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Over one million fly-tipping incidents recorded last year

More than one million incidents of fly-tipping were dealt with by councils in England 2016-2017, costing £58 million.

Two thirds of fly-tips involved household waste, with incidents increasing by 8% from the previous year’s experience. ...

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Viridor offers to fund battery detection technology

Recycling and renewable company Viridor has offered £75,000 to fund research into developing technology to detect lithium ion batteries.

Known as the biggest cause of waste industry fires, the rechargeable batteries widely used in mobile ...


Industry group publishes first RDF code of practice

Industry representatives have published the first Refuse Derived Fuel Code of Practice (CoP) for the UK.

Launched at the House of Commons, the guidelines will clarify rules around RDF and outline good practice recommendations aimed to ...






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