News Sunday 25 September 2016
The Suez Severnside EfW plant which is now taking waste by rail from the West London Waste Authority area 23 September 2016

West London MD joins from contractor Suez

EXCLUSIVE: The West London Waste Authority today meets today (23 September) for the first time with a new managing director, Emma Beal, who has joined from the authority’s contractor, Suez. At the authority meeting at Harrow council, Ms Beal, in her new role, leads the executive side of the authority in Part Two ...

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Gatwick will process Category 1 waste on-site, which includes waste from non-EU flights 23 September 2016

Energy from Waste round-up (23/09/2016)


With news on: Ballast Phoenix wins North London IBA contract; Clean Power EfW gets green light, and; Gatwick Airport to build on-site incinerator   Ballast Phoenix awarded North London IBA deal

Environment Agency officers shut down almost 1,000 illegal waste sites in 2015/16 23 September 2016

Waste prosecutions up, EA figures reveal


The number of waste businesses prosecuted by the Environment Agency rose in 2015 - despite an overall decline in prosecutions brought against companies for environmental offences. And, between April 2015 and March 2016, EA ...

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NLWA’s David Beadle to retire


The managing director of the North London Waste Authority (NLWA), David Beadle, has announced his intention to retire from the organisation at the end of the year. Mr Beadle was brought into the NLWA in 2009, joining from Norfolk...

Insde the mechanical treatment plant which will treat Milton Keynes' black bag waste 22 September 2016

Putting Circular Economy thinking into practice


Amey’s Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park is nearing completion. Ahead of its launch, TOMRA Sorting Recycling explains some of the equipment which Amey has installed at the plant to ensure recyclables are separated efficiently.

An aerial view of West Berkshire's Padworth HWRC which is located at Veolia's Integrated Waste Management Facility 22 September 2016

Councils in discussion over cross-boundary HWRC permits


West Berkshire and Hampshire councils are ‘close’ to reaching an agreement that could allow some residents to use household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) across local authority boundaries. Discussions have taken place ahead ...

The ESA has said it will support further action to overturn VAT exemptions for councils collecting commercial waste 22 September 2016

ESA backs further action in VAT exemption case


Any further action to overturn VAT exemptions for councils that provide trade waste collections will receive the full backing of the Environmental Services Association (ESA). This was the message from the waste industry trade body...

The AmeyCespa Waterbeach facility, which houses MBT, MRF and IVC plants 22 September 2016

Cambridgeshire to review 27-year PFI waste deal


Cambridgeshire county council is to review its 27-year PFI contract with Amey - in a move which could see it stop sending waste to the Waterbeach mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility. At a meeting of the council’s ...

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Veolia to begin Waste4fuel site clearance


The London borough of Bromley has successfully completed the acquisition of the former Waste4fuel site in Orpington, allowing waste firm Veolia to begin removal of a ‘waste mountain’ left on the site. The deal comes after ...

cdeniviro-coflo-cleansing-system 21 September 2016

Equipment news round-up (21/09/2016)


With news on: RDF production enhanced with Ellgia shredder; Countrystyle invests in AMCS tech; New food recycling shredding technology for SugaRich, and; CDEnviro boosts SUEZ waste de-classification

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Are we ready for pay-as-you-throw?

Allan Davies, chief marketing officer for software provider AMCS discusses the merits of pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) systems and whether changes in the economic, technological and social landscape mean that the time is right to start to ...

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