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Project 'Virtuous Circle' launched in South Africa

A circular economy project christened 'The Virtuous Circle' is being rolled out in South Africa. Co-ordinated by DuPont in collaboration with Futurelife, EqualTrade4, Amcor, Wildlands, RWPA and Wastebuster among others, said it is employing a three-pillar approach that addresses the challenge of ...

British Glass appoints Adrian Curry as new president

Adrian Curry, managing director of Encirc, has been appointed president of British Glass for a two-year term. Effective from 1 January 2017, the appointment will see Curry join the organisation’s board and work with his industry colleagues to raise the profile of the industry as a whole.

NI projects receive £290K boost

A range of community-based and biodiversity projects are set to receive a cash boost from the Alpha Programme based in Northern Ireland.

Wastecycle partners with local school to promote road safety

Wastecycle partners with local school to promote road safety As part of this year’s Road Safety Week, Leicester waste management and recycling company – Wastecycle – has partnered with a local primary school to spread road safety awareness among lorry drivers visiting the firm’s Wesley Street waste ...

Whitham Mills exports baler to UAE

UK waste management machinery designer and manufacturer Whitham Mills, has been appointed by the government of Ras al-Khaimah – the most northern of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) – to provide waste processing machinery at one of its MRF facilities.

Wrexham unveils new re-use shop

A new re-use shop, which is intended to help save useful items from the scrapheap, provide hundreds of bargains for Wrexham residents and provide vital support to Nightingale House Hospice, has been opened in North Wales.

SG Baker changes name to LC Packaging UK

Two years ago, international packaging expert LC Packaging, a family-owned Dutch based producer and distributor of flexible packaging, announced the acquisition of SG Baker, based in Friockheim, Scotland and Grantham, England. As of 1 January 2017, SG Baker will change its name to LC Packaging UK.

Bunzl Catering Supplies bats away plastic cups at Lords

Lord’s Cricket Ground, the historic Home of Cricket, has teamed up with Bunzl Catering Supplies, Simply Waste Solutions (SWS) and Closed Loop Environmental Services (CLES) in phase one of a partnership to trial a new recycling initiative.

CSG steps up Teesside oil reclamation programme

Independent waste management group CSG has completed an £850,000 infrastructure building programme at its Middlesbrough oil reclamation facility and says the site is now “fully open for business.”

CIWM 2016 awards showcase waste prevention and recycling success stories

From waste and circular economy training for prison offenders to student reuse campaigns and the latest vehicle safety initiatives, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management’s (CIWM) Sustainability & Resource Industry Awards 2016 showcased the very best in sustainable practices, technology ...

Bunting registers a record month for sales

Bunting Magnetics Europe has announced it recorded its highest ever monthly sales in September 2016. The end-of-month sales figure is said to have surpassed seven digits and exceeded the previous highest month by 10%.

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