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Digital waste tracking

The government in the UK is planning to implement a central mandatory service for digital waste tracking. Mandatory digital waste tracking will come into force from April 2025 – with the digital waste tracking service being publicly available to users on a voluntary basis in 2024. Back in 2022 the UK government, the Scottish Government, […]

Green Apple Awards Wins for Waste Efficiency and the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1 Team

We were in London at the Houses of Parliament last week for the annual Green Apple Environmental awards, along with the team from our client Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant F1. We had been nominated for two projects, one for our work with Aston Martin and another for our customer portal CADS. We are delighted to […]

Green Apple Award for Waste Efficiency!

We are delighted to announce we have won an International Green Apple Environment Award for our CADS system and customer portal. We competed against more than 500 other nominations in the International Green Apple Awards, and will be presented with our trophy and certificate at a glittering presentation ceremony in the Houses of Parliament, London, […]

What do the new EPR regulations mean for your business?

What are the new Extended Producer Responsibility UK regulations? There have been stories appearing across the press regarding the forthcoming EPR legislation which has caused many businesses to question exactly what this means for them. The reality is that, as of the time of writing, the legislation has yet to go through parliament meaning that […]

Single Stream Recycling for Wales from April 6th 

Single Stream Waste – Wales April 6th From April 6th 2024, businesses in Wales will have to segregate all their waste into single streams. Co-mingled streams such as Dry Mixed Recycling will no longer be accepted – for example, cardboard must be separated from plastics and cans going forward.   All waste must be segregated […]

Christmas Pollution: Why It’s Crucial to Have an Eco-Friendly Christmas in the UK

The festive season is upon us, and while the UK is adorned with twinkling lights, festive decorations, and the warm glow of goodwill, there’s a darker side to the celebrations that often goes unnoticed—Christmas pollution. As we revel in the joy of the holidays, it’s essential to take a moment to consider the environmental impact […]

Disposable Vapes: A Growing Waste Problem

In recent years, the popularity of vaping has surged, and with it, the use of disposable vapes has skyrocketed. These convenient, pocket-sized devices have become the go-to choice for many individuals seeking an alternative to traditional smoking. However, this rapid rise in disposable vapes comes at a significant environmental cost, as they generate a massive […]

Changes to disposal of Hazardous waste wood from demolition and refurbishments

As from the first of September, Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) 250 will be withdrawn in England by the Environment Agency. The effect of this is that ten potentially hazardous waste wood materials from pre-2007 buildings, currently be sent for recycling or recovery under the RPS 250, can no longer be accepted at any wood recycling […]

An update on the incoming implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging (EPR).

Following wide-ranging talks with industry, against the backdrop of the current economic context, the new rules proposed to ensure packaging producers pay for the cost of recycling their packaging have been deferred by a year from October 2024 to 2025. The Government plans to use the additional year to continue to discuss the scheme’s design […]

IT equipment recycled to help local school

One of our clients, the Aston Martin Cognizant Aramco Formula one team, came to us as they had a lot of redundant and broken IT equipment to clear out and wanted to do something positive with it rather than simply recycle as WEEE waste. As their waste and recycling partner, we scoured the market for […]

What our customers say

  • “With a complex site producing a wide range of wastes we needed help to move to the next stage, Waste Efficiency’s tailored solution has taken control of all our services and compliance paperwork thereby saving us time.”

    Graham Elcock, Health & Safety / Environmental Coordinator, Mazak
  • The CADS system not only keeps us legally compliant but enables us to be constantly in touch with our recycling performance

    Jerome Delalandre, Southco Manufacturing
  • “Effective waste management is essential to our sustainability journey to ensure we reduce our environmental impact in all areas of our business. Waste Efficiency have helped us to implement strategies that will support this”

    Simon Randall, Head of EHS, Facilities and Sustainability, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One
  • “Waste Efficiency are rated highly at ABB. WE provide strong level of technical expertise, transparent and highly controlled legal documentation, are faultlessly reliable with their service commitment and overall consider WE as an excellent supplier provider to ABB.”

    Andrew Sheward, ABB Global Division Health, Safety, Environment & Sustainability Manager
  • “Having worked with Waste Efficiency for a number of years with my previous companies, one of my first tasks at Norton was to onboard Waste Efficiency. The quality and responsiveness they demonstrate and the ease of use of the CADS system make them a pleasure to work with. I’m looking forward to working with them in the future as they will be an integral partner in helping Norton realise our sustainability goals”

    Ben Thomas, Environment, Health, Safety & Facilities Manager at Norton Motorcycles

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