RDF exports

RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016

RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016 Environment Agency figures show that exports of waste derived fuels from England in 2016 have exceeded 3 million tonnes. Provisional figures released by the Agency for the period of January to November … Read More

New Sentencing Regime in Force for Waste Crimes

Judges and magistrates in England and Wales have be handing out tougher sentences for individuals and companies involved with illegal waste handling, breaches of waste permits and illegal waste export. The Sentencing Council published Sentencing guidelines in February which covered … Read More

Details of Future EU Resource Policy Surface

EU officials have revealed that higher recycling objectives and an “aspirational target” for resource efficiency are to form part of the measures included in an upcoming European policy package. It is understood that the policy package is to be adopted … Read More

Good Times for the Waste Management Industry

UK and EU regulations covering waste going to landfill, recycling and broader environmental targets have all assisted growth within the UK’s waste management industry. The UK’s waste management industry has experienced extensive growth in recent years thanks to environmental regulations. … Read More

Inquiry into the Circular Economy

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched an inquiry into the circular economy and the benefits of maximising value of resources beyond end-use. According to the Green Building Council, the construction and demolition sector is the leading contributor to waste in … Read More

Site Waste Management Plan Regulations No Longer an Obligation

Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) for building projects are no longer a legal obligation for construction businesses in England. With government trusting the de-regulation will save money for the businesses obligated by the law, the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations … Read More

Waste Management Solutions for the Construction Industry

GPT Waste are market leaders in waste management, have a customised solution for the construction sector. Whether you’re involved in constructing commercial buildings, leisure and retail premises, roads or construction in the public sector, GPT Waste have the waste solution … Read More

Three Companies Fined for Illegal Waste Activities

Three companies have pleaded guilty to charges relating to the illegal depositing of construction and demolition waste, for the purpose of building a haul road at Hurst Plantation near Doncaster. At Doncaster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday the 7th of May, … Read More

The Waste Solution – Round up on all Things Waste

Here at GPT Waste February month has come and gone quickly, however, there are plenty of things to look forward to in March but, before we do here is a quick re-cap of everything that has happened at The Waste … Read More

Construction Waste Management Solutions and Free Waste Review Service from The Waste Solution

GPT Waste, the largest UK independent provider of waste management solutions and sustainable waste services offer a free waste review service for the UK Construction Sector. GPT – The Waste Solution provides customers with a single gateway to the waste … Read More