Wood Tuesday 19 November 2019
7 October 2019

BIG Group opens waste wood gasification plant

The Bioenergy Infrastructure (BIG) Group has officially opened its 170,000 tonne per year capacity waste wood gasification plant in Ince, Cheshire. However, the plant – handed over to BIG last year before becoming fully ...


With the latest news on issues affecting the wood recycling and reprocessing sector. Alternatively, you can use the News Archive below to find more items.


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 ...

7 March 2019

Geminor acquires Norwegian biofuel business


Waste fuels specialist, Geminor, has acquired Norwegian biofuel producer Bøn Biobrensel AS. According to the firm, the move strengthens its position in the Nordic secondary fuels market. Geminor chief ...

6 March 2019

2018 packaging targets met, but ‘challenge ahead’


Packaging experts have welcomed the news that recycling targets for 2018 look to have been met, but have warned that 2019 targets could be more challenging. The comments come following the release of the 2018 Q4 packaging data, ...

4 March 2019

News in brief (04/03/2019)


With news on: Mersey charity spreads recycling message; Suez and Anthesis launch legislation ‘calculator’; Powys issues reminder over waste collections, and; WRA chair bags award.

28 February 2019

Vehicle and equipment round-up (28/02/2019)


With news on: Eco Sustainable installs Untha shredder at Parley site; Tudor Griffiths bags Blue machine; Restore Datashred adds MDX-3 to vehicle fleet; and, A&A Elphinstone acquires Doosan and Bobcat excavators.

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 ...

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