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  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular ...

  • Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

    A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste infrastructure. The Department for Communities and Local ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Crowberry Consulting presents at Recycling Waste Management Expo

    The Recycling Waste Management Expo (UK) Birmingham is free of charge, and will feature over 450 trade exhibitors with a free climate change networking and breakout area and a free seminar arena. Becky Toal, Director of Crowberry Consulting will be presenting on 'Incorporating recycling plans into the CSR agenda' on Tuesday 11th September at 11am. This event is free and open to anyone who ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • Government consults on nuclear waste policy

    Decommissioning Dounreay generates a variety of different wastes that need to be managed carefully to protect the public and environment from harm. Some of this waste is radioactive. The most hazardous form of radioactive waste generated at Dounreay is known as intermediate-level waste and comes from a variety of redundant plant such as nuclear reactors, fuel reprocessing and laboratories. A key ...

  • Wales opens consultation on waste infrastructure

    The Welsh Government have opened a consultation on proposed changes to national planning policy which related to the role of land use planning in the management and control of waste.   ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Environmental and waste management consulting firm refines daily blog

    WIH Resource Group Recently announced the company has refined its daily environmental Blog as part of a nationwide network of associates that work with WIH Resource Group and its affiliate, Waste Savngs, Inc. (WSI), which performs auditing of solid waste collections, disposal and recycling costs for businesses the company said. WIH Resource Group and Waste Savings, Inc. (WSI), through its cost ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Crowberry Consulting to exhibit at the Recycling and Waste Management Expo September 2010

    Crowberry Consulting will be exhibiting at the Recycling Waste Management Expo in the NEC on September 14th to 16th, at Stand 620 Hall 17. Please do come along and join us, it is free to attend as a delegate, you can register online to the biggest UK trade show for issues relating to waste and recycling at www.rwmexhibition.com Hope to see you ...


    By Crowberry Consulting

  • LDK Consultants completes the National Healthcare Waste Management Plan for Greece

    LDK Consultants recently completed a project of significant importance, regarding the elaboration of the waste management plan for waste originating from healthcare facilities nationwide, for the Greek Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works. The main objective of the plan is to ensure the sound management of healthcare waste in respect to human health and the environment, in ...


    By LDK Consultants

  • WIH Resource Group Inc. Global Leader in Waste Management Consulting Solutions

    WIH Resource Group, Inc. (WIH) is an international management consulting firm that helps public and private sector organizations of all sizes craft practical, customized and technically sound solutions for a wide range of complex solid waste management challenges. WIH Resource Group's Team of Professionals has over 80 years combined experience and WIH has assisted hundreds of organizations, ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Consultation on potential waste sites in Wiltshire and Swindon

    People living in Wiltshire and Swindon are invited to have their say on potential sites for managing rubbish in the region over the next 15 years. A total of 52 potential sites have been earmarked for a variety of uses including recycling, landfill and waste treatment. Wiltshire Council is working with Swindon Borough Council to produce the joint Waste Local Development Framework which ...

  • Defra’s Waste Prevention consultation receives criticism

    Karen Lepper – deputy director of waste strategy and management at Defra – restated the Department’s stance whilst speaking at the Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum, stating that waste prevention targets “can be distorting” and that the government’s role in waste is to take actions “only where it can”. Addressing Ms Lepper, Peter ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Additional sites consultation for South London waste partnership

    Residents and businesses are being asked to give their views on eight additional sites which could be used for waste management purposes in South London. The South London Waste Partnership, a joint initiative between the boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton, is currently in the process of identifying potential sites that are suitable for waste management. These additional eight sites ...

  • Australian National Waste Policy Consultation paper released

    Australian Environment Minister Peter Garrett has released a consultation paper: A National Waste Policy: Managing Waste to 2020 for public review and comment. Mr Garrett said waste policy had not been considered in the national context since 1992 and the current process would assist in providing much-needed clarity on what is appropriately dealt with at which level of government – local, ...


    By Australian Government

  • UK - Controlled Waste Regulations consultation published

    A consultation on proposals to replace or amend the Controlled Waste Regulations (1992) relating to certain non-domestic properties was today launched by Defra and the Welsh Assembly Government. Defra and the Welsh Assembly Government have been working with relevant stakeholders for over two years and have found that the Regulations are causing many problems for local authorities and their ...

  • Defra plans to consult on changing waste definition for LATS

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs intends to consult on changing the definition of municipal waste used in the Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme and hopes to launch a consultation after the summer. Defra initially consulted on changing the definition of municipal waste in 2007 to clarify existing uncertainty. Some local authorities have voiced concern over the difference ...

  • Australian environment minister welcomes consultation on waste tyres

    Minister for the Environment, Peter Garrett, has announced the release of a consultation package on end-of-life tyres for public comment. Mr Garrett said the consultation followed the April meeting of the Environment Protection and Heritage Council (EPHC), which agreed to move forward with a nationally consistent approach to managing end-of-life tyres. “This joint industry/government approach is ...


    By Australian Government

  • Defra Opens Consultation On Alternatives To Waste Transfer Notes

    Defra is seeking views on providing greater flexibility around the use of Waste Transfer Notes and minor amendments to waste carrier legislation in England and Wales. The consolation is a part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge, where the Government aims to cut excessive regulations and bureaucracy that it says is hurting business and doing damage to the ...

  • Communities consulted on radioactive waste disposal site

    Government today launched a consultation on a revised proposed process for working with communities in order to agree a site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF). The multi-billion pound facility would be used to dispose of higher activity radioactive waste safely underground. This would provide a permanent solution for the disposal of existing legacy waste, and waste from new nuclear power ...

  • Progress on safe management of radioactive waste

    The Government today published the response to its consultation on how potential sites for geological disposal of higher activity waste in England will be identified and assessed. It also published a Framework document which sets out a high-level description of the desk-based site identification and assessment process and the criteria that will be used. Alongside this, the Government ...

  • Reappointments to the committee on radioactive waste management

    The Chair and twelve members of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) have recently been reappointed for a second term of office by sponsor Ministers from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the devolved administrations for, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Committee plays a key role in providing independent scrutiny and advice to UK Government and devolved ...

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