Corporate environmental news round-up 30

Companies in this issue include Baufeld, Scottish Power, UPM, Robeco, BT, BP, GE and Philips

German waste oil firm moves into UK market

Baufeld, a German waste oil recycling firm with businesses in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Austria, has expanded its operations in Europe by acquiring UK-based oil collection company Eco-Oil. Baufeld told ENDS it was not worried about plans to repeal an EU requirement giving waste oil recycling priority over energy recovery in the revised waste framework directive. The firm can compete with other waste treatment options, chairman Christian Hartmann said. See press release.

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