News Archive - 2006
PDM Group scoops top recycling award
PDM Group has been named 'Retail Recycling Champions' at the 2006 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management.
PDM Group joins WRc Group national 'Fats, Oils & Greases' Project
WRc Group has recently launched a large project examining fats, oils and greases (FOG) in sewers, which is being supported by all the major water companies.
UKRA Press Statement - Tallow burning and the Waste Incineration Directive
Representatives from the United Kingdom Renderers' Association (UKRA) met on the 25th April with Mr Elliot Morley, Minister of State at DEFRA, for discussions regarding the application of the Waste Incineration Directive to the burning of tallow.
Livestock sector to appeal against Â£50 million tallow fuel ban
The livestock industry is appealing against a decision to stop renderers using tallow as a fuel because they fear it will hit farm gate beef prices and push up fallen stock collection costs by 15-30%.
New recycling service offered to Fish & Chip shops
Increasing pressure is being brought to bear on the disposal of waste oils and fats through the controlled waste regulations; users of oil and fats have a legal duty of care to ensure their waste product is passed to an authorised collector.