ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Qurius UK Signs with Palm Recycling to Confirm Leadership in Paper Recycling Market

    Bury. UK. Qurius UK has announced that it has signed an agreement with Palm Recycling to deliver its Enwis (formerly known as Regenerist) business management software solution. Enwis is based on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP solution, specifically designed for the waste and recycling industry, and now very much established as the leading solution for ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Chemists Create Re-writable Paper – Folly or Major Paperless Innovation for the Future?

    Given Poplar Solutions’ mission to improve laboratory productivity and efficiency by automating processes and reduce the environmental impact of business by eliminating paper-based processes (through our Labcore software), I am interested in the best practices and technological innovations that can help to achieve this. One recent technological innovation ...


    By Poplar Solutions, LLC

  • UK waste operators welcome national online transfer system

    Almost three quarters of large waste operators have shown their support for a new system for recording transfers of waste online. In a recent survey, 72 per cent of large or medium-sized waste operators who were questioned said they were keen to use edoc (electronic duty of care) – a free online system being developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with the waste sector for roll ...

  • A Free Online System is launched to streamline Waste Reporting Processes

    The initiative was launched by a partnership of waste industry and government bodies led by the Environment Agency and is expected to save organisations across the UK a total of c£8m a year by providing a new electronic alternative to burdensome paperwork. All UK businesses are required to produce waste transfer notes, which describe the nature of their waste and who they pass it on ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

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