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31 January 2019

‘Mechanical challenges’ delay Ørsted bioliquid plant

A “first of its kind” plant designed to treat residual waste using enzymes is expected to be fully operational ‘in the first half of 2019’, after a series of delays relating to equipment used in the facility.  The company...

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8 February 2019

EfW boost as councils mark shift away from landfill

 

Two councils this week have announced steps forward in a shift away from sending waste to landfill –  in what has been described as a ‘historic milestone’ by both authorities. Devon county council has announced it will ...

4 February 2019

No-deal Brexit waste concerns surface

 

Contingency plans to deal with “putrefying stockpiles” of rubbish in the event of a no-deal Brexit were highlighted in a national newspaper on Saturday. The Guardian noted that officials are preparing for possible incidents of...

30 January 2019

News in brief (30/01/2019)

 

With news on: Edmonton EfW supplies electricity for data-centre; Environment Secretary goes back to school; James Cropper receives #LeedsByExample cups; Jones Bros continues Suez landfill work; Biffa and Birmingham City team up for schools ...

30 January 2019

Gove details ‘no-deal’ Brexit waste planning

 

Some waste sites may be allowed to temporarily exceed their permitted storage tonnages in the event that movements of material are disrupted by a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said. This was among ...

29 January 2019

Haulage firm fined £510,000 for illegal RDF storage

 

A Hertfordshire-based waste haulage business has been fined £510,000 for “illegally storing thousands of tonnes” of baled RDF at a site on the Hertfordshire-Cambridgeshire border. Winters Haulage Limited – which is now in ...

28 January 2019

Group files court claim over Gloucestershire EfW contract

 

A community group opposed to the 190,000 tonnes-per-year capacity Javelin Park energy from waste facility in Gloucestershire, has filed a High Court claim over the award of a contract relating to the facility. Community R4C ...

24 January 2019

Industry leaders seek Sector Deal for Resources

 

EXCLUSIVE: Senior figures in the UK’s waste and resources sector are leading efforts to draw up a ‘Sector Deal’ for resources to leverage government support for innovation and investment in the industry. The work is being ...

22 January 2019

Work begins on new Edmonton EfW facility

 

Construction of the huge North London Heat and Power Project (NLHPP) began today with initial works on the facility taking place. The new plant will replace the decades-old 500,000 tonne energy-from-waste facility in Edmonton...

21 January 2019

Construction of Millerhill EfW ‘ahead of schedule’

 

FCC Environment has announced that completion of its £142 million Energy from Waste (EfW) facility in Millerhill, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, is “ahead of schedule”, with commissioning activities now at an advanced stage.