Refuse workers from Birmingham City Council who are part of the Unite union will be striking next Friday and across July and August over job cuts and accusations of financial incompetence on the part of the council.
The Trade Association Group, the umbrella group comprising the UK’s top waste and resource management organisations, has restated its priorities for the sector in a letter to newly appointed Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
IKEA has committed to cutting food waste produced by its food operations by 50 per cent before the end of 2020 using a new smart solution technology that measures food waste and allows staff to identify ways of cutting it out at source.
A route map to turn London into one of the world’s most resource efficient cities has been launched by LWARB, calling on stakeholders from local government to community groups to carry out a range of actions targeting five key areas including food waste and plastics.
A group of world-famous chefs are spreading the word about the growing problem of food waste through an Anthony Bourdain-backed documentary – ‘WASTED! The Story of Food Waste’ – which will get its UK premiere in London next week.
A recycling firm based near Stratford-upon-Avon has been ordered to pay out £11,757 in fines and court costs following an incident in which one of its refuse collection vehicles reversed into a 77-year old woman.
Biffa has posted a £10.9 million statutory loss in its latest financial results for 2016/17, the first since its return to the stock market, and announced a new partnership to build two new energy recovery facilities with Covanta.
Major retailers Sainsbury’s and M&S have suspended their partnerships with food redistribution organisation The Real Junk Food Project over an investigation by West Yorkshire Trading Standards Service.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has revealed his desire to make London the world’s leading ‘smart city’, employing the latest developments in digital technology to bring about solutions to the challenges posed by modern urban processes.
A new guidance document on best practice in monitoring waste and recycling collections has been released by the WISH Forum ensure health and safety procedures are being followed correctly in the sector