Waste Management Sunday 17 November 2019
15 November 2019

‘RDF tax’ passes first stage of Dutch Parliament

Plans for a €31 per tonne charge on the import of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) for incineration in the Netherlands have passed through the Dutch House of Representatives (Tweede Kamer). However, the Dutch Waste Management ...


With the latest news on issues affecting the waste management sector. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items


15 November 2019

Engineering review leads to Project Beacon delays


EXCLUSIVE: Zero Waste Scotland has said that delays to Project Beacon – which will see three companies form an ‘advanced plastics reprocessing facility’ in Perthshire – are down to an engineering review. A demonstrator ...

14 November 2019

Cornwall drops weekly recycling plans


Cornwall has reversed plans for weekly recycling collections as part of efforts to attract “affordable bids” for its waste and recycling contract. In September councillors were told that the procurement process had been ...

14 November 2019

Election prompts Richmond review of HWRC fees


Richmond council has said that the snap election has allowed it to review the planned £205 per tonne charge for DIY waste at its household waste and recycling centre (HWRC) in Kew. Last month, the council announced it was to roll...

13 November 2019

Trade waste boosts Biffa revenues


Biffa has reported half year results to 27 September 2019 which showed net revenues up by 8.7% to £560 million and underlying operating profit (before exceptional items) up 8.3%. Alongside the numbers issued today (13 November), ...

13 November 2019

AEB works completed ‘ahead of schedule’


All six combustion lines at Amsterdam’s AEB energy from waste plant are now back online, and the facility’s operators have said it will “gradually” reach contracted volumes again soon. The facility, which was commissioned ...

12 November 2019

People news round-up (12/11/19)


With news on:Mick George appoints new CFO; Additions for waste and recycling recruiters; UKWSL expands corporate team; Vanden Recycling appoints business development manager

12 November 2019

‘Investment needed’ for Scottish Circular Economy Bill


Councils need to see more investment from Holyrood ahead of the Scottish government’s Circular Economy Bill, according to the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA). The group has warned that improvements in recycling ...

12 November 2019

Potter Group charges dismissed at Pembroke Dock trial


All charges against Sundorne Products (Llanidloes) Ltd – also known as Potter Group – in relation to its site at Unit 41, Pembroke Dock have been dismissed at trial. Potter Group faced ten charges relating to breaching its ...

12 November 2019

Dutch ‘RDF tax’ faces critical vote


The Netherlands’ House of Representatives will vote this week on its government’s tax plans for 2020, which include a €31 per tonne tax on the import of refuse derived fuel (RDF). The tax could have a big impact on the UK ...

1310 OK Engineering Country Style 234x120 june 2016 FINAL
Upcoming events
bhs max 234 x 120 apr 17 Seligo Sep 18 Sutco side banner 2018 powerday_234x120_2017