Waste Management Thursday 19 October 2017
19 October 2017

N+P to open Subcoal plant on Teeside

Dutch alternative fuel firm N+P Group is set to open its first UK production facility on Teesside. In an announcement today, the company said that the facility, which will produce higher grade SRF/RDF pellets known as “Subcoal...


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19 October 2017

Stewart Davies ‘will remain’ as ESA chairman


Stewart Davies will remain as chairman of the Environmental Services Association (ESA), a spokesperson confirmed this morning (19 October). There was uncertainty surrounding whether Dr Davies would remain as ESA chairman following...

18 October 2017

ESA chairmanship uncertain as Augean chief resigns


The chief executive of hazardous waste treatment firm Augean Plc, Stewart Davies, has this week resigned from his post with immediate effect. The announcement came in a board changes and trading update published on Monday (16 ...

18 October 2017

CIWM president highlights ‘global waste emergency’


 The incoming CIWM president has claimed that there is an ongoing “global waste emergency” in countries across the world, where residents do not have access to adequate waste services. Making his inaugural ...

17 October 2017

NIC concern over carbon emissions from burning plastics


The National Infrastructure Commission has produced a draft document suggesting that waste plastic materials should not be burnt in energy from waste plants because of the carbon emissions caused. Providing the government with "...

17 October 2017

RDF Group publishes code of practice


The Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) Industry Group has published a Code of Practice for the RDF market, which aims to help raise standards in the sector. Written by Eunomia Research and Consulting which is the secretariat to the ...

16 October 2017

Dorset reduces waste costs to £153 per household


The Dorset Waste Partnership has managed to reduce its waste and recycling service costs per household to £153 a year excluding cleansing, the partnership’s director Karyn Punchard has revealed. Speaking at the annual LARAC ...

16 October 2017

WRAP finds ‘limited’ link between charging and fly tipping


A survey by resources charity WRAP has claimed that there is limited evidence to link charging at civic amenity sites with an increase in fly tipping. Sam Kirk, local authority accounts manager, presented the findings of the ...

13 October 2017

P&G unveils plans to recycle used nappies


Consumer goods giant, Procter & Gamble (P&G) this week explained plans to recycle used disposable nappies at sites across Europe. Speaking at the annual LARAC, local authority recycling officers’ conference, Dr Ioannis ...

13 October 2017

Scottish champion at LARAC 2017 Awards


East Ayrshire council’s Douglas Gardiner, was crowned recycling champion at the LARAC Celebration Awards 2017 in Nottingham this week. Mr Gardiner received one of six awards presented at the ceremony, which was ...

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