News Sunday 5 April 2020
3 April 2020

Uniper to enter UK EfW market

International energy company Uniper, formed in 2016 following a split from E.ON, will submit plans to Nottinghamshire county council this summer  for a 500,000 tonnes per year capacity energy from waste plant.     The facility will be based at the

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3 April 2020

Time to prioritise the glass recycling process


As FEVE’s 'Close the Glass Loop' recycling scheme is finalised, now is the time to prioritise all aspects of the recycling process, writes UK glass recycling company Recresco's director Timothy Gent.

3 April 2020

British Glass urges councils to maintain recycling


Glass sector trade association, British Glass, has called on councils to continue the ...

2 April 2020

WISH issues finalised waste and COVID-19 document


The UK’s Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) has finalised and published its advice document about managing COVID-19 risks for waste management activities. 

2 April 2020

ADEPT leads on council waste survey


The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT), is calling on local authorities across England to complete an online survey on the impact of COVID-19 on waste services. Responding to a request...

2 April 2020

Veolia to process healthcare waste at Tyseley


Veolia has applied to the Environment Agency to alter its permit to allow the processing of healthcare orange bagged waste at its energy from waste plant in Tyseley, Birmingham.   According to the...

2 April 2020

News in brief (02/04/20)


With news on: JCB extends suspension of UK production; Egbert Taylor reports 4.4% business growth; MRWA issues household waste advice; and, Lancashire-based mattress recycler named recycling hero.

2 April 2020

CIWM calls for COVID-19 advice clarity


The UK’s Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum (WISH) has been called on to refine its advice about managing COVID-19 risks in the context of a range of waste management activities. WISH published a draft advice document last ...

2 April 2020

Associations sympathise with councils as services cut


Two separate associations in the recycling industry have said they sympathise with local authorities having to make difficult decisions ...

1 April 2020

Defra clarifies pandemic working rules


Defra has reiterated official government advice that...