waste and recycling


Funding given to support research and development of innovative recycling solution trial

Arco has committed seed funding to partner with Stuff4Life to support the research and development of a circular economy solution for polyester workwear. Read More

Scrap metal firm fined £2m over death of worker

A company and three of its bosses have been fined more than £2m over the death of a worker who suffered catastrophic head injuries at a scrap metal recycling plant. Read More

Warehouses: Investing in effective packaging waste recycling

Jim Roberts discusses why easy-to-use waste collection, segregation and management systems should be adopted in warehouse operations. Read More

Company and director prosecuted after 15-year-old boy suffers serious burn injuries

A metal recycling firm and its director have been sentenced after a 15-year-old employee of the company suffered serious burns following an explosion and flash fire. Read More

Recycling firm fined €75,000 following a fatal injury of employee

Shabra Recycling Ltd has been fined following a fatal incident on the 16 October 2019 at Killycard Industrial Estate, Bree, Castleblaney, Co Monaghan. Read More

Cases ‘a damning indictment of a company’ that consistently permitted unsafe systems of work – HSE

J Murphy Aggregates Ltd, Shaun Murphy and James Duggan have been sentenced at Leeds Crown Court for safety breaches after a worker was struck by a falling excavator. Read More

Recycling firm admits causing manslaughter of employee who died of fatal head injuries

Managers at a recycling firm where a scrap metal worker was killed after suffering head injuries have admitted health and safety failures. Read More

Firm fined after 18-year-old employee injured

A recycling company has been fined after an employee was injured whilst clearing a blockage in a waste metal chute. Read More

Waste treatment company fined after employee fatality

A hazardous waste treatment company has been fined after an employee died when a forklift truck he was driving overturned and crushed him. Read More

Waste company fined £180k after worker crushed between vehicles

A waste management and skip hire company has been fined after a worker suffered multiple injuries when he was struck by a reversing vehicle. Read More



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