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14 August 2019

Eco agrees wood supply deal for Margam plant

Dorset-based Eco Sustainable Solutions, has agreed to a major contract to supply the Margam Green waste wood plant in South Wales with up to 50,000 tonnes of waste wood per year over five years. Recently completed the 250,000 ...


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27 February 2019

ACP appoints wood sector representative


The Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have announced today (27 February) that John Dye from Scott Pallets has been appointed to represent the wood packaging sector on the ...

18 February 2019

Options set out for packaging waste reform


Full details of the options for a reformed producer responsibility system for packaging waste have been published by the government today (18 February). The details come within one of the four Resources and Waste Strategy ...

6 February 2019

Arla discounts UK for wood-based cartons


Food manufacturer Arla has announced it has become the first company in Finland to use gable-top food cartons made from renewable wood-based paperboard which can be recycled in the waste paper stream. The cartons for milk, yoghurt...

10 January 2019

Seneca to supply Rotherham biomass facility


Seneca Resource Recovery has begun a three-year contract to supply 12,000 tonnes-per-year of waste wood biomass fuel to the Templeborough Biomass Power Plant in Rotherham. North London-based Seneca, which is a part of the ...

21 December 2018

Hazardous waste wood testing – an update


Clarification has emerged about work taking place to aid the classification of waste wood as either hazardous or non-hazardous from construction and demolition sites. Details were published on Monday of an ongoing project to test ...

Wood packaging 21 December 2018

December 2018 news round-up


With news on: Wood packaging recycling targets; personnel changes at Suez, and; plant investments for Mick George and ETM.

20 December 2018

Enva announces Hadfield Wood Recyclers acquisition


Leading wood waste processing business Hadfield Wood Recyclers has been acquired by the services company Enva – the two firms have announced today (20 December). The acquisition sees Enva grow its presence in the UK market – ...

17 December 2018

Research looks at waste wood in construction sector


EXCLUSIVE: A project is underway in the construction sector to test waste wood for any hazardous content. Early findings suggest that some treated wood arising from the demolition of buildings built before 2008 could be hazardous. The testing...

7 December 2018

Wood-waste Fire Prevention Plan guidance released


The Wood Recyclers Association has launched a ‘sector-specific’ Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guide for wood recycling businesses, developed in “close association” with the Environment Agency. It is hoped the guide will ...