environmental permitting
Waste Management

How “Waste Management Licensing” Became “Environmental Permitting” in the UK

This is the story of how the old UK “Waste Management Licensing” regulations were repealed and EU IPPC regulations were implemented and called “Environmental Permitting” in the UK. “One Stop Shop” for UK Environmental Regulation A so-called, “One Stop Shop” for the environmental regulation of sites operated by the waste management industry in the UK, […]

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Soil washing for contaminated land
Contaminated Land Waste Management

Soil Washing Treatment of Contaminated Land

Soil washing has become an important method for cleaning up contaminated land. It was first propelled into the mainstream as a process for this purpose in the UK in 2004. The reason for this was that the summer of 2004 saw the implementation of EU Landfill Directive requirements in the UK. The implementation of EU […]

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Huesker’s new FCC+ Tipper Trailer with Borger pump (Börger’s FL1036 pump).
Recycling

Börger FL1036 Pumps Avoid Wasted Biogas Feedstock Trips

At first sight, this headline sounds impossible, and we admit that at first, we thought how could  Börger FL1036 Pumps (or anybody else’s for that matter!) avoid wasted Biogas Feedstock trips – or trips to anywhere at all! But this is perfectly possible and highly environmentally beneficial while saving the operator a lot of transport cost. The […]

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Duty of Care and making sure to comply
News Skip Hire

The Skip Hire Operator’s Duty of Care (UK) – Updated Legal Framework

Skip Hire operator’s Duty of Care (UK) requirements for Skip Hire Service Companies are poorly understood by the public and even by some skip hire companies and other waste transport operators. Why the UK’s Duty of Care Regulations Were Introduced for the Transport Sector Most nations suffer fly-tipping problems and the UK response has been […]

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Home waste concern
Waste Management

Is Home Waste Collection Frequency a Serious Problem? The Waste Concern Solution

Are you suffering from infrequent Council household (or home) waste collections of two weeks wait or longer? Do you want to forget about the hassle of separating out recyclable materials? If so, and you are in the UK you can arrange for your own waste collection service, and have a collection weekly or even more […]

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Landfill

Landfill Birds and Bird Control at Landfill Sites – New Solutions and Old

Bird control at landfill sites is an important aspect of landfill management. If not controlled, birds become frequent visitors to landfill sites. Landfill birds can be raucous, ravenous mess-makers that long overstay their welcome. The ever-rising amount of food waste in the landfills of many affluent countries can result in a bird population boom. This […]

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