First Electric RCV to Run Fuel Cell Technology in Trials 11.01.2019 14:33 Scania to Deliver Fuel Cell Powered Electric Refuse Collection Vehicle to Renova in Sweden Swedish truck manufacturer Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse collection truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. read more … Envipco Reverse Vending Machines to Return 10p for Bottles & Cans 09.01.2019 13:11 Viridor Takes Charge of Collections in Scottish Bottle Deposit Trial Viridor is working with the Scottish Grocers Federation and a reverse vending machine manufacturer on a three-month deposit return scheme trial in Scotland. read more … Zero Waste Organisation Welcomes Agreement Between Governments to Repatriate Exported Waste 03.01.2019 13:23 Misdeclared Korean Waste to be Returned from the Philippines The governments of the Philippines and South Korea have reached an agreement that will ensure the repatriation of some 6500 tonnes of mixed wastes stranded at Misamis Oriental to their origin in Pyeongtaek City this January, according to the Ecological Waste Coalition. read more … Increased Extended Producer Responsibility Broadly Welcomed 18.12.2018 12:10 Industry Reacts to Resource & Waste Strategy Following the UK government’s publication of its long-awaited Resources & Waste Strategy, outlining a comprehensive new plan for recycling a range of materials, including food waste, a number of industry bodies have reacted… read more … Government’s Resources and Waste Strategy Unveiled 18.12.2018 10:45 Manufacturers to Pay Full Cost for Recycling UK Packaging Under a new UK government strategy Businesses and manufacturers will pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste. read more … Trade Body Says Proposal Would Not Stop Marine Litter 14.12.2018 12:14 FEAD Slaps Down Norway’s Basel Convention Amendment on Plastic Waste A proposal to amend the Basel Convention to change the current status of scrap plastics waste destined for recovery which has been tabled by Norway in a bid to combat marine litter has been cautioned against by FEAD. read more … EV Refuse Collection Vehicle to Hit the Streets of Historic City 11.12.2018 13:21 York to Trial All Electric Waste Collection Trucks In the North of England the City of York Council is set to trial a new zero emission, electric refuse collection vehicle. read more …
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