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Battery enables landfill gas to balance with the gas grid

Flexible energy generation specialist Ylem Energy has installed the UK’s very first 1MW battery energy storage system alongside an existing landfill-gas generator to enable the site to participate in the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism .

Thermal ammonia removal facility treats leachate from largest landfill in Hong Kong

The Organics Group, a UK and Thailand based wastewater treatment specialist, has recently completed the turnkey design, manufacture and installation of its latest HK$...

Data shows less going to landfill

LATEST estimates of local authority collected waste generation and management for England and the regions reveal that the tonnage being sent to landfill by...

EU Waste Shipment Regulation should not incentivise landfills capacity

A trade group comprising European suppliers of waste-to-energy technology, ESWET, has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal to revise the waste shipment regulation to reduce...

Wiltshire landfill site accepts its last waste

Calne landfill site in Wiltshire accepted it’s last load of waste on 15 April. The site has offered a safe and essential waste disposal...
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Lagging on landfill

THE UK has been praised for “drastically reducing” the amount of municipal waste it sends to landfill. But it still lags behind the top...

Landfill gas group launched by REA

In response to demand from its members, the REA has set up a group to cater for the landfill gas sector, it was announced...

Fit for purpose

PART II A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 sets the minimum standard for contamination when land is redeveloped. As a minimum, sites must...

SEPA household waste statistics 2019 highlight positive trends on recycling, carbon emissions and reduced...

Carbon impact of waste down 1.1 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent from 2011 Less than 1 million tonnes of household waste sent to...

Landfill and recycling both down, and incineration on the up: Scotland waste summary 2020...

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) published statistics on 7 December detailing household waste collected across all local authorities during 2020, as well as...

Landfill methane detector avoids false readings and cross-gassing effects

A new methane detector is said to be ideal for landfill surface emissions monitoring (SEM). The LANDTEC SEM5000 methane (CH4) detector from Q.E.D. Environmental...

New flaring technology extends lifespan of ageing landfill gas sites

Landfill support firm Biogas Technology has demonstrated a successful new low-calorific flaring solution to manage diminishing methane gas emissions on closed landfill