Wiser Recycling shortlisted for WEEE innovation award

Congratulations to our sister company, Wiser Recycling, who is celebrating being shortlisted for the MRW Awards for Excellence as a finalist in the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Innovation category,

MRW National Recycling Awards finalist logo 2016The award recognises those in the WEEE industry that have taken a creative and innovative approach to reducing the impact of WEEE.

Wiser Recycling has been shortlisted for the company’s strong performance in a difficult market and particularly for its investment in a Smash Boom Bang, broadening in-house capabilities to process small mixed WEEE.

Russell Hirst, Managing Director, says: “We are delighted to hear that we have been shortlisted for this award and to have our efforts to sustainably build our business recognised in this way. We have our fingers crossed for the final decision!”

Wiser Recycling will be presenting to the judging panel on 20th May before hearing whether they have been successful at the awards night on 6th July.

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Fernbrook Bio achieves recertification to PAS110 & Biofertiliser Certification Scheme

Congratulations to Fernbrook Bio for achieving recertification to PAS110 and Biofertiliser Certification Scheme!

Despite all the recent external pressures, Fernbrook Bio has successfully maintained a high-quality standard throughout. This fantastic achievement demonstrates how successful our 14-year strong collaborative partnership has been. We look forward to tackling the next challenge together.

End of halogen light bulbs

From this September, the UK Government is set to ban the sale of halogen light bulbs – with fluorescent light bulbs to follow suit.

We offer a complete collection and recycling service – so, get in touch if you have any unwanted lights, light fittings or bulbs.

The EA has updated its odour management plan guidance

The EA has updated its odour management plan guidance. Overall, the guidance outlines how operators must control and monitor emissions from their activities that may cause pollution.

Changes include clarifications regarding when the EA will want an odour management plan. They may request one during pre-application, determination, variation or at any point during the lifetime of your permit.

Also, Materials recycling and handle odorous inputs or reject streams and Intensive Farming have been added to the list of Activities that require an odour management plan.