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WRA urges Defra rethink over wood packaging targets

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has called for Defra to keep packaging recycling targets for wood at a ‘high’ level, following proposals for targets up to 2030. The call formed a part of the WRA’s response to Defra...

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24 June 2019

Margam Green wood waste plant now operational

 

The Margam Green waste wood-fuelled biomass plant in South Wales has entered commercial operation.   The 250,000 tonnes-per-year capacity plant will be supplied in full by Stobart Energy using Grade-C waste wood sourced from ...

31 May 2019

Gove hears panel board concern over biomass subsidy

 

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has heard concerns over the impact of renewable energy subsidies for biomass fuel on the availability of feedstock for the panel board industry. This comes as figures published this week have ...

30 May 2019

Biomass demand for waste wood soars in 2018

 

The amount of processed waste wood in the UK being used in the biomass sector jumped by 24% to 2.1 million tonnes in 2018.  But, less waste wood is arising overall with total volumes falling by 500,000 tonnes last year to 4.5 million tonnes...

29 May 2019

Stobart Energy reports rise in earnings

 

The biomass division of the Stobart Group – Stobart Energy – has reported a 60% rise in its earnings in the year to February 2019 to £19 million, a preliminary statement published today (29 May) suggest. This came despite the...

17 May 2019

Jail sentences and charges over illegal waste wood site

 

Jail sentences and charges have been imposed at Cambridge Crown Court for illegal activities at a wood recycling site near St Neots, Cambridgeshire. The case, brought by the Environment Agency, saw one man, James Mervyn ...

8 April 2019

CRJ Services fully integrates Matpro Machinery

 

Following what the companies have described as “a successful period of partnership”, CRJ Services and Matpro Machinery have announced the full amalgamation of the two companies into a single brand. From the start of the month...

26 March 2019

Cheshire waste wood gasification facility ‘fully operational’

 

The 170,000 tonnes-per-year capacity ‘Ince Bio Power’ waste wood gasification facility in Cheshire is now fully operational, developer Bioenergy Infrastructure Group (BIG) announced today (26 March). Ince Bio Power forms part ...

20 March 2019

See recycling equipment demos at Letsrecycle Live

 

Details of some of the live recycling equipment demonstrations to feature at the inaugural Letsrecycle Live trade event have been released, with the event now just over two months away. The

11 March 2019

Plans outlined for Cheshire gasification plant

 

A waste gasification facility with the capacity to process up to 175,000 tonnes of waste wood and refuse derived fuel is under development at the Protos energy hub near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire. Output from the plant would be ...