Food Waste

Councils ask for funding commitment on food waste services

Councils ask for funding commitment on food waste services A recent article published on the MRW website reported that councils have called on Defra to guarantee long-term funding for mandatory food waste collections, in a response to Defra’s consultation on … Read More

SafeContractor

GPT Waste achieves top health and safety accreditation

GPT Waste achieves top health and safety accreditation GPT Waste Management are pleased to announce that we have been reaccredited through Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation … Read More

Plastic Exports

EU urged to reject plastic exports change

EU urged to reject plastic exports change Waste industry bodies have stepped up their campaign to try to persuade the EU to reject restrictions on the export of plastic waste. Waste industry bodies have stepped up their campaign to try … Read More

CIWM

CIWM appoints Sarah Poulter to top job

CIWM appoints Sarah Poulter to top job Sarah Poulter has been appointed sole chief executive of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) after the board decided the current joint executive director set-up was “not efficient”. The move will see … Read More

GPT Office

GPT showcase further growth through New Website launch

GPT showcase further growth through New Website launch The team at GPT are pleased to announce the launch of the company’s newly updated website. www.gptwaste.com We are proud to announce the launch of our updated website, with improved functionality, design, … Read More

energy from waste

Councils call on banks to save Renewi’s Derby EfW

Councils call on banks to save Renewi’s Derby EfW Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council have formally asked the banks behind the delayed Sinfin waste processing and energy-from-waste (EfW) plant to intervene in order to save the project. In … Read More

waste

London facing waste capacity crisis

London facing waste capacity crisis In a recent article published by MRW, Cory Riverside chief executive Nicholas Pollard has warned that London is facing a “waste capacity crisis”, after Greater London Authority (GLA) deputy mayor for environment and energy Shirley … Read More

UK to miss 2035 recycling target ‘by a decade’

UK to miss 2035 recycling target ‘by a decade’ A warning issued by DS Smith cautions that the current recycling infrastructure in the UK will not be able to handle an increase in packaging from online sales, therefore they are … Read More

recycling rates

Stalled recycling rates are blamed on cutbacks to council budgets

Stalled recycling rates are blamed on cutbacks to council budgets Sandy Martin, shadow minister for waste and recycling has told MP’s that recycling rates have been hindered due to council budget cutbacks. In a parliamentary debate on plastics, Martin had … Read More

Turning Waste into an Assett

Turning Waste into an Asset with GPT Waste

Turning Waste into an Asset with GPT Waste Businesses need to ensure they are diverting their waste from landfill in order to operate efficiently and sustainably. More countries are restricting imports of foreign plastic waste, as new data shows a … Read More