The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has announced that £475,000 of funding has been made available for refill projects in the second round of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) competition.With funding coming from the UK Government’s Plastics Research and Innovation Fund (PRIF) as part of the UK Circular Plastics Flagship Projects, the competition will award grants of between £50,000-£150,000 to projects that trial new ways of implementing refill infrastructure in existing or... More
Waste management company Biffa has lost an appeal against a guilty verdict handed down in June 2019 for being in breach of waste export regulations after attempting to export contaminated waste to China.
Waste management company Biffa’s financial results for 2019/20 have revealed an increase in its underlying operating profits of 10.8 per cent, putting it in a “strong position” to withstand the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The WEEE Fund has announced that it will be providing more than £5 million of financial support to electronic waste recyclers during the Covid-19 pandemic in the form of its WEEE Support Grants and Loans Package.
Waste operatives belonging to the trade union Unite working for Biffa Waste Services in Wirral have staged a walkout over Covid-19 safety concerns, with the waste management company refuting claims that it had failed to take work safety seriously.