United Kingdom

Veolia to Deliver Waste and Street Cleansing Services in Sutton from 2025

The London Borough of Sutton has appointed Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, to deliver waste and street cleansingRead More »


Sodexo Secures Place on CCS Healthcare Procurement Framework

Sodexo Health & Care has been named on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) RM6331 Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Services frameworkRead More »

Global News & Insights

Birmingham Airport in Global Waste Recycling First

Birmingham Airport (BHX) is the first to implement a Mobile Segregation Unit following the appointment of Bidvest Noonan as itsRead More »

Global News & Insights

Veolia Opens UK’s First Safe Treatment Plant for Commercial Nitrous Oxide Canisters 

Veolia has started the first UK process lines for the safe treatment of nitrous oxide canisters. The innovative systems areRead More »

Global News & Insights

Birmingham Awards Household Recycling and Waste Contract

Veolia will operate Birmingham’s household recycling centres (HRCs), three waste transfer stations and the city’s energy recovery facility under aRead More »

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Veolia Completes Pioneering Vehicle-to-Grid Trial

Veolia has unveiled a world-first vehicle-to-grid (V2G) innovation that enables waste collection trucks to power UK homes by feeding backRead More »

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enfinium to Invest in Carbon Capture Project

British energy from waste operator enfinium has unveiled a plan to invest up to £800 million in carbon capture andRead More »

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Public Want UK to Stop Sending Waste Overseas

According to a survey by Savanta for enfinium, 72 per cent of the British public believe waste should be dealtRead More »

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Comment: It’s Not a Laughing Matter

Richard Hulland, Chief Risk and Assurance Officer for Veolia UK, comments on the recent update to UK law making possession ofRead More »

Global News & Insights

Kenyan Waste Pickers United in Call for Change

Waste pickers from Kenya will deliver an important message to policy makers at the next round of negotiations for aRead More »

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Veolia Comments on UK Simpler Recycling Announcement and Regulations to Reform Waste

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for the Northern Europe Zone at Veolia, responds to the announcement by the UK GovernmentRead More »


Cleaning up Sheffield with Kindness 

Veolia and Sheffield City Council have launched StreetKind, a campagn to tackle unacceptable levels of verbal and physical abuse ofRead More »

Global News & Insights

Why the UK Needs to Simplify Waste Reform

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for Veolia Northern Europe, comments on the government’s Resources and waste Strategy for EnglandRead More »

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Tesco and Veolia to Recycle Soft Plastic and Support Schools

A new partnership involving Tesco, Veolia, Groundwork and local councils in the UK will introduce greener areas in schools andRead More »

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Veolia Comments on Material Focus Vape Research

Donald Macphail, Chief Operating Officer – Treatment at Veolia UK, comments on research finding the number of disposable single-use vapesRead More »

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Clearing Chewing Gum from One of North London’s Longest High Streets

Haringey Council is partnering with Keep Britain Tidy and the Chewing Gum Task Force to remove chewing gum from theRead More »


Helping People and Planet

Aramark provides an update on ESG progress and shares recent accomplishments, including the validation of new global near- and long-termRead More »


BCC Chair Calls for Further Government and Industry Support to Prioritise Cleaning and Hygiene

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has expressed gratitude to over 450 industry members who have endorsed its campaign to makeRead More »

Global News & Insights

Home of Cricket to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is set to extend the sustainability credentials of the Lord’s ground through a wide-ranging recycling partnershipRead More »

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Closing the Loop on Plastic Milk Bottles

UK convenience retailer One Stop has rolled out an initiative to recycle over 380,000 plastic milk bottles annually from itsRead More »


Scottish Housing Minister to Launch Green Home Festival

Scotland’s second Green Home Festival is set to be launched by Scottish Government Minister Paul McLennan, who has agreed to kick offRead More »

Global News & Insights

Cooking Up a Partnership to Stop the FOG

Severn Trent and Nando’s have launched a major new initiative to reduce potentially devastating drain blockages by trapping the fats,Read More »

Global News & Insights

Welcoming Caroline: Veolia Deploys Electric Telehandler at Integrated Waste Management Facility

Veolia has introduced an electric MRF 360 telehandler at its Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) in Southwark as part ofRead More »

Global News & Insights

enfinium Reports Significant Carbon Reductions

‘New Horizons’, enfinium’s latest report on progress it is making with Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), confirms the energy-from-waste providerRead More »

Global News & Insights

Veolia Expands Hazardous Waste Capacity in North East England

Veolia is bolstering its hazardous waste capacity in the north east of England with the establishment of a state-of-the-art HazardousRead More »

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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 »

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Veolia Launches UK Vape Collection scheme

A new vape collection service from Veolia UK will provide safe disposal and recycling routes for an estimated three millionRead More »

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Serco Partners with City of Melbourne to Donate Plants for Community Gardens

A vegetable garden display created by Serco’s Melbourne Parks and Gardens team in the city’s central business district has receivedRead More »


Outernet London Awards Cleaning Contract

Outernet London, the Capital’s newest immersive entertainment district, has appointed Cleanology as cleaning service provider. Bring cultural and retail experiencesRead More »

Global News & Insights

Hammersmith & Fulham Awards Waste and Recycling Contract

Veolia will support The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham’s net zero 2030 ambitions under a new long-term environmental servicesRead More »


UK Public Hopeful for Climate Change Solution

A survey by Veolia and research and consulting firm ELABE reveals a majority of people in Britain believe climate disruptionRead More »


Aramark Introduces Plant-Based Menus in Germany

Aramark Germany has recently introduced a series of plant-forward recipes based on recommendations from scientists at the EAT-Lancet Commission. “TheRead More »


ABM Secures LondonEnergy Cleaning and Security Brief

ABM has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide cleaning and security services at six sites operated by waste andRead More »


Kimberly-Clark Claims Global First for Recyclable Hand Towel Core Plug

Kimberly-Clark Professional™ has added 100 per cent bio-based and recyclable core plugs in its Scott® and Kleenex® hand towel rangesRead More »

Global News & Insights

Veolia Unveils Industrial Resins for the Circular Economy at K 2022

Veolia have launched PlastiLoop, a new range of resins for industrial packaging, manufacturing and construction applications at K 2022, theRead More »

Global News & Insights

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 »


Food4Climate Pavilion Launches COP27 Agenda

Food systems transformation will take centre stage at Food4Climate’s first Pavilion at the UN climate summit in Egypt next month.Read More »


Peel Issues ESG Update

Peel L&P has released its annual ESG report on the progress the British regeneration business is making in implementing aRead More »


Mitie on Target for 2025 ESG Goals

Mitie’s most recent annual ESG report highlights the progress the facilities management outsourcer has made in incorporating 13 ambitious targetsRead More »


Cleaning Industry Calls for UK Government Support Ahead of Winter Flu and Covid-19 Resurgence

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is warning continuing staff shortages in the cleaning, hygiene and waste sector will amplify theRead More »


Roundtable: Refurb and Reuse vs Demolition and Rebuild

Stuart Byles and Lee Stuart, technical directors at UK contractor Pexhurst Services, discuss key take-homes on BREEAM standards from aRead More »

Global News & Insights

Westminster Celebrates World EV Day by Commissioning New Electric Street Cleaning Bikes

Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, took to the streets to roll out their new, industry-leading fleet of electricRead More »

Global News & Insights

Bringing Better Business to Birmingham

Flexible workspace operator x+why has signed tenant and fellow B Corp, Too Good To Go, as a tenant of  itsRead More »


Postponement of APPG Inquiry into UK Cleaning and Hygiene Industry

The remaining two sessions of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry inquiry into the roleRead More »


Veolia and Miracle-Gro Launch Recycling Scheme for Plastic Compost Bags

A new UK recycling operation involving Veolia, garden product brand Miracle-Gro, and Dobbies Garden Centres is set to address theRead More »

Global News & Insights

Supporting Sustainable Storage and Handling

For many years, German storage bin manufacturer BITO-Lagertechnik has been puting sustainability into practice, supported by innovative technologies and state-of-theRead More »

Global News & Insights

Veolia to Sell Suez UK Waste Business to Macquarie

Veolia has announced an agreement to sell Suez’s UK waste business to Macquarie for €2.4 billion in a deal thatRead More »


Green Cleaning Products Manufacturer Appoints Alliance Scotland as Exclusive Country Distributor

GreenTeck Global have signed a five-year partnership with Alliance Scotland for distribution of its  innovative range of natural cleaning solutionsRead More »


Churchill Named as Supplier on CCS FM and Workplace Services Framework

Churchill Group have been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6232 Facilities Management and Workplace ServicesRead More »

Global News & Insights

Supporting London Pride and its Biggest Ever Cleanup Operation

Veolia proudly marched in this year’s Pride in London parade, with an electric collection vehicle in vivid rainbow colours takingRead More »


Rochford District Council in Waste Collection Partnership with Norse

Rochford District Council has appointed Norse Group, the Local Authority Trading Company (LATC) of Norfolk County Council, to deliver wasteRead More »


EDUcatering Excellence 2019 Awards

30.09.2019, 11:10 EDUcatering Excellence 2019 Awards Compass Group education business Chartwells UK is celebrating after winning two top awards atRead More »


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 »


Managing Japanese Knotweed

02.07.2019, 13:11 Managing Japanese Knotweed Adam Brindle, managing director of UK grounds contractor, The Grounds Care Group, explains the challengesRead More »

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