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 ...

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11 November 2019

Waste industry hit by flood disruption

 

Flooding across the UK this weekend has caused disruption to a number of waste and recycling services. Most of the disruption has affected the north of England, particularly Yorkshire where flooding was caused by the River Don...

11 November 2019

WIDP programme ‘moving to new phase’

 

The government’s long running Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme (WIDP) is moving to a new phase after helping to deliver the ‘vast majority’ of infrastructure under the progamme. Established by Defra in 2006, WIDP was ...

8 November 2019

CIWM announces ‘streamlined’ trustee board

 

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has announced the appointment of a new trustee board which has been “significantly reduced to streamline and improve responsiveness”. The board will be in post with effect ...

7 November 2019

Renewi’s UK revenue drops amid RDF tax warnings

 

Renewi’s UK revenue has fallen in the past six months as the company’s half year results warn of “potential future risks” from Brexit and the Dutch incinerator tax. And, today’s (07 November) half year results –which ...

7 November 2019

Cheshire West and Chester backs Protos gasifier

 

Cheshire West and Chester council has unanimously approved plans for a 175,000 tonne-per-year capacity gasification plant at Protos, near Ellesmere Port. The facility is being developed by Progressive Energy and will look to ...

6 November 2019

Appeal over Blaydon Quarry permit rejection

 

Octagon Green Solutions has appealed the Environment Agency’s decision to reject its bid to transfer the permit of the Blaydon Quarry landfill site. This comes after the company applied in March 2019 to transfer the landfill ...

5 November 2019

Bryson Recycling wins arc21 extension

 

Bryson Recycling has won a three-year deal worth £12.6 million to continue processing dry recyclables from six councils in Northern Ireland. The contract was procured by arc21, the umbrella waste management group for local ...

5 November 2019

Equipment news round-up (5/11/19)

 

With news on; CRJ Services celebrates 20 years of machinery hire; TOMRA open Leicester ‘centre for excellence’; Warwick Ward win awards at dealer conference, and; Pellenc ST launches compact sorting machine.

4 November 2019

Viridor signs ‘landfill gas to transport fuel’ deal

 

Viridor has signed an agreement with a Dutch technology firm to deliver a ‘gas clean-up system’ which will turn landfill gas into transport fuels. The deal with CarbonOrO – described by Viridor as a “£2million innovation ...

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