Up to 150 operators believed to be operating illegally in the London waste sector are to be targeted in a joint operation between the DVSA, Environment Agency (EA) and the Met Police. The goal is to either put these serially non-compliant operators out of business or force them to run legally. The DVSA and the EA have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work more closely together to put the spotlight on cowboy waste disposal operators. While the EA […]
Viridor Waste Management has acquired JWT Holdings, a waste collection and recycling business based in Atherton, Greater Manchester, from John William Thomasson for £7.6m. JWT Holdings employs 45 staff and handles around 70,000 tonnes of material a year. Its materials recycling facility and fleet of 29 vehicles will be integrated into Viridor’s northern region, complementing the commercial collection services of its Trafford Park Operation, says owner Pennon Group. The acquisition will provide excellent synergies with Viridor’s activities in Manchester and […]
Gareth Llewellyn has been named as the new chief executive of the DVSA, after Alastair Peoples retired from the role last year.