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August 2004

Company directors are increasingly under pressure to provide assurance that their activities meet high ethical and environmental standards. Matt Haddon and Justin Dye from ERM Assurance discuss how you can provide and receive assurance that your company is complying.
A major supplier to the recycling sector, Terberg Matec UK, made an impact at this year's CIWM exhibition at Torbay with two new developments - a series of improvements on the "Kerbsider" and the new Omni-DEL automatic bin lifter.
Andrew Owens of Greenergy looks at the arguments for creating a biofuels market The government needs biofuels if it is to achieve its targets for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, and if it is to respond to EU directives on biofuel sales. But without legislative backing and fiscal support for
» Environment Agency pledges to target waste crime
» Greener business is better business
» Contaminated land test gets 'glowing' report
» CSR and the art of reporting
» Litter patrol
» Operating and Financial Review (OFR) Q&A
» Contaminated land test gets 'glowing' report

August 2003

When considering different waste disposal options industry is urged not to mention the 'L' word. Landfill is rapidly becoming an unattractive prospect, especially with new legislation making it a less cost-effective and more difficult route.
WRAP's major role in promoting markets for recyclable materials continues to be reinforced with targets being laid down across eight programmes: five material streams ( paper, plastics, glass, wood and aggregates) and three generic areas (procurement, financial mechanisms and standards and specifica
Following a year of "unprecedented growth" in 2002/03, characterised by the five major acquisitions (Airmec, Alpheus/Legionella, Spectrascan, EMC/ETI & Monitor Europe) environmental services and technologies provider The Casella Group this year is now implementing the integration of these "buildin
» Changing fashion or fashioning change?
» Agency probes health risks from petroleum hydrocarbons
» Agency probes health risks from petroleum hydrocarbons
» Having a blast
» Ground level training
» New beginnings in solvent emissions
» Living with the Code

August 2000

A continuing drive to improve educational and training standards across the environmental and waste sectors reflects the demand for better qualified personnel throughout the environmental disciplines, through waste management and in the critical area of street and on-site operations. In this special
The established professional bodies and industrial associations in the waste sector provide a constantly developing range of training and educational services to respond to the increasing pace of change in this area.
The latest in LAWE's series of Tracking Trends supplements examines the key issues of waste minimisation and recycling raised by the publication of the Government's Waste Strategy for England and Wales. The move to meet tough waste reduction and recycling targets set by Environment Minister Michael
» Competency wheels turning
» Waste industry set for change
» Industry raises alarm over packaging recovery targets
» Ebb and flow
» The wood for the trees?
» Pollution failures mar improving record
» Major group sets up training college

August 1995