The Legacy of Summertime Fun… Wading Through Waste, Not Mud

This year’s Glastonbury Festival attracted 175,000 revellers. Once the tents were packed up and the final festival goers went back to their day jobs, operation clean up was being orchestrated. For once it wasn’t mud they had to wade through, … Read More

The Changing Shape of the Waste Management Industry

According to a recent interview conducted with Mike Walters, the waste and recycling manager for John Lewis, he highlighted his predictions for the waste management industry. In his talks on the future for the industry, he envisages a shift in … Read More

Council Bosses Say, Millions of Pounds of Untapped Riches are within Britain’s Bins

The nation’s rubbish bin could help local authorities earn and extra £1billion by 2020 and help reduce the burden on local taxpayers. The next step is to determine how this can be achieved, and according to a recent article published … Read More

Three Companies Fined for Illegal Waste Activities

Three companies have pleaded guilty to charges relating to the illegal depositing of construction and demolition waste, for the purpose of building a haul road at Hurst Plantation near Doncaster. At Doncaster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday the 7th of May, … Read More

Government Must Prevent Wasted Opportunities

The CIWEM have recently released their latest report, Less is more: waste prevention and resource optimisation across a lifecycle, which concentrates on why waste management should be everyone’s responsibility. A press release published by the Chartered Institution of Water and … Read More

Is Europe Needlessly Wasting Valuable Materials?

According to a report published by Friends of the Earth, Europe is failing to manage its resources sustainably by unnecessarily sending valuable materials to incineration and landfill. The study published by the Friends of the Earth also claims that Europeans … Read More

GPT Wins Total Waste Management Contract for a Leading European Generics Manufacturer

GPT Waste, the largest UK independent provider of waste management solutions and sustainable waste services has won a three year, total waste management contract with one of Europe’s leading generics manufacturers GPT – The Waste Solution has been employed directly … Read More

The Waste Solution – Round up on all Things Waste

Here at GPT Waste February month has come and gone quickly, however, there are plenty of things to look forward to in March but, before we do here is a quick re-cap of everything that has happened at The Waste … Read More

Energy from Waste Report Published – Exploring the Role Energy might have in Waste Management

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published the Energy from Waste report as a guide to the debate. It is clear that the Government is focusing on preventing waste as well as ensuring that any waste is … Read More

Hazardous Waste in the UK is not being Treated Properly

According to the Environmental Services Association, an incalculable amount of hazardous waste is not being treated properly in the UK. A report by the Environmental Services Association (ESA) namely, Making Defra’s hazardous waste strategy a reality, the report discusses how … Read More