Energy Wednesday 24 April 2019
24 April 2019

Scotland ‘failing in landfill ban preparation’

Local authorities and commercial waste operators in Scotland have failed to make adequate preparations for the upcoming landfill ban, a report to the Scottish Government has said. And, the Eunomia report commissioned by the ...


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News in Brief (20/07/2018)


With news on: UKCM's 20th year anniversary; Grundon's Recycle Bicycle initiative; M&M Waste Solutions on its Maylarch acquisition; Exxonmobile's oil deal; and Veolia's London Pride clean-up.

20 July 2018

Plans emerge for two Welsh residual waste plants


EXCLUSIVE: Plans for two separate Welsh facilities to manage residual waste have come to fruition this week, at opposite ends of the country. Flintshire county council has provisionally granted permission for a mechanical ...

20 July 2018

Wiltshire rejects Hills’ ATT revisions


Wiltshire council has rejected proposals submitted by Northacre Renewable Energy, a subsidiary of Hills Waste Management, to build an advanced thermal treatment (ATT) facility in Westbury. Hills has responded by saying it is “in...

17 July 2018

Waste sector reacts to UKWIN’s emissions report


In response to a report today from the UK Without Incineration Network (UKWIN), which said that certain emissions from energy from waste plants are not being reported, the Environmental Services Association (ESA) and Viridor have released a ...

17 July 2018

Government accused of ‘turning blind eye’ to EfW emissions


VIDEO REPORT: The government has been accused of turning a blind eye to a “loophole” which means that operators of waste incinerators don’t have to report certain types of emissions. The accusation was made by the UK ...

16 July 2018

Greens call for moratorium on EFW plants


The UK will be burning more waste than it recycles inside the next year, a report by the Green Party has suggested. As a result of the findings, according to the Green Party, the government should immediately bring in a moratorium...

16 July 2018

Viridor releases update on Sutton ERF


Viridor has released an update on its  energy recovery facility (ERF) in Beddington, Sutton, explaining that the £205 million plant is “expected to become operational in autumn 2018”. The site, which will process 275,000...

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Biffa asks EA to increase Newhurst EfW capacity


Biffa has applied to the Environment Agency to vary the environmental permit it was granted for its proposed Newhurst Quarry energy recovery facility in 2011, to allow for an extra 50,000 tonnes a year in capacity. The company say...

5 July 2018

Concerns over RDF exports following Twence fire


A large fire which broke out at a site operated by Twence in the Netherlands has been extinguished but has brought to light concerns about exports of waste from the UK. The fire broke out in Hengelo on Saturday morning (30 June...

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