Waste management firm Biffa completes acquisition of Viridor’s assets

The acquisition will expand Biffa’s industrial and commercial collections business and recycling capabilities in the UK

Biffa convicted for sending household waste to Asia disguised as paper

The waste included soiled nappies, tins, plastics, clothing and food packaging all labelled as paper to be sent to mills in India and Indonesia

Yorkshire Water and Biffa partner to recycle and reuse grit

Around 6,300 tonnes of grit, produced at water treatment works, have been processed into reusable material since April 2019

Biffa buys Simply Waste Solutions in £35m deal

The acquisition is in line with Biffa’s strategy to grow its industrial and commercial operations and its ambition to create the UK’s most efficient, low carbon collection operation

Biffa and Nestlé Waters strike deal for recycled plastic in the UK

The sustainable waste management company will support Nestlé Waters UK to achieve its commitment of making every BUXTON® bottle using 100% recycled PET

New 42MW energy recovery facility in Leicestershire achieves financial close

Located just off the M1 motorway in the East Midlands, the facility will be able to process up to 350,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste annually

Biffa ordered to pay £600k for exporting banned waste to China

The waste management giant said it would seek to appeal against the verdict

Biffa guilty of exporting banned waste to China

The waste giant said it ‘strongly contested’ the decision and is considering making an appeal

Biffa buys waste and recycling firm for £16.2m

The buyout will broaden its services throughout Birmingham and the West Midlands region

Life after death for Halloween pumpkins – as energy!

Carve out a green end to your Halloween this year – and not with mould or ghastly face paint. As trick or treating ends, revellers are being advised to recycle their pumpkins to avoid food waste. In a trial at ten Sainsbury’s supermarkets, customers can bring pumpkins in store where they will be collected and […]