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22 May 2020

Veolia gets permit for proposed Heysham EfW

Veolia has been awarded a permit by the Environment Agency for a 350,400 tonnes per year capacity energy from waste (EfW) plant in Heysham, Lancashire. If built, the plant will generate 34MWe each year, which the company says would be enough to power 60,000 homes. In a document explaining its decision to grant the permit...

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2 October 2001

CEPI figures show record production year for 2000

 

Figures just released by Europe's paper industry organisation CEPI show that compared to the previous two years, 2000 was a picture of undeviating growth. CEPI – the Confederation of European Paper Industries – reports...

2 October 2001

ECT starts roll-out of kerbside work in Barnet

 

ECT Recycling is rolling out a kerbside recycling scheme in the London Borough of Barnet as part of its 1.25 million contact with the council to carry out recycling services in the borough. ECT Recycling, the UK’s largest ...

2 October 2001

Potential remains for rise in old KLS price

 

The role of packaging waste recovery notes for paper is causing controversy within the current waste paper marketplace where the potential for a price rise for old KLS remains. Mills are voicing concern that some independent ...

1 October 2001

Allerdale looks to increase kerbside recycling to meet targets

 

Audit Commission inspectors have said that Allerdale Borough Council is likely to hit government targets with the extension of its kerbside collection service. The best value inspection team judged the council's recycling ...

1 October 2001

Wyre on target to recycle 7,000 tonnes of green waste

 

A Lancashire council is encouraging residents to recycle their kitchen and garden waste throughout the winter months to hit its target of composting 7,000 tonnes by the end of the year. Wyre Borough Council’s Green Waste ...

30 September 2001

Alcan cuts used aluminium can prices again

 

The weakening non-ferrous market has prompted Alcan Aluminium Can Recycling to again cut the price it pays for used aluminium beverage cans (UBCs). From October 1 the price is reduced by 30 across the board. Alcan says the decision was taken "...

28 September 2001

Inspectors say that Dudley&#39s plans to increase recycling are “risky”

 

Audit Commission inspectors have said that Dudley's plans to double its recycling rate in two years by relying on the expansion of the community-based kerbside collection scheme are "risky". A best value inspection was ...

27 September 2001

Costs make plastics recycling an “emotional” issue

 

The high costs of plastic bottle recycling are not reflected in the costs paid in household recycling bills, according to SITA, the UK's largest waste management company. The comment came from Paul Dumpleton, UK recycling ...

27 September 2001

Environment Agency prosecutes Kent bathroom company

 

A Kent-based bathroom product manufacturer and distributor has been prosecuted by the Environment Agency for failing to comply with the packaging waste regulations. Croydex Group Plc, of Andover, was prosecuted at Basingstoke ...