Waste Transfer News

  • M&M Waste Solutions has sights on recycling boost with UNTHA shredder

    Oxfordshire-based M&M Waste Solutions looks set to boost its recycling recovery rates in 2019, thanks to the installation of a new UNTHA shredder.The 46-year-old business is a well-known name in the resource sector, with a history spanning coal distribution, skip hire and – most recently – end-to-end waste collection, management and treatment, at the firm’s MRF in Cassington.Now handling ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • M&K sponsor RDF Conference in London 24th November 2016

    The RDF Conference has established itself as one of the key must-attend conferences for all those operating in the RDF, SRF and Energy from Waste industries. Why attend the RDF Conference? ...


    By MK Group

  • Recovinyl: Save money and send us your waste PVC windows

    ‘Save money and send us your waste windows for recycling’ is Recovinyl’s message to PVC window companies, construction and waste management firms. Waste window frames can be readily recycled through the PVC industry’s recycling scheme, enabling firms to save on landfill disposal costs. It’s also the ...


    By Axion Group

  • Waste producer responsibility

    Waste (for the purposes of soils/concrete/tar-bound material) is anything produced on site that you wish to get rid of/ remove. Section 34 of the EPA90 act imposes a 'Duty of Care' on those concerned with controlled waste. “Duty of Care” means that a company producing waste is responsible for its proper and safe disposal, even if it has been passed to another party. Breach of the ...


    By HWM Group

  • International NORM Conference

    Our TRADEBE and Scotoil team will exhibiting at the International NORM Conference in Aberdeen on the 4th-5th of Nov 2015. On the 5th of Nov, Chris Macey, Commercial Manager - Incineration and Radioactives, will be delivering a presentation about understanding the treatment and disposal options for hazardous, NORM contaminated, and mixed waste. During the conference, our representatives will be ...


    By Tradebe

  • Ownership of edoc now officially transferred to UK administrations

    All four UK administrations consisting of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and, in Northern Ireland, the Department of Environment now fully support the edoc (Electronic Duty of Care) system and are committed to maintaining it. edoc is a new online system designed to help transform the way you record what happens to the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

  • DOE Awards Cooperative Agreement to the Southern States Energy Board

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) today awarded a sole-source cooperative agreement to the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB). The Board’s mission is to enhance economic development and the quality of life in the South through innovations in energy and environmental policies, programs and technologies. Sixteen southern states ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Addfields Fight Against Knotweed

    With Japanese knotweed continuing to spread throughout the UK, Addfield has recently provided a number of multi-service companies with machines to incinerate the invasive plant. Japanese knotweed was first introduced to our country in the Victorian era as an exotic plant; however, it soon became one of the most destructive plants in the UK. It can damage footpaths, concrete, tarmac and flood ...

  • edoc - The New Paperless Way of Recording Waste Transfer

    edoc, launched in January, is an innovative new online system that provides businesses with a quick and easy way to record their transfers of commercial and industrial waste. Supported by CIWM, over 1300 businesses across the UK have already registered to use the system www.edoconline.co.uk [http://www.edoconline.co.uk] , recognising the cost and time saving benefits ...

  • Defra to Amend Waste Transfer Note System

    Plans to allow greater flexibility over the types of documents that can be used as an alternative to Waste Transfer Notes (WTNs) has been confirmed by Defra, despite deep divisions among councils and businesses over the issue. This decision comes after a six week consultation which was launched in December 2013 under the governments Red Tape Challenge, which proposed amending regulations to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

  • 21st Mining Safety Must Address Spill Risk And Spill Safety

    According to miningsafety.co.za “Mining operations generate hazardous waste, transport and store petroleum products and other hazardous materials, and by law mining companies are required to prepare spill control and cleanup procedures and plans.” This means that mining sites must by law go through the same preparation procedures that other sites that may face a fuel or ...

  • Firm and two men face £248,000 bill over illegal waste operations

    A waste management business and two men in Berwick-upon-Tweed have been ordered to pay a total of £248,000 after being convicted of waste crime offences. Frank Flannigan Junior, 45, of Mansfield Road, Tweedmouth was sentenced on Friday 17 January at Newcastle Crown Court in relation to the operations of his company DepotHire Ltd. His father Frances Clavering Flannigan, 78, of Etal Road, ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Court orders £121,520 penalty for waste crime activities

    Local criminals and landowner plead guilty to a number charges brought by the Environment Agency for illegal waste site operations in Nottinghamshire. Concluding at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday 22 November, Bloom (Plant) Limited was fined a total of £21,000 and ordered to pay £25,000. Bloom Plant Limited were also ordered to pay a further £25,000 following an application ...

  • Hebden Bridge man jailed over illegal waste operation

    A Hebden Bridge man who was wanted for waste crimes in Todmorden is now beginning a 25-month jail term. Mark Eric Butterworth, 51, of Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, was sentenced to a custodial term by Bradford Crown Court in May but he was not sent down because he failed to turn up at court on the day. His Honour Judge Thomas QC subsequently issued a warrant for Butterworth’s arrest, and on 1 ...

  • Kent man fined for running waste site without permit

    The operator of an illegal waste site in Aldington has been made to pay £11,500 by Canterbury Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to running the site without an Environmental Permit. The charges were brought against Mr Richard Butler, operator of the site at Woodleas Farm, Goldwell Lane, Aldington, after an Environment Agency investigation that discovered he was running the ...

  • EnviroSolutions Inc. Now Uses Rail Transportation as Green Solution for Waste

    The energy that is used in the transport of waste to distant areas depletes energy resources. In order to combat the energy waste that is involved in transporting waste via truck to distant landfills, EnviroSolutions, Inc. is now transporting waste along railways, which saves thousands of gallons of fuel, minimizing the impacts on the environment. “People often ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

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