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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 firm

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 over what to do with …

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 ash, says firm

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

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 Exchangers …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Energy recovery specialist wins contract to export up to 170,000 tonnes of waste

Energy recovery specialist Geminor has secured the contract to handle up to 170,000 tonnes of refined refuse-derived fuel (RDF) from Powerday, a provider of …

Domestic energy-from-waste unit wins Government funding

A seemingly ground-breaking energy-from-waste domestic heating system has been awarded support from the Government’s Innovate Energy Game Changer fund, …

Domestic energy-from-waste unit wins Government funding

A seemingly ground-breaking energy-from-waste domestic heating system has been awarded support from the Government’s Innovate Energy Game Changer fund, …

New ‘Green’ waste site applications down 20% in a year as local authority spending cuts hit, says law firm

The number of planning applications to build new environmentally-friendly waste management sites has dropped by 20% in a year, to 189 in 2015/16 from 237 in …

Energy from Waste Conference 2017 speaker line up and programme unveiled

Full agenda includes: Brexit keynote, one-to-one meetings, site visits, international case studies, technology debates, practical workshops, networking dinner …

GIB invests £28m in Edinburgh EfW plant

UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) has today committed £28m of debt finance to a new £142m energy-from-waste (EfW) plant at Millerhill in Midlothian, near …

Proprietary push floor technology selected for UK waste-to-energy gasification plant

Bouygues Energies & Services, the company responsible for the engineering and construction of the UK’s largest waste-to-energy gasification plant …

New process supports APC residue disposal

A growth in the use of waste to energy plants has made the treatment of the resultant waste a growing priority. Cleansing Services Group (CSG) has in recent …

Flue gas system improves treatment of gas from incinerators, says supplier

Lührfilter has recently commissioned a flue gas treatment system for Mastermelt Refining Services, based in Derbyshire. The system currently treats the flue …

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