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SIMS RECYCLING TARGET CONTRIBUTION

30/06/2016

We understand that Sims....

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AUTOMOTIVE WASTE ASSOCIATIONS JOIN FORCES TO FORM AWSA

28/06/2016

The Automotive Waste Stream Alliance (AWSA) is a newly formed working group initiated by the TRA in conjunction with the British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA), the British Vehicle Salvage Federation (BVSF), the Motor Vehicle Dismantlers Association (MVDA) and the Retread Manufacturers Association (RMA).

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SINGLE USE PARTS - PLEASE DO NOT IGNORE

20/06/2016

EGARA, the European Group of Automotive Recycling Associations, is requesting information from vehicle dismantlers throughout Europe about spare parts that are designed for just a single use & cannot be reused.

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MAJOR FIRE AT TRENTS YARD IN POOLE

18/06/2016

A large fire broke out at one of Trents storage yards in Poole last night & is being widely reported in the media....

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FORMAL NOTICE - MVDA AGM 2016

17/06/2016

The Motor Vehicle Dismantlers' Association of Great Britain Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Wednesday 13th July 2016.....

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F-GAS: GREEN CAR DEPOLLUTION HAVE NEW STARTERS COVERED

17/06/2016

It can be a bit of a headache ensuring that your new starters are covered under current Air conditioning (F-Gas regulations), particularly if you have already invested in training for existing employees.....

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FPP UPDATE FROM THE EA

17/06/2016

Here's the latest update from the EA on the new FPP guidance. As some members don't seem to have received the previous 2 updates, we've included them at the bottom of the bulletin.

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ENVIRONMENT AGENCY REJECTS ‘65%’ OF FIRE PREVENTION PLANS

13/06/2016

he Environment Agency (EA) has rejected 65% of Fire Prevention Plans (FPP) submitted by waste operators since July 2015, the regulatory body has revealed. A total of 237 FPPs have been received by the EA throughout the year, of which only 35% have been accepted as robust enough....

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SCRAPYARD PAIR JAILED FOR POLLUTING STREAM WITH OIL

13/06/2016

TWO scrap vehicle merchants who poured waste oil into watercourses in Worcester – risking contaminating water supplies and killing wildlife – have been jailed.......

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SCOTTISH VEHICLE DISMANTLERS - DON'T FORGET THE NEW SCRAP METAL DEALER REQUIREMENTS.

06/06/2016

From 1 September 2016 all metal dealers will be required to comply with the requirements of the new licensing regime.....

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