Energy Tuesday 28 July 2015
Boomeco RDF bales awaiting export at Avonmouth 5 June 2015

Bristol to join North Somerset RDF deal with Boomeco

Bristol city council has agreed plans to join North Somerset’s existing contract with Gloucestershire-based Boomeco to process household waste into refuse derived fuel (RDF) for export to Sweden. [caption id="attachment_105226...


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viridor dunbar 22 July 2015

Viridor gets to work on Dunbar EfW plant


Resources and waste firm Viridor has confirmed that construction work on its 300,000 tonnes per year capacity energy from waste plant at Dunbar, East Lothian has commenced, with the facility due to be completed in late 2017. The...

Veolia's Sheffield EfW plant was also looked at in the study 17 July 2015

Incinerators ‘contribute little’ to particle emissions


Results from part of a Public Health England-funded study into the impacts of municipal waste incinerators in the UK have shown “no evidence” of incinerator emissions around four facilities. And, while metal emissions were...

Adam and Angus book launch 14 July 2015

Feedstock key to EfW success, book suggests


A group of waste management experts have come together to produce a book, “Energy from Waste – A Practical Handbook”. With lawyer Angus Evers and consultant Adam Read as consulting editors, the book, published by Globe Law ...

Suffolk EfW cropped 13 July 2015

Suez marks opening of Suffolk EfW


Suez Environnement’s Suffolk energy-from-waste plant was officially inaugurated on Friday (July 10) with the Countess of Euston on hand to cut the ribbon. The energy recovery facility, located at Great Blakenham near Ipswich, ...

The Port of Malmo has placed restrictions on imports of RDF material 13 July 2015

Malmö port bans open shipments of RDF


Baled and wrapped RDF material is no longer being accepted via ships into the Port of Malmö in Sweden unless it is transported in closed containers, following a ruling by the city’s environment department. ...

RDF baled 6 July 2015

RDF export ‘may become as expensive as landfill’


The UK refuse derived fuel (RDF) market is beginning to level off as export routes “become as expensive as English landfills”, according to the findings of an Environment Agency report published today (July 6). The 47-page...

viridor_lakeside 1 July 2015

Airports Commission recommends moving Lakeside EfW


A scheme to construct a third runway at Heathrow Airport – which would require the “removal and replacement” of the Lakeside energy from waste (EfW) plant and surrounding recycling facilities – has been recommended for government ...

Trident Park Cardiff 23 June 2015

First Minister opens Trident Park EfW plant


VIDEO REPORT: The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has officially opened the Trident Park energy recovery plant in Cardiff which has been developed by Viridor for a group of five local authorities.

Mar 2 for bioenergy story - incinerator_flame 23 June 2015

Eunomia urges caution over EfW investment


Waste consultancy Eunomia has reiterated its claim that the UK is on course to exceed its requirement for residual waste treatment capacity – noting that the country could be just three years away from overcapacity. Eunomia’s ...

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