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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 .

‘Stop allowing new toxic waste incinerators in London’ Mayor tells ministers

Sadiq Khan: Another polluting plant ‘the last thing we need’ Capital currently has three incinerators – with two more set to open The Mayor...

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...

Plant in Ghent will be first in Europe to recover non-ferrous metals from bottom...

Water and waste expert Suez has announced a new process to recover non-ferrous metals from bottom ash produced by waste-to-energy plants

The heat is on for AD plants

A few thoughts on the benefits and practicalities of using heat exchangers in wastewater AD, from Matt Hale of thermal technology expert HRS Heat...

Secondary fuels firm wins contract with Hull City Council

Secondary fuels specialist Geminor has secured a contract with Hull City Council to implement an integrated waste processing solution to divert more than 80%...

Trading organic waste in France

French recycling and recovery firm Suez has launched “Organix®”, described as the first digital marketplace for organic waste. The platform aims to connect producers...

Gas engine servicing deal

German waste-to-energy specialist ETW Energietechnik has appointed CooperOstlund as its UK service partner. The agreement will see the latter provide gas engine servicing and...

Mapping a possible future direction for domestic waste

Nik Spencer, founder of HERU, the firm behind "the world's first energy-from-waste hybrid boiler" shares his vision for the technology When it comes to waste,...

EfW trade groups offer reaction to first draft waste incineration BREFs

A joint press release from three important trade organisations in the energy-from-waste sector offers a reaction to the first draft (D1) of the reference...

Lakeside EfW’s zero-waste-to-landfill status attributed to patented technology

A seemingly pioneering arrangement between Carbon8 Aggregates and the Lakeside Energy from Waste (EfW) facility at Colnbrook in Berkshire has seen the latter achieve...

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