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Nestlé backs flexible plastics recycling plant with £7m loan

Nestlé backs flexible plastics recycling plant with £7m loan

Nestlé UK and Ireland has invested £7m in a flexible plastics recycling plant, which is set to open in Durham next year.

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East Devon extends Suez waste contract

East Devon District Council (EDDC) and Suez Recycling & Recovery UK have agreed a three-year extension to their recycling and waste contract.

NLWA says national recycling reforms fall short

North London Waste Authority (NLWA) says that the government's 'simpler recycling' reforms are unlikely to boost recycling rates.

Biffa acquires Scottish C&D waste operator

Biffa has acquired Hamilton Waste and Recycling (HWR), a Scottish construction and demolition (C&D) waste collection and processing business, for an undisclosed...

Waste firm secures funding boost from NatWest

Bristol-based ETM Recycling is set to upgrade its facilities following a £7m investment from NatWest.

Irish councils must prioritise waste segregation, EPA says

Councils in Ireland need to take tougher enforcement action to improve waste segregation, a report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said.