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Casepak wins 9,000 tonne contract with Erewash Borough Council

Leicester-based recycling and waste management company, Casepak has been awarded a contract by Erewash Borough Council to process 9,000 tonnes of co-mingled, kerbside recyclables per annum. Casepak has processed recyclables from Erewash Borough Council since 2012 as part of a deal between the Council and waste management company FCC Environmental. Under this agreement Casepak was FCC’s chosen reprocessor for Erewash’s co-mingled recycling. The new contract, which started on 1st April 2017, is a direct agreement between Erewash Borough Council and Casepak that will run until 2022, with the option to extend for a further two years. Erewash Borough Council encourages all its residents to recycle and operates a kerbside collection service for dry mixed recycling to every household across the borough. Since the council collects co-mingled recycling this makes the service convenient for residents without the need to separate recycling into different boxes. The recycling stream comprises paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, metal and aluminium cans, drinks cartons, batteries and all...Read More >

Waste crime: If a deal sounds too good to be true, then it probably is

Waste crime costs the waste industry and taxpayers £604 million a year, according to a report by the Environment Services Association Educational Trust (ESAET) and Environmental Services Association (ESA). Read more