waste management

Landfill gate fees rise as volume shrinks

Landfill gate fees rise as volume shrinks Landfill gate fees increased in 2016 by just under 5% while fees for most other facilities fell, according to WRAP’s annual Gate Fees Report, which also showed a wide divergence in transactions at … Read More

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GPT Waste help Doncaster Carillion raise money for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

GPT Waste help Doncaster Carillion raise money for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice Doncaster Carillion recently approached GPT Waste Management to ask for support in raising funds for the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice. The Carillion Rail team, based in Doncaster, chose … Read More

landfill waste

HMRC: Landfill waste taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’

All materials sent to landfill sites will be taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’, under the government’s proposed changes to Landfill Tax legislation from 1 April next year. HMRC elaborated on its plans on the 5th of December in a Policy Paper … Read More

MPs Request Food Waste Landfill Ban

According to MPs, local authorities should be banned from sending food waste to landfill sites to help combat England’s ‘throwaway society’. Government figures show that in England, 8.5 million tonnes of local authority-collected waste goes to landfill. According to a … Read More