Electric waste operator jailed over £2.2m recycling fraud.

Electric waste operator jailed over £2.2m recycling fraud.

Leeds waste operator receives record jail sentence for environmental crime, after illegitimately claiming funds from government-backed Producer Compliance Schemes A Leeds waste operator has been jailed for seven and half years, after defrauding government-backed recycling schemes out of £2.2m. Terence Solomon Dugbo, 45, of High Ash Avenue in Leeds, was handed the sentence – the […]

North Carolina Senate approves bill to end electronics recycling in the State.

North Carolina Senate approves bill to end electronics recycling in the State.

The state Senate agreed Monday evening to do away with North Carolina’s recently-created electronics recycling program and a related ban on computers, televisions and printers in local landfills. Eliminating the recycling effort was incorporated into the Senate Republicans’ annual “regulatory reform” bill, which was approved in a largely 30-15 party-line vote and now goes to […]

Ealing the latest London borough transforming waste with Viridor.

Ealing the latest London borough transforming waste with Viridor.

Ealing Council is the latest in a string of the capital’s council’s who have chosen to boost their recycling with Viridor. The move will see the council move to a simpler, consumer friendly ‘commingled’ recycling system allowing residents to recycle more in one blue bin, whilst allowing advanced technology to do the rest. The contract […]

Eunomia: Residual waste arisings and treatment capacity review.

Eunomia: Residual waste arisings and treatment capacity review.

Eunomia’s tenth issue of its Residual Waste Infrastructure Review, published today, updates the picture for the UK and for the first time examines the balance between residual waste and treatment capacity across 11 European countries. All of these countries are actively involved in trading RDF or SRF with others within the group. Facilities across these […]