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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29 October 2019

Tradebe receives permit for healthcare waste plant


Tradebe has been granted an environmental permit for a waste treatment facility in Bellshill, near Glasgow, which will process nearly 25,000 tonnes of healthcare waste a year. The plant is being developed under a 10-year contract ...

29 October 2019

Veolia hails ‘twice as efficient’ EfW


Energy from waste facilities can be twice as efficient as conventional power plants and could help the UK to avoid an impending ‘energy crisis’. That is the message from recycling and energy giant Veolia which this week (...

28 October 2019

Vehicle news round-up (24/10/19)


With news on; Macpac gets cash injection from Michelin; Grundon expands Bristol fleet; Hambleton introduces electric vehicles, and; Smiths Ltd recycles its fleet.

25 October 2019

N. Ireland hits 50% target 18 months early


Northern Ireland’s councils have exceeded a 50% recycling rate – hitting their 2020 target 18 months early. Data for July 2018 to June 2019 shows that households in the region are recycling and composting more waste than ...

25 October 2019

ISWA Congress in Bilbao 2019


Pay as you throw; the public walking into waste collectors; plastics in the sea; and reducing needs to reduce resource use: all these and more were on the agenda of the latest ISWA Congress, as reported by Jeff Cooper, a former ISWA and CIWM ...

24 October 2019

Mid UK fined £1.2 million over MRF injury


Mid UK Recycling has been fined more than £1.2 million after an employee lost part of his arm in a conveyor belt at one of its Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) in Lincolnshire. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE...

24 October 2019

News in brief (24/10/19)


With news on; BPF creates a sustainable packaging design tool; Record turnover for VWS Software Solutions; Suez invites visitors for Heritage Open Days 2019; LSS launches new ‘big yellow’ website, and; Monmouthshire opens new recycle shop at ...

23 October 2019

Duo chosen by Defra for waste tracking projects


Defra is awarding up to £1 million of funding to two companies developing projects to track waste and help counter illegal waste activity. Sustainability consultancy firm Anthesis and waste analytics company Topolytics have ...

23 October 2019

FCC proposes Allington EfW upgrade


FCC Environment has launched a consultation on proposals to increase the capacity of its Allington energy from waste facility in Kent by 350,000 tonnes a year. The waste management company said it plans to add an extra waste ...

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