Waste Industry Group

Waste Industry Group publishes misclassification guide

Waste Industry Group publishes misclassification guide The Waste Industry Group has published an “easy to use” guide on common misconceptions in waste classification and how to avoid them. The group said: “Misclassification of Waste and how to avoid it” is … Read More

Recycling-linked candidates set for polling day

Recycling-linked candidates set for polling day

Recycling-linked candidates set for polling day With just days to go before the General Election, while the environment is low down on the national agenda, several candidates with links to recycling will be on the ballot papers. The current DEFRA … Read More

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GPT Waste Celebrate Continuous Growth

GPT Waste Celebrate Continuous Growth We are pleased to announce another year of growth following further contract wins. GPT Waste ensures that providing sustainable waste services to their clients remains the focal point of their business, therefore they carry out … Read More

recycling

Recycling definition in spotlight in EU waste negotiations

Recycling definition in spotlight in EU waste negotiations Negotiations on the EU’s circular economy package next week are to focus on recycling targets and the way they are worked out. The talks come as government ministers, with UK input, are … Read More

construction waste

Smarter Waste Management in the Construction Sector

Smarter Construction Waste Management in the Construction Sector The construction industry continues to be one of the most significant producers of waste across all commercial sectors and with pressures on budgets and enhanced deadlines, waste management plans are fast becoming … Read More

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Plastics sector sets out recycling strategy

Plastics sector sets out recycling strategy A strategy to boost plastic recycling and keep more secondary material in the UK has been launched by the British Plastics Federation (BPF). The call to arms has four key elements (more detail below): … Read More

diversion from landfill

GPT Waste announce increase in diversion from landfill

GPT Waste announce increase in diversion from landfill We are pleased to announce that a recent internal report showcases a major increase in their diversion from landfill percentage. GPT Waste ensures that providing sustainable waste services to their clients remains … Read More

domestic waste issues

New guide tackles waste issues in London’s domestic rented sector

New guide tackles waste issues in London’s domestic rented sector A new guide has identified areas in which London boroughs can work more effectively with tenants and landlords to tackle waste management problems in the domestic rented sector in the … Read More

circular economy

BS 8001 – Climacteric in the development of circular economy standards

The move to a ‘circular economy’ has been identified as a significant opportunity for UK business. It will contribute towards a resource efficient and low-carbon economy, reducing costs and supply chain risks, while generating economic and social value. The release … Read More

recycling

A boost in English councils funding for recycling ‘unlikely’

A boost in English councils funding for recycling ‘unlikely’ According to WRAP, the UK Government is unlikely to follow the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales in offering more funding to councils to boost recycling. At a debate in the … Read More