Business Briefs: plastic recycling, a new logo, and wastewater treatment

In this week’s UK Business Briefs, £50,000 for kerbside collections of plastic waste for recycling, continuing investment in wastewater treatment in Yorkshire, and a new logo for BSI.


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Recoup, which describes itself as the UK’s leading authority on plastics recycling, has been awarded £50,000 by the Government’s Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to make kerbside collection schemes including plastics easier and more affordable to operate. Recoup will investigate the impact of introducing plastics to domestic kerbside recycling collection schemes.

Yorkshire Water has announced a number of improvements to its wastewater treatment services. Pumping stations at Sharlston, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Ravensworth, Hunton Lowhall and Roecliffe are to be improved, and a new wastewater treatment facility is to be installed at Weel, near Beverley.

BSI, the organisation best known for its Kitemark, has unveiled a new logo this week. The new logo is designed to help strengthen the organisation’s reputation for innovation and integrity, said a company statement. The launch involves BSI’s operational centres in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.

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