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Tesco launches food waste scheme

Tesco launches food waste scheme

Supermarket giant Tesco has launched a new scheme to reduce food waste. It is collaborating with charity FareShare and Irish social enterprise FoodCloud to achieve this goal. An app supplied by FoodCloud will be used by Tesco’s managers at different stores to tell charities the ...

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Welsh refuse to be exported saving £350K

Welsh refuse to be exported saving £350K

Rubbish collected from properties in Wales is to be exported overseas to be used to generate fuel. Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion County Councils have struck a deal worth £48 million with Potters Waste Management, under which non-recyclable waste will be exported ...

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Waste-to-energy plant opens in Exeter

Waste-to-energy plant opens in Exeter

Exeter has it’s own energy recovery facility that has the capacity to process 60,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste every year. 3.7MW of electricity will be produced by the plant, 3.2MW of which will be exported to the grid, enough to power ...

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Metal recycling firm fined £3,000 for pollution

Metal recycling firm fined £3,000 for pollution

Tyne & Wear based metal recycling company J&J Stanley has been fined £3,000 for polluting the air with chemical fumes. Two years ago, the Police closed the roads around the site and advised locals to keep their doors and windows ...

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Waste company receives fine for causing offensive smells

Waste company receives fine for causing offensive smells

A waste firm in Dorset has been fined £13,500 due to breaching it’s environmental permit by causing offensive odours. The company called Eco Sustainable Solutions composts food and green waste at their site in Chapel Lane, Christchurch. The Environment Agency ...

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Marks & Spencer bags triple award for cutting carbon, water and waste

Marks & Spencer bags triple award for cutting carbon, water and waste

Retail giants M&S received a triple award from the Carbon Trust for energy, water and waste savings. The company are the first to receive all three award from the certification group, with zero waste being sent to landfill and becoming ...

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