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February 28, 2019

Love your festival, love your waste

Roughly 23,500 tonnes of waste are produced annually at UK music festivals, according to Powerful Thinking. That equates to 2.8kg of waste per person per day! Generally, waste generated from festivals comes from tents, cups, food containers and other associated items. Of that, around a third is recycled currently, whilst the rest ends up going

Suffolk County Council Waste Contracts Officer Jonas Grist, Suffolk County Council Cabinet Member for Waste Paul West, Viridor Head of Local Authority Development Simon Prior and Viridor’s Masons Materials Recycling Facility Unit Manager Simon Hume.

£15.4m Viridor investment in Masons MRF transformation

A £15.4 million Viridor investment in the Masons Materials Recycling Facility, near Ipswich, will allow the company to transform the plant’s operations, improving capacity and output quality. The significant investment in modernising the facility, built in 1998, is part of a 10-year Viridor-Suffolk County Council contract renewal, let on behalf of the Suffolk Waste Partnership

Viridor wins total waste contract for Hinkley Point C

Viridor will be playing a crucial role in maximising the environmental credentials of one of Europe’s largest construction projects after securing the total waste management contract at Hinkley Point C. The company will be working with EDF Energy and using its expertise to deliver a zero to landfill agreement which emphasises the waste hierarchy and

Lithium ion battery warning issued after landfill site fire

Lithium ion (li-ion) batteries may have been to blame for setting 300 tonnes of refuse on fire last month. It took over 40 hours and, at its height, forty firefighters and six fire trucks to tackle the fire in Dunbar on 22 January. The Dunbar fire was in a building where waste arriving on site is

Where does my waste end up?

February 5, 2019

Where Does My Waste End Up?

As a business, you have a legal responsibility to know where your waste goes and whether it is being treated properly. As part of your service, your supplier should ensure the waste streams they deal with have a clear disposal route. Your supplier should be able to be transparent in processing your waste and should

6 things you should know when it comes to waste management

6 Things You Should Know When It Comes To Waste Management

When considering a recycling and waste management provider for your business, there are some things you should consider before you make that decision. We’ve pulled this handy guide to help you select a provider. 1) How can I reduce the amount of waste my business produces? Your provider should assist you in the reduce, reuse

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