Waste Management Sunday 19 April 2015
The Gent Fairhead facility would be based at Rivenhall Airfield near Braintree 17 April 2015

Rivenhall plant allowed to source waste outside of Essex

A proposed merchant energy recovery centre in Essex with the capacity to treat more than a million tonnes of materials per year has been granted permission to source solid recovered fuel as well as materials for recycling from outside of the ...


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Zero Waste Award winners at Coombe Abbey after receiving their trophies 17 April 2015

Zero Waste Awards point to resource efficiency


The recognition provided by the letsrecycle.com Zero Waste Awards scheme is helping to take UK industry forward to a more resource efficient era, a top environmental policy specialist declared last week. The awards are ...

WrexhamMap 16 April 2015

Wrexham to overhaul recycling collection fleet


Wrexham county borough council in North Wales has approved plans to invest in a fleet of new multi-stream ‘resource recovery vehicles’ (RRVs) as it seeks to move towards the Welsh Government’s 70% by 2025 recycling target. ...

An aerial shot of the AmeyCespa recovery park, which is undergoing construction 16 April 2015

AmeyCespa makes progress on Milton Keynes waste facility


AmeyCespa’s waste recovery facility in Milton Keynes designed to handle up to 80,000 tonnes of residual waste per year is beginning to take shape, with the installation of thermal treatment equipment this month. The facility, ...

Nick Clegg has claimed the Lib Dem manifesto is a blueprint for a "fairer society" 15 April 2015

Lib Dems would consult on waste ‘Incineration Tax’


The Liberal Democrats would consider introducing an Incineration Tax on waste if elected to office in May, according to the Party’s general election manifesto published today (April 15). The manifesto reaffirmed the Lib Dems...

maria eagle cover pic 15 April 2015

Labour’s Eagle slams Coalition’s recycling ‘vacuum’


Labour’s Shadow Environment Secretary Maria Eagle has criticised the Coalition Government’s record on recycling in England since 2010, claiming that it has created a ‘policy vacuum’ in the sector. Speaking at a Labour ...

natalie-bennettcrop 14 April 2015

Green Party promises £4bn waste and recycling boost


The Green Party would boost spending on recycling and waste disposal by £4 billion a year to reduce dependence on incineration and landfill if elected to office in May, leader Natalie Bennett confirmed today (April 14). And, the ...

West London map 13 April 2015

Inspector finds ‘deficiencies’ in West London Waste Plan


A government-appointed planning inspector has recommended a number of changes to the West London Waste Plan ahead of its expected adoption this summer. The Plan sets out the long-term waste management planning strategy for the six...

Labour leader Ed Miliband says his party will create one million green jobs if elected 13 April 2015

Labour pledges to create one million green jobs


The Labour Party has said it will create one million additional green jobs and introduce “ambitious” domestic carbon reduction targets in its General Election manifesto, which was launched in Manchester today (April 13). The ...

SCA RDF 2 13 April 2015

February 2015 is biggest ever month for RDF export


A greater tonnage of waste derived fuels were exported from England and Wales in February 2015 than in any other month previously, data published by the Environment Agency indicates. The data, which was

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