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Based in the picturesque village of Ravensworth, near Richmond, Ravensworth Nurseries has thrived for over 50 years. We’re delighted to have had the privilege of working with this family-run business, which produces bedding and pot plants, for over four years sending the garden nursery over 1000te of scrap wooden pallets each year for responsible energy […]
According to a recent WRAP report, municipal recycling facility (MRF) gate fees are set to increase as material prices reduce. The WRAP Gate Fees Report described that across the spectrum of wastes accepted by MRFs there was an average gate fee of £25 per tonne. This was an increase from 2015 figures of £6 per […]
The EU referendum is closing in fast and it’s important now, more than ever, to discuss the impact Brexit would have on the UK waste management sector. Whether we leave or remain, recycling is hugely important for the environment and in the event of either outcome, it is crucial businesses continue to reduce, reuse and […]
A new circular economy model for logistics has been developed by Deutsche Post DHL Group in collaboration with Cranfield University and the Ellen Macarthur Foundation. The concept of the new model is to utilise and continually improve the journeys a vehicle makes. This is set out in the report, Waste not, Want not. Capturing the […]
Biffa Polymer’s Teesside recycling plant is to add a new line to double its rHDPE output. The business will invest £6.5 million and is set to bring more jobs to the region. The proposed increase of rHDPE will provide the capacity required by the market to meet growing demand. Chris Hanlon, commercial director of Biffa […]
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has produced a report advocating reuse over recycling as described in the EU Waste Hierarchy. Recycling is an important part of waste management, however waste reduction and reuse is higher up the waste hierarchy and therefore should be considered before recycling. Reuse is more environmentally beneficial as there are fewer […]