Waste & Recycling

News

A Right Royal Cleanup!

As London hosted the party of the year Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, worked tirelessly to ensure theRead More »

India

Uttarakhand Court Provides Ruling on UNDP Waste Management Project

The High Court of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand has issued landmark guidelines in relation to solid waste management.Read More »

News

Bring in the Waste Professionals

Engaging with specialist waste companies can help businesses reduce their overheads and increase profitability according to Helen Bentham, National AccountsRead More »

News

Dover District Council Reduces Carbon Emissions

Dover has recorded a 7.5 per cent decrease in carbon emissions under a new environmental services contract with Veolia. TheRead More »

News

Veolia Senior EVP Elevated to Fellowship of Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

Gavin Graveson, Veolia Senior Executive Vice President Northern Europe Zone has been awarded Fellowship of the Chartered Institution of WastesRead More »

design

Rochford Unveils New Fleet Under New Partnership with Norse

Bin collection in Rochford won’t look the same for at least the next eight years following the delivery of aRead More »

Net Zero

Paint Can Recycling Scheme Reaches Million Milestone

A free-of-charge recycling scheme offered by AkzoNobel brand Dulux Decorator Centre in the UK in cooperation with Veolia has disposedRead More »

News

Sculptor Transforms Westminster’s Waste into Beautiful Installation

Renowed 3D artist and sculptor Faith Bebbington supported by Veolia has unveiled ‘Tree Goddess’, the latest installation to be exhibitedRead More »

Net Zero

Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games: Inspiring Sustainable Large-scale Events

Michael Topham, CEO of FTSE 250 listed waste management solutions provider Biffa, explains why the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham areRead More »

News

Veolia Launches UK’s First Cloud-based Waste and Hazardous Material Management System

Veolia has introduced the first end-to-end cloud based system that can ensure compliance and traceability for hazardous and non hazardousRead More »

Case Studies

Tackling Waste with BRE

Charlotte Harris, sustainability administrator at Pexhurst, explains why BRE Group’s SmartWaste tool has prompted the reimagining of the UK fit-outRead More »

News

Republic Services Acquires US Ecology

Waste collection and environmental services provider Rublic Services has completed the acquisition of US Ecology, Inc., for the previously announcedRead More »

News

British Businesses Unaware of New Plastic Packaging Tax

Seventy-seven per cent of senior decision makers in retail and manufacturing who participated in a YouGov survey commissioned by VeoliaRead More »

News

Veolia to Operate eRCVs in Kingston

Veolia will launch Kingston Council’s first fleet of electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (eRCVs) in the autumn following its client’s approvalRead More »

Energy Management

Transforming Waste-derived CO2 into Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

One of the first synthetic eFuel production units in Europe could be implemented at LIPOR’s Energy Recovery Plant near Portugal’sRead More »

Best Practice

Sustainable Cleaning and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Global hygiene products manufacturer Diversey Holdings considers some of the lessons learnt by businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. Businesses largeRead More »

News

Veolia Launches Ecoservices

Veolia UK has launched a new service to help businesses that produce small volumes of waste which may include hazardousRead More »

Environment

Rewarding Consumers of Sustainable Beauty Products

A new partnership between UK loyalty app Embargo and eco-beauty brand Faith In Nature will incentivise purchases of refillable products.Read More »

COP26

Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice

09.11.2021, 12:06 Aramark Recognised for Sustainable Foodservice Aramark UK has received two Waste2zero 2021 awards following its successful introduction ofRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Tackling Food Waste with Smart Technology

08.11.2021, 10:20 Tackling Food Waste with Smart Technology Sodexo’s use of technology to tackle food waste has been recognised withRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste 2021

28.09.2021, 14:37 International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste 2021 On the eve of the second annual UnitedRead More »

Contracts

Thames Water Contract

22.09.2021, 12:28 Thames Water Contract Kier has been appointed by Thames Water to deliver a £66 million design and buildRead More »

Australia

ISS Commits to Food Waste Reduction

13.09.2021, 10:01 ISS Commits to Food Waste Reduction ISS Facility Services has introduced a new programme targeted at achieving aRead More »

