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Isle of Portland to host UK’s first carbon neutral EfW facility

The directors of Powerfuel Portland - a firm aiming to deliver a proposed Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Portland Port on the Isle of...

Manifesto outlines energy from waste industry opporunities

An updated renewable energy from waste manifesto has been released by Privilege Finance, following a series of monumental changes which have impacted the industry...

Legal challenge to exclusion of waste incinerators from post-Brexit emissions trading scheme

A legal challenge has been issued to the Government’s decision to exclude municipal waste incinerators from the UK Emissions Trading Scheme - the replacement...

Firm cites significant carbon reductions for using energy recovery facilities to treat clinical waste

Resource management firm Veolia is highlighting how significant emissions reductions can be achieved by using energy recovery facilities, ERF, to dispose of the more...

Recovery of ultra-fine metal particles from household and industrial waste: Firm opens largest facility...

Suez has opened what it says is the largest facility in the EU for the extraction and recovery of ultra-fine non-ferrous metal particles from...

UK firm partners with Siemens to advance production of energy-from-waste hybrid boiler

In what seems a major step of recognition for the HERU energy-from-waste domestic heating system - a widely lauded clean technology innovation from the...

Sponsored content: Wind of change blows through EfW emissions

John Whitehurst, UK business manager with minerals and lime producer Lhoist, offers predictions on how new recycling and reuse targets will affect the types...

Northern Ireland waste firm invests £5m in facility to produce fossil fuel alternative for...

Re-Gen Waste has invested £5m in the development of its existing processing facility

A brief history of the International Recycling and Recovery Congress, and what’s happening at...

A long-standing international event that offers perspective on recycling on recovery has shifted its focus in recent years, toward waste to energy, and techniques...
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‘Stop allowing new toxic waste incinerators in London’ Mayor tells ministers

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan called - in late May - for the government to stop permitting the building of 'archaic' polluting waste incinerators as he outined his opposition to a proposed incinerator in Bexley, which is set to raise NOx pollution levels. One of the firms mentioned by the mayor, Cory Riverside Energy, has responded with an account of the situation as they see it, comments which are also included below .

Government funding for project to supply Africa with electricity from waste

An Earth Observation Innovation team from the University of Leicester is collaborating with UK energy-from-waste-biomass firm PyroGenesys and a number of UK and international...

£8.2m contract awarded to build EfW facility in Avonmouth

Engineering firm SES Engineering Services (SES) has been appointed to support the delivery of Viridor’s landmark £252m resource recovery centre in Avonmouth, Bristol, it...

Vision system for biomass boilers becomes available in the UK

Bio-waste handling and processing firm Tidy Planet is bringing to the UK market an Artificial Vision System (AVS) for boilers - described as "the...

Comment: Incineration not the reason for recycling stagnation

With energy-from-waste (EfW) continuing to dominate the headlines, Ruben Maistry, Sales Manager at recycling equipment supplier Stadler Engineering, discusses why incineration can’t be held...

Resource management firm to trial electric Refuse Collection Vehicles

"World first" project will recharge vehicles using green energy derived from waste they collect Resource management company Veolia is to trial innovative electric Refuse...

Shredder investment reduces fuel consumption by 60% at Waste to Energy plant

Construction and commercial waste management specialist Rabbit Waste Management has more than halved the energy required to power its shredding line, resulting in cost...

Plasma treatment gasification method selected for UK waste-to-jet-fuel project

Advanced Plasma Power (APP) has been selected by renewable fuels company Velocys, as the preferred gasification technology provider to support its project to produce...

Smarter options for waste plastic

On the current plastic-waste conundrum facing the UK, one avenue of hope is the development of novel gasification and EfW techniques

Landfilling, rather than incineration, might be best for low grade waste plastics, says recycling...

With levels of waste plastics rising in the UK as a result of China's National Sword scrap import policies, the debate is picking up...

London’s burning: Report calls for slowdown on capital’s incineration dependence

The London Assembly Environment Committee published a report, Waste: Energy from Waste on 15 February, which examines how the city could maximise the benefits...