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  • 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

  • SITE WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANS OR ASSET RECOVERY?

    The SWMP legislation means that all constructions of over £250,000 have to have a plan for waste disposal.  With the average skip leaving a site holding materials that have cost over £1200 to purchase in, it should make sense to dramatically reduce this WASTE.  We call this “Redundant Assets”. RABBITT RECYCLING works with contractors to minimise this waste and to recover as much of the ...


  • Site Waste Management Plan regulations no longer an obligation

    Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) for building projects are no longer a legal obligation for construction businesses in England. With government trusting the de-regulation will save money for the businesses obligated by the law, the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008 were abolished and came into effect from the 1st of December this year. All Construction projects in England that were ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste Management Solutions for construction sites nationwide

    We are an independent provider of waste management solutions across the UK, providing sustainable waste services for all our clients. Our services work in leisure and retail premises, commercial building construction, roads and a variety of other construction projects in the public sector. Because of increasing costs and tougher legislation waste handling is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Delhi’s waste site story

    Delhi now has 25 million residents, making it the second most populous city in the world. Every day, its inhabitants generate about 10,000 tonnes of rubbish — and waste management is one battleground in how the city approaches development. [1] India’s ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Data-driven waste management business with TANA Smart Site

    Would it not be great to wake up every morning knowing exactly how your waste management business is doing? Would it not be even greater to manage your waste management processes in real time and give employees also understanding about how they can perform better? TANA Smart Site accompanied with the intelligent Tana machinery is the right answer to you! Tana together with Tana’s UK ...


    By Tana Oy

  • New Hazardous Waste Web Site launched

    In an effort to improve regulatory compliance and general awareness of the legal and technical conditions for the safe management of hazardous wastes, the BC Environment Industry Association, with support from Ministry of Environment, has launched a two-stage Compliance Improvement Project for key industry stakeholders. The first stage ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EA gains injunction for illegal waste site

    The Environment Agency has gained a High Court injunction against an illegal waste site at Long Meadow Farm, Brick House Lane, Surrey. The injunction prevents the importation, disposal, treatment and deposit of waste at the site. The injunction follows two prosecutions and an investigation by the EA’s Environmental Crime and Environment Management teams. The EA states that illegal waste ...

  • 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 ...

  • English company fined for burning waste on demolition site

    A Herefordshire plant and demolition company has been ordered to pay GBP 7,553 in fines and costs for burning tyres, plastic and other waste at a site in Taunton. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. The Agency visited Taunton Trading Estate at Norton Fitzwarren on October 29, 2007 after receiving a report that waste was being burnt at the site. The trading estate was in the process of ...

  • Savannah River Site Achieves Waste Transfer First

    The EM program and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) made history recently by safely transferring radioactive liquid waste from F Tank Farm to H Tank Farm using a central control room. SRS has two tank farms where 37 million ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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 ...

  • Prison sentence for illegal waste site operator

    A man from Buxton has received a five month prison sentence for illegally operating a waste site. The Environment Agency brought Timothy Birchenough to Nottingham Crown Court to be charged under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Birchenough operated an illegal waste site at Wibbersley Farm, Buxton. He did not have a waste management licence, which is a requirement for all sites which receive ...

  • 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 ...

  • California Approves Expansion of Toxic Waste Site

    Residents of a small California farming community who have worried for years about the health effects of a hazardous waste landfill learned Wednesday that the state has cleared the way for it to expand. Rather than scaling back the Kettleman Hills landfill, as residents had demanded, state officials announced the approval of a plan for the operator to increase what is already the largest toxic ...


    By Associated Press

  • Stay of execution for Sita`s disputed waste site

    This decision is linked to the pending outcome of a public enquiry about a proposed physical extension of the site. In 2005 Sita proposed to extend the site but North Tyneside Council rejected these plans in August 2008 as the site crossed the council’s boundary. A third council – Blyth Borough Council – also objected to the plans. This led to an Article 14 Notice being served to Sita by the ...

  • Tank Cleanup at Defense Sites Will Leave Radioactive Waste

    Untitled Document WASHINGTON, DC, - High-level radioactive material will remain in nuclear waste the Department of Energy plans ...

  • State to investigate radioactive waste site fire in Nevada

    Nevada state officials said Tuesday they don't know what sparked an apparent explosion and fire at a closed commercial radioactive waste dump in a predominantly rural county, but they vowed that the state will handle the investigation and cleanup. "We have the jurisdiction. We have the assets, and that's the course of action," James Wright, state Department of Public Safety chief, said after ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Savannah River Site Deputy Manager Named

    DOE’s Savannah River Operations Office selected Terrel “Terry” J. Spears as the deputy manager of the Savannah River Site (SRS) this month. “We are pleased to have Terry as our deputy manager,” Savannah River Operations Office Manager David Moody said. “He has been our acting deputy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

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