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Plans emerge for two Welsh residual waste plants

EXCLUSIVE: Plans for two separate Welsh facilities to manage residual waste have come to fruition this week, at opposite ends of the country. Flintshire county council has provisionally granted permission for a mechanical biological treatment plant in Deeside, North Wales, which will manage up to 182,000 tonnes of residual ...

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Wiltshire council has rejected proposals submitted by Northacre Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of Hills Waste Management, to build an advanced thermal treatment (ATT) facility in Westbury. Hills has responded by saying it is “in...

A fire which took place at a facility operated by Gaskells Waste Services in Kirkdale, Liverpool, involving “a large amount of commercial waste” has been extinguished. Mersey Fire and Rescue Service confirmed the news ...

Industrial units across the country are being targeted by waste criminals to dispose of “thousands of tonnes” of illegal waste, the Environment Agency revealed this week. And, the Agency has urged landowners and companies to ...

With news on: UKCM's 20th year anniversary; Grundon's Recycle Bicycle initiative; M&M Waste Solutions on its Maylarch acquisition; Exxonmobile's oil deal; and Veolia's London Pride clean-up.

Ward Recycling has shipped its first vessel of Heavy Melting Scrap (HMS) from its newly opened deep sea export dock facility at Associated British Ports (ABP) in Immingham. The Derbyshire-based metal and waste management ...

CCIC, China’s official inspection contractor for the export of recyclable materials, has reaffirmed that it will do its "utmost" to prevent “unqualified” scrap materials entering China. The remarks over ensuring that only ...

Inspection organisation CCIC London has kindly provided this summary of two recently introduced waste regulations, which cover the export of recyclable materials to China, to letsrecycle.com. As part of the Chinese government’s ...

Dumfries & Galloway (D&G) council has said it will advise on its contingency plans “in the coming week” in response to what it described as an “irresponsible threat” from Renewi to suspend the waste management services it ...

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