Waste Management Solutions in Festivals – Creamfields Case Study

Client: Nu Kleen Location: Creamfields Music Festival Date: August 2011 Sector: Festivals About the Project: Creamfields is the North West’s major Music Festival event and is held over the August Bank Holiday week-end each year. Hosting over 50,000 visitors in … Read More

Waste Management Solutions for Private Healthcare Sector – Case Study

Client: Ramsay Healthcare Location: Nationwide Date: 01/03/2012 Sector: Private Healthcare About the Project: Ramsay has a network of 22 private hospitals in the UK as well as 9 treatment centre’s and 3 Neurological Units. GPT National Account Executives visited the … Read More

Waste Management Solutions for the Leisure Sector – Caravan Club Case Study

Client: Caravan Club Location: Multi Site Location Date: 23/03/2012 Sector: Leisure About the Project: GPT facilitate total waste solutions to over 120 Caravan Club sites. The waste streams managed include general, mixed recycling, glass, green waste andad hoc hazardous waste. … Read More

Landfill Tax Changes Shock the Waste Industry

Two changes to the rules governing Landfill Tax have been announced by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs sending ‘waves’ throughout the waste industry. On Friday 18th of May a brief was published by the HMRC, this brief is for landfill … Read More

Waste Management Solutions – Carillion Case Study

Client: Carillion M40 Project Location: 3 x sites along M40 motorway – High Wycombe, Thame and Banbury Date: Ongoing Sector: General Motorway About the Project: Carillion operate the management of the entire M40 motorway system in respect of traffic management, … Read More

Local Authorities up Recycling and Reduce Landfill Across the UK

Local authorities in England have decreased the amount of waste sent to landfill by 7.6% to 10.5 million tonnes, whilst recycling has increases by 1%. These statistics have been published by the government department; they are based on data which … Read More

EU Countries are Failing on 2020 Waste Targets

According to the EurActiv Network Europeans dump the bulk of their rubbish in landfills and many EU countries appear to be falling well short of 2020 targets for recycling municipal waste, new data from the EU statistical agency show. Eurostat … Read More

UK Receives Praise from EU Report for Cutting Use of Landfill but Remains Far Behind the EU’s Waste Management Leaders

The UK has been recognised for their great success in significantly reducing the amount of municipal waste going to landfill since 2002. The European Commission report does single the UK out, however it warns that the UK still remains well … Read More

Waste Management – New Waste Hierarchy – What it Means for FM’s

The management of waste has never been more important in the UK.  The revised Waste Framework Directive introduces a changed hierarchy of options for managing wastes. It gives top priority to preventing waste in the first place.  Following recent changes … Read More

Environment Agency Waste Hierarchy – Frequently Asked Questions

The revised Waste Framework Directive introduces a changed hierarchy of options for managing wastes. It gives top priority to preventing waste in the first place.  The following list of FAQ’s is handy advice from the Environment Agency What is the … Read More