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More than 40 councils set to benefit from gum litter grants

More than 40 councils across the UK have been awarded grants of up to £70,000 to remove chewing gum stains as part of the government's new Chewing Gum Task Force.

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Veolia's potential Suez UK sale attracts interest from Suez 'successor'

Veolia has agreed to sell Suez's UK waste business to Australian finance firm Macquarie for €2.4bn (£2.02bn), the completion of which will allow the company...

Public inquiry date set for rejected AD plant

A public inquiry into rejected plans for a large-scale anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Keynsham is due to be held this October following an appeal by...

West Berks expands portfolio of mini recycling sites

West Berkshire Council has opened two mini recycling centres in partnership with its waste contractor Veolia.

Allington EfW plant opens its doors for public tours

The Allington energy-from-waste facility in Kent is offering plant tours for the public including schools and further education establishments.

Paul Willacy, managing director, CCS

Waste-to-hydrogen pioneer awarded £247k funding

Compact Syngas Solutions (CSS) has secured almost £247,000 in government funding to refine carbon capture technology with the aim of lowering the environmental...