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5% increase in selective collection of paper/board, light packaging and glass in 2015

  Selective collection of paper/board, light packaging (Tetra-Brik, cans, plastic bottles, etc.) and glass by the Consorcio para la Gestión de Residuos de Asturias (Waste Management Consortium of Asturias - Cogersa) increased by 5.05% en...

Catalan Waste Agency earmarks €3.5 million for waste management enhancement

The Catalan Waste Agency (ARC) has allocated over €3.5 million to municipal and industrial waste management projects. The Agency will provide a total of €2,750,000 in aid to local bodies and organisations to foster...

Navarra Waste Consortium ratifies €9 million budget for 2016

The Navarra Waste Consortium will have a 2016 budget of €8.8 million, 20% more than in 2015. The budget was recently ratified by the Consortium’s board of directors in a session chaired by Regional...

Ministry emphasises that online sales of electrical and electronic equipment must be accompanied by...

The Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Affairs (MAGRAMA) has reminded consumers that producers, retail outlets and distributors engaged in the online sale of electrical and electronic equipment (large and small household appliances,...

€9.7 million in aid for enhancement of waste management in Autonomous Communities

On Friday last, the Spanish Cabinet, on the proposal of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Affairs, ratified the distribution of the waste management grants fixed at the Environment Sector Conference, held on...

Uruguayan Chamber of Waste Management Companies set up

On October 27, the Uruguayan Chamber of Waste Management Companies (Cegru) was inaugurated at the offices of the Chamber of Commerce and Services of Uruguay. The new body will be composed of the main waste...

Ferrovial will manage the waste treatment services in the Isle of Wight for 306...

Ferrovial, through Amey, has achieved the financial close of the contract for the waste collection and treatment on the Isle of Wight, in the UK, for 25 years. The project is worth 225 million...

AMBILAMP and FENIE enter into cooperation agreement to foster lighting equipment and fittings recycling...

AMBILAMP, the Spanish Lighting Recycling Association and FENIE, the Spanish Federation of Electrical and Telecommunications Installers, have entered into a cooperation agreement to ensure the recycling of lighting equipment by FENIE members. In this...

Volvo ROAR , refuse truck of the future

Imagine a robot that quietly and discreetly enters your neighborhood, collects your refuse bin and empties it into the refuse truck. It is done without waking the sleeping families and without heavy lifting for...

FCC secures Orange County (Florida) waste disposal contract, the first for a Spanish company...

FCC has been awarded with the contract for the collection of solid waste in Orange County (Florida), for a period of 10 years. The contract is worth 95 million dollars, around 85 million Euros. The...