Casepak renews its vows with Rutland with three-year waste contract
UK recycling company Casepak has been awarded a three-year contract to process 3,800 tonnes per annum of Rutland County Council’s mixed recyclables after the contract was put out to tender earlier this year.
The contract began at the start of May 2017 after the competitive selection process and continues Casepak’s relationship with Rutland County Council. with the two having worked together since 2011.
McDonald’s has come under fire from Zero Waste France for its recycling and waste management methods, with the group also calling for a transformation in how fast food chains manage and report their waste.
The EU’s main institutions will meet to discuss Circular Economy legislation for the first time next Tuesday after the European Council agreed a negotiating mandate that is believed to contain a 60 per cent recycling target for 2030.
The Liberal Democrats have promised to support the transition to a circular economy, pledging to introduce a Zero-Waste Act and a 70 per cent statutory waste recycling target for England in their manifesto.
The Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority has confirmed its intention to end its 25-year PFI contract with Viridor Laing just eight years in, with the consortium indicating it will seek compensation over the termination.
Waste crime in England is costing £604 million a year in losses to the waste industry and the taxpayer, and the ESA says that tighter regulation is needed to stop waste criminals currently flouting the system unimpeded.