Environment

Improving Composting for Carbon Gains

02.09.2021, 14:51 Improving Composting for Carbon Gains A new process developed and trailled by Veolia in the United Kingdom increasesRead More »

Contracts

NHS Test and Trace Waste Services Contract

13.07.2021, 14:22 NHS Test and Trace Waste Services Contract Veolia have been awarded a contract to provide healthcare waste managementRead More »

Blog

What you Need to Know About the Environment Bill

21.06.2021, 08:09 What you Need to Know About the Environment Bill Gareth Rondel, Sustainability Lead at the Contractor Health andRead More »

Environment

Princess Royal Thanks Veolia Key Workers

21.05.2021, 14:42 Princess Royal Thanks Veolia Key Workers Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has visited Veolia’s Integrated Waste ManagementRead More »

Environment

Comment on UK Government Peat Consultation

Malcolm Marshall, General Manager – Compost, Veolia UK, comments on the United Kingdom government’s recent announcement of a new consultationRead More »

News

Bidvest Noonan to Offer Waste Solutions

15.04.2021, 15:17 Bidvest Noonan to Offer Waste Solutions Facility services provider Bidvest Noonan has acquired Dublin-based waste handling solutions distributor,Read More »

Environment

The SIM Card Made from Recycled Refrigerators

24.03.2021, 11:05 The SIM Card Made from Recycled Refrigerators Thales and Veolia have joined forces to create the first eco-designedRead More »

Environment

Groupe Renault Joins EV Battery Recycling Coalition

18.03.2021, 11:08 Groupe Renault Joins EV Battery Recycling Coalition Groupe Renault has joined a global collaboration launched in September 2020Read More »

Environment

Food Waste Action Week

02.03.2021, 11:03 Food Waste Action Week A partnership between Compass Group and WRAP is encouraging organisations across the food andRead More »

Blog

How to Keep Common Areas Clean Post COVID

22.02.2021, 19:17 How to Keep Common Areas Clean Post COVID The propensity of SARS-CoV-2 to lurk on doorknobs, handrails, elevatorRead More »

Environment

Public Support Plastics Recycling

04.02.2021, 15:23 Public Support Plastics Recycling According to new research, a majority of the UK’s adult population believe recycling willRead More »

Environment

Cycling Towards Net Zero

29.01.2021, 08:21 Cycling Towards Net Zero Valpak is celebrating a recycling award for its carbon-free battery collection service which usesRead More »

Environment

Supporting the Plastic Circular Economy

28.01.2021, 12:45 Supporting the Plastic Circular Economy Veolia UK & Ireland has expanded its plastic recycling capacity in the UnitedRead More »

Environment

Wood Recycling Plant Opens Ahead of COP26

08.01.2021, 09:18 Wood Recycling Plant Opens Ahead of COP26 A new facility in north west England expands Veolia’s wood recyclingRead More »

Blog

Mitigating Waste in Public Spaces

07.12.2020, 19:28 Mitigating Waste in Public Spaces Covid-19 concerns about food waste in public spaces and environmental concerns over single-useRead More »

COP26

Inauguration of ESA Chair

27.11.2020, 14:12 Inauguration of ESA Chair Gavin Graveson, Executive Vice-President of Veolia UK & Ireland, has been inaugurated as theRead More »

Environment

Praise for Electrical Recycling Facility

26.11.2020, 17:20 Praise for Electrical Recycling Facility Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth and Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) chair, Philip Dunne,Read More »

Education

Driving Social Change

19.11.2020, 23:54 Driving Social Change Manchester’s largest independent waste business, Kenny Waste Management, has completed its initial target under aRead More »

COP26

Taking Responsibility for Climate Change

11.11.2020, 12:38 Taking Responsibility for Climate Change According to findings from a recent YouGov poll for Veolia, 77 per centRead More »

Environment

Combining to Compete

20.10.2020, 18:30 Combining to Compete Louisa Hosegood, Digital and Strategy Director at Bis Henderson Consulting, explains the competitive advantages collaborativeRead More »

Education

Record UK Investment in Plastic Recycling Technology

16.10.2020, 00:11 Record UK Investment in Plastic Recycling Technology UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is investing £20 million in fourRead More »

Australia

Supporting Recycling with Deposit Schemes

13.10.2020, 11:45 Supporting Recycling with Deposit Schemes Andrea Falco, Head of Sales at HSM, explains why the rest of theRead More »

Environment

Supporting a Greener Economic Recovery

17.09.2020, 14:42 Supporting a Greener Economic Recovery Tim Duret, Director of Sustainable Technology at Veolia UK and Ireland, comments aheadRead More »

Contracts

Waste Contractor Shortlisted for National Award

03.08.2020, 11:24 Waste Contractor Shortlisted for National Award Axil Integrated Services’ work with global engine and generator manufacturer Cummins hasRead More »

Environment

Procuring a Better Society

03.08.2020, 11:04 Procuring a Better Society Siemens is the latest high-profile business to sign up to the “Buy Social CorporateRead More »

Education

Atalian Servest Awards Scottish Waste Management Contract

27.07.2020, 19:00 Atalian Servest Awards Scottish Waste Management Contract Atalian Servest has selected NWH Group to provide integrated trade waste,Read More »

Energy Management

Using Energy Recovery Facilities for Clinical Waste Disposal

27.07.2020, 15:57 Using Energy Recovery Facilities for Clinical Waste Disposal Veolia is highlighting the environmental benefits of using energy recoveryRead More »

Contracts

Extension of Integrated Waste and Recycling Contracts

13.07.2020, 11:38 Extension of Integrated Waste and Recycling Contracts Axil Integrated Services has retained separate three-year contracts with global engineRead More »

Environment

Transforming City of London Recycling into a Riverside Wall

22.06.2020, 11:04 Transforming City of London Recycling into a Riverside Wall Recycled drink cans showcasing the role of architecture inRead More »

Contracts

Celebrating Unsung Heroes

30.04.2020, 18:50 Celebrating Unsung Heroes A waste team led by Grundon Waste Management is celebrating after winning an ‘Unsung Hero’Read More »

Environment

Reducing Food Waste During COVID-19

24.04.2020, 15:12 Reducing Food Waste During COVID-19 New guidance from WRAP UK urges householders to use food past its bestRead More »

Environment

Reopening HWRC Networks Safely

20.04.2020, 14:08 Reopening HWRC Networks Safely A new guide for local authorities and contractors from Veolia UK provides advice onRead More »

News

Waste Workers Delighted by Public Support

09.04.2020, 14:40 Waste Workers Delighted by Public Support Veolia UK and Ireland has launched #StreetSmiles to recognise the outstanding contributionRead More »

Healthcare

Supporting COVID-19 Containment and Control

24.03.2020, 17:02 Supporting COVID-19 Containment and Control Rentokil Specialist Hygiene is offering tiered disinfection services to operators of premises thatRead More »

Energy Management

Delivering Low Carbon Heat in the City of Leeds

17.03.2020, 14:20 Delivering Low Carbon Heat in the City of Leeds A Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility (RERF) operated byRead More »

Contracts

UK Public Still Confused Over Recycling

11.02.2020, 12:32 UK Public Still Confused Over Recycling With over a third of consumer’s in the United Kingdom admitting recyclingRead More »

Environment

Recycling Coffee Cups in Camden

30.01.2020, 13:36 Recycling Coffee Cups in Camden Veolia and the Camden Climate Change Alliance have embarked on a mission toRead More »

News

Preventing Battery Fires

15.01.2020, 12:13 Preventing Battery Fires Veolia, UK is calling on the public to reclaim the value of Lithium-ion batteries andRead More »

Environment

Supporting Food Conservation

08.01.2020, 08:00 Supporting Food Conservation Veolia is the first recycling company to sign up as an ‘enabling partner’ to theRead More »

Appointments

Sodexo CSR Chief Elected President of French Services Professions Association (GPS)

16.12.2019, 13:02 Sodexo CSR Chief Elected President of French Services Professions Association (GPS) Damien Verdier, Sodexo’s Group Chief Strategy andRead More »

Environment

Enhancing Corporate Recycling through Communication

27.11.2019, 01:52 Enhancing Corporate Recycling through Communication Imogen Palmer, marketing communications manager with UK online B2B marketer of workplace supplies,Read More »

Cleaning

Supporting Busy Retail Events with Cleaning

25.11.2019, 15:25 Supporting Busy Retail Events with Cleaning With Black Friday (29th November) and the Christmas shopping season approaching rapidly,Read More »

Environment

Hoarding Specialist to Donate Recycling Revenue

31.10.2019, 14:23 Hoarding Specialist to Donate Recycling Revenue Plasloc has pledged to donate all funds received from the recycling ofRead More »

Engineering

FM Expo 2019

17.09.2019, 13:45 FM Expo 2019 FM Expo, the largest event dedicated to the Middle East’s facilities management industry, has officiallyRead More »

Appointments

Veolia’s Annual Wonder Day (21 September)

10.09.2019, 21:27 Veolia’s Annual Wonder Day (21 September) Veolia is inviting Londoners to get smart about recycling by visiting theRead More »

Blog

Going ‘All In’ on Resources and Waste

30.08.2019, 13:35 Going ‘All In’ on Resources and Waste Will Keer, corporate account director with UK waste and recycling servicesRead More »

Environment

Why Peat-free Compost is an Environmental Imperative

16.08.2019, 16:00 Why Peat-free Compost is an Environmental Imperative Richard Kirkman, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer for Veolia UK &Read More »

Automation & AI

Clarifying the Purposes of Food Waste Management

24.07.2019, 14:28 Clarifying the Purposes of Food Waste Management Atheon Analytics CEO, Guy Cuthbert, says grocers and the food servicesRead More »

Environment

Data is Key to Food Sustainability

28.06.2019, 06:26 Data is Key to Food Sustainability Peter Ruffley, Chairman of cloud-based analytics service provider Zizo, argues ambitious UKRead More »

Environment

Data is Key to Food Sustainability

28.06.2019, 06:26 Data is Key to Food Sustainability Peter Ruffley, Chairman of cloud-based analytics service provider Zizo, argues ambitious UKRead More »

Blog

Avoiding Detrimental Downtime

20.06.2019, 13:08 Avoiding Detrimental Downtime David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, considers the impact of downtime on industrial organisationsRead More »

Blog

Avoiding Detrimental Downtime

20.06.2019, 13:08 Avoiding Detrimental Downtime David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, considers the impact of downtime on industrial organisationsRead More »

Blog

Optimising Waste Management in Buildings

23.05.2019, 16:48 Optimising Waste Management in Buildings Jo Gibbs, corporate sector director for waste management services provider SWRnewstar considers currentRead More »

Blog

Optimising Waste Management in Buildings

23.05.2019, 16:48 Optimising Waste Management in Buildings Jo Gibbs, corporate sector director for waste management services provider SWRnewstar considers currentRead More »

Blog

Managing Manufacturing Workflows

15.05.2019, 05:10 Managing Manufacturing Workflows Optimising work order administration and processes can help improve manufacturing throughput and support social andRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Compass Pledges to Stop Food Waste

14.05.2019, 22:54 Compass Pledges to Stop Food Waste Compass Group has signed the UK government’s “Stop Food Waste” pledge whichRead More »

Environment

Trade Body Warns on Handling of Gas Cylinders

30.04.2019, 21:35 Trade Body Warns on Handling of Gas Cylinders National trade body, the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA), isRead More »

Cleaning

Taking Cleaning Carbon Neutral

30.04.2019, 17:30 Taking Cleaning Carbon Neutral Lara Coutinho, ABM UK’s newly appointed Environment and Sustainability Manager, reflects on the pathRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Stop Food Waste Day 2019

25.04.2019, 12:53 Stop Food Waste Day 2019 Compass Group yesterday observed Stop Food Waste Day, a global event first introducedRead More »

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