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28 May 2020

Residual waste processed at EfW plants jumps 9.9%

The tonnage of residual waste processed at energy from waste (EfW) plants in the UK increased by 9.9% from 2018 to 2019, according to a report released by consultancy firm Tolvik. In its annual report on EfW statistics from the UK...


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14 May 2020

News in brief (14/05/20)


With news on: Bmi announces smart trailer; Bunting launches ElectroStatic Separator; Tana releases landfill compactor models; Yotta’s waste solution rolled out in Netherlands

12 May 2020

News in brief (12/05/20)


With news on: NLWA asks residents to think before using HWRCs; CCEP publishes 2019 sustainability report; Turmec launches mobile eddy current separator; and, Biffa reports leap in excess waste collections.

17 April 2020

News in brief (17/04/20)


With news on: Black plastic usage falling, study finds, Liebherr releases new wheel loader,LVF Teams up with OSO to recycle polythene,Database to measure impact of reusing IT

9 April 2020

Serco’s new Richmond contract hit by vehicle woes


Recycling and waste went uncollected from several Richmond council streets last week because services provider Serco suffered problems with some of its hire fleet of refuse collection vehicles (RCVs). Serco started collecting ...

7 April 2020

Recycling Technologies temporarily closes Swindon plant


Swindon-based company Recycling Technologies has announced that in light of the coronavirus pandemic it is to close its demonstration-scale plant at its Cheney Manor site temporarily. The company says that, during the plant’s ...

7 April 2020

Stericycle submits plans for Telford plant


Clinical waste specialist Stericycle has applied for a permit to develop a healthcare waste treatment plant and transfer station at Stafford Park in Telford. With the capacity to treat 17,500 tonnes of hazardous waste and 7,300 ...

6 April 2020

Edinburgh reduces RCV crew size


The number of crew members allowed in the cabs of refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) is to be reduced from three to two in Edinburgh during the coronavirus pandemic. Other local authorities across the UK, including Derby (see below) are also ...

1 April 2020

Wheelabrator plans West Midlands EfW


UK investment and asset management company Low Carbon has announced plans to build a 

19 March 2020

JCB halts UK manufacturing


JCB has halted production at all of its UK manufacturing plants as a result of disruption from the coronavirus pandemic. This will be effective until the end of next week at its manufacturing plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire ...