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26 July 2017

Waste sent to landfill as Potters permit suspension continues

Potters Waste Management says that a partial permit suspension for the processing of residual waste into refuse derived fuel (RDF) at its site at Pembroke Port in Wales is causing thousands of tonnes of waste to be diverted to landfill. And National Resources Wales (NRW) has claimed this week that the partial suspension of the ...

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University accommodation provider Campus Living Villages and Salvation Army Trading Company have teamed up to help students recycle unwanted items at the end of term. Across 17 of Campus Living Villages’ accommodation sites...

Gemma Hamilton, investor at the BGF (Business Growth Fund), outlines the organisation's outlook on investments in the waste sector. It is no secret that waste management’s big players are currently focusing on consolidation. ...

Plastics recycler Luxus, Nordic processor Polykemi and plastics manufacturer One51 have secured a £1.29m investment from the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme for a project to sort black plastic waste. Horizon ...

ESA's recycling policy advisor, Jakob Rindegren on the hot topic of contamination and recycling quality. In his opinion piece last week Simon Weston has written a passionate call to arms to tackle contamination in dry ...

Two Hertfordshire councils are taking a further step towards introducing a new joint waste collection contract. The joint contract between North Hertfordshire district council (NHDC) and East Hertfordshire council (EDC) was ...

Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) producer compliance scheme Recolight has warned that sellers of as many as 20% of the total of LED lamps sold to consumers in the UK may be in breach of WEEE regulations. The ...

Senior ISWA member and UK recycling expert Jeff Cooper reports on the development of a new resource and energy centre in Hamburg, Germany. For its spring 2017 meeting the International Solid Waste Association’s Working Group on ...

David Palmer Jones, chief executive of Suez, has called for the government to ‘holistically’ tackle the problem of plastic pollution in the natural environment. Responding to Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s plan to ban ...

Waste management firm Viridor has begun a government-backed trial to use resources including carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) harvested from landfill, to plough back into the land as a fertiliser. The project, with ...

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