News Monday 22 July 2019
19 July 2019

Lincolnshire councils consider twin-stream trial

Councils in Lincolnshire are considering a trial of twin-stream recycling which would see paper and card collected separately from other commingled recyclable materials. Selected households in the areas covered by Boston borough council, North Kesteven district council and South Holland district council are set to take part ...

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15 July 2019

A packaging compliance fee – creating a mechanism to please all


OPINION: With increased debate about the achievability of packaging targets, Robbie Staniforth, head of policy at Ecosurety, argues that the government can play an enhanced role in ensuring a compliance fee is only used when and where it is ...

15 July 2019

Lostock EfW granted permit variation


Ministers have approved a proposal to amend the power output of the proposed 600,000 tonnes-per-year capacity EfW plant in Lostock, Cheshire. The plant is being developed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and FCC ...

12 July 2019

AO hits millionth recycled fridge milestone


AO Recycling, part of the retail group, has celebrated the recycling of the millionth fridge at its specialist fridge recycling facility in Telford. At an event held at the plant yesterday (July 11), Telford council’s ...

12 July 2019

Viridor Beddington blaze fully extinguished


A fire which took place yesterday at a waste transfer station at Viridor’s Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Beddington, south London, has now been fully extinguished. Fire crews left the scene at 20:00 yesterday (July 11) and ...

12 July 2019

People news round-up (12/07/2019)


With news on: Phil Morton named global WEEE ambassador; HSE appoints chief executive; Vanden brings in business development manager, and; global changes at Doosan.

12 July 2019

Kemsley CHP granted development consent


Development consent has been granted for a combined heat and power (CHP) plant at the Kemsley paper mill in Kent, operated by DS Smith. The new CHP – known as K4 – has been developed in partnership with E.ON and will include a...

11 July 2019

Fire crews attend Viridor’s Beddington facility


A fire has broken out in a waste transfer station at Viridor’s Energy from Waste (EfW) plant in Beddington, south London this morning (11 July). According to the London Fire Brigade four fire engines and around 25 firefighters ...

11 July 2019

Harness climate action, Resource Association lecture hears


Using existing recycling systems to capture public interest dominated the discussion at the Resource Association’s summer lecture, awards and reception. The annual event this year featured two lectures, delivered by Iain Gulland...

11 July 2019

Shake-up for East Hampshire waste contracts


East Hampshire district council will end its waste agreement with Winchester city council this summer and begin a new partnership with Havant borough council. The waste agreement between East Hampshire and Winchester will end on ...

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