News Friday 22 September 2017
22 September 2017

Odour risk ‘greatly reduced’ at Path Head landfill

The Environment Agency has claimed that the potential for odour arising from the Path Head landfill site, owned by Suez, has 'greatly reduced'. The Agency has said that the company’s efforts to tackle odour at the site have “progressed well” since issues were detected in 2016. In February last year, Suez received ...

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14 September 2017

Biffa outlines rationale for new landfill space

 

The rationale for taking a fresh policy approach to the development of new landfill capacity was outlined at the RWM show this week by two Biffa authors, following publication of its Reality Gap report. The report writers, Jeff ...

13 September 2017

Quality First report launched at RWM

 

The Recycling Association strengthened its call for quality recycling with the launch of its Quality First policy document at RWM in Birmingham yesterday (12 September). The report, titled ‘Why Quality Must Come First’ puts ...

13 September 2017

Deposit scheme ‘not the same’ as carrier bag levy

 

Comparing the idea of a deposit refund scheme for drinks bottles and cans to the plastic bag levy is not a good idea, panellists at RWM said yesterday (12 September). ...

13 September 2017

Defra hosts China recycling exports meeting

 

A meeting is being held today (September 14) at the offices of the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as part of a government bid to find out more about the concerns over export restrictions to China.

12 September 2017

Suez launches capacity report at RWM

 

Suez is due to officially launch its report into the UK residual waste infrastructure capacity requirements at RWM exhibition today (9 September). The report, entitled ‘Mind the Gap 2017-2030’, will reaffirm the company’s ...

12 September 2017

Agency accepts Rookery EfW won’t supply heat

 

The Environment Agency has accepted that the Rookery South energy from waste (EfW) plant proposed for a site in Bedfordshire is too isolated to supply heat to its surrounding area and will only generate electricity. The details ...

11 September 2017

Rivenhall EfW granted Environmental Permit

 

A 595,000 tonnes per year capacity energy from waste (EfW) facility in Essex has been granted an Environmental Permit. Today (11 September), the Environment Agency approved the permit for developers Gent Fairhead & Co Limited ...

11 September 2017

People news round-up (11/09/2017)

 

With news on celebrations at NAWDO marking the 25th anniversary of the association; RDF exporter Andusia appoints a general manager; and a new recruit at East Anglian firm Ellgia. NAWDO Anniversary celebration

11 September 2017

Policies and positivity for LARAC 2017

 

Staying positive in the face of a range of challenges for local authorities is one of the key messages that is expected to influence this year’s discussions at the annual LARAC Conference and Celebration Awards, at Nottingham next month.

 
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