Business as Usual For Greenstar

Following the recent appointment of David Carson of Deloitte as Receiver to the business of Greenstar, the waste management company has confirmed that it will continues to trade as normal, servicing its 80,000 residential and 15,000 business customers throughout Ireland. According to Greenstar, all its operations are continuing as normal without interruption. There is no … Read more

Poor Results For Ireland in Waste Management

A new report on how Member States manage their municipal waste shows that Ireland still has a long way to go. The Irish results are remarkably poor in areas such as decoupling of waste from consumption, access to waste collection services and the rate of waste going to landfills. Scoring 19 out of 42 points … Read more

Global Municipal Solid Waste Continues to Grow

Growing prosperity and urbanisation could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world’s cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling of waste that current projections … Read more

UK’s Largest Energy From Waste Facility Opens

The UK’s largest energy from waste (EfW) facility has been officially opened by Cory Environmental at Belvedere in Bexley, London. The new Riverside Resource Recovery (RRR) facility plays a crucial role in the integrated waste management solution which Cory Environmental has developed to process London’s waste. The facility will make an important contribution to the … Read more

The City Bin Co Scoops Two National Business Awards

Galway headquartered waste management firm, The City Bin Co, has scooped two national awards from one of the world’s top business consultancies. Having just won the Deloitte ‘Best Managed Companies’ accolade for the fourth year in a row, the company has capped it with the Deloitte ‘Gold Standard’ Award for 2012. Established in 1997, The … Read more

NTR Continues to Rebalance Renewable Energy Portfolio

NTR, the Dubin-based investor in renewable energy and sustainable waste management businesses, has increased its shareholding in Wind Capital Group, its US-based wind energy business, from 62% to 97%. In recent months, NTR has also invested further capital in Wind Capital Group. Wind Capital Group’s 201MW Post Rock wind energy project is scheduled to come … Read more

Household Recycling Rates Increase in Northern Ireland

Household recycling rates in Northern Ireland have risen by 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. The quarterly household recycling and composting figures for January–March 2011 are at their highest since statistics began in 2008. The Northern Ireland Waste Management Statistics for this period also highlight a 5.6% decrease in the amount of waste … Read more

Clearpower Wins Green Business Award

Clearpower, the Wicklow based bio-energy and organic waste management company, has won the ‘Green Business Award’ at the national final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. Established in 2002, privately owned Clearpower creates renewable energy in the form of heat or electricity using products such as wood chip, wood pellets and organic waste. Clearpower … Read more

Chartered Institution of Waste Management AGM & Conference – April 28th 2011 – Thurles

The CIWM (Chartered Institution of Waste Management) is hosting its AGM in the Derrynaflan Theatre at the Horse and Jockey Hotel near Thurles, County Tipperary at 9.30am on Thursday 28th April 2011. The AGM will include a themed open meeting entitled ‘Biodegradable Waste Treatment in Ireland – A review of progress to date in achieving … Read more