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Recycling & Waste

01 April 2008 | Recycling & Waste
Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) are now a legal requirement when tendering for projects over £300,000, from housing developments to road-building. But its effect on the aggregate supply...
01 April 2008 | Recycling & Waste
With site waste management plans (SWMPs) now in force and a 50% reduction in C&D waste targeted by 2012, WRAP is to focus the attention of its next capital grant competition on skip waste firms....
01 April 2008 | Recycling & Waste
As the construction trade braces itself for the introduction of Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) and the prospect of more EU legislation, Digbits’ managing director, Marcus Clay, takes a look at...
01 February 2008 | Recycling & Waste
While an accurate number reflecting the quantity of recycled aggregates produced in the UK each year is elusive, all indicators suggest the trend is upward. In light of this MQR decided to look into...
01 February 2008 | Recycling & Waste
With a construction, demolition and excavation waste processing capacity of over 1.6million tonnes of material a year, along with its own rail facility and barges, Powerday’s Willesden, North London...
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01 February 2008 | Recycling & Waste
The first site we look at in our Changing face of aggregates focus is a good example of one of the many smaller sites now starting up around the UK to feed the growing demand for more sustainable...
01 February 2008 | Recycling & Waste
In the final installment of his Recycling Diaries, Andrew Hewitt recounts the days up to the plant big switch on at SB Waste in late January. There were some last minute teething problems but the new...
Tagged in: SB Waste
01 December 2007 | Recycling & Waste
While some still feel that the only business of business is to turn a profit while sticking to the rules of the game, the overwhelming drive is towards firms taking up some of the social slack left...
01 December 2007 | Recycling & Waste
As it is the festive time of year when attention turns to goodwill, MQR is taking a look at corporate social responsibility (CSR). But if you are thinking it is all about philanthropy and giving then...
01 December 2007 | Recycling & Waste
The end of the year at SB Waste in Wolverhampton finds Andrew Hewitt in reflective mood and the company’s new recycling plant still not operational. In his latest Recycling Diaries installment he...
Tagged in: SB Waste
03 September 2007 | Recycling & Waste
Constructing new plant for a waste operation is never going to go without a glitch but when the container holding your US manufactured screen gets delayed in New York, the concrete base holding the...
01 August 2007 | Recycling & Waste
According to the DTI, more than 48million tyres are disposed of in the UK every year, which raises the question of what to do with them. Steve Waite, project manager for tyres at the Waste &...
Tagged in: WRAPtyres
01 June 2007 | Recycling & Waste
In the latest installment of Andrew Hewitt’s regular diary offering readers advice and guidance learned as SB Waste in Wolverhampton progresses through a major project updating its skip waste...
Tagged in: SB Waste
01 June 2007 | Recycling & Waste
The National Grid’s Juliana Grando outlines some of the problems the company has encountered trying to take the Road to Zero in terms of primary aggregates.National Grid’s metallic gas...
Tagged in: National Grid
01 June 2007 | Recycling & Waste
Following the departure of Jenny Price to Sport England, MQR chatted to former chemist and new CEO of WRAP Liz Goddard about her promoted position and her plans for WRAP.So, what’s your...
Tagged in: WRAP

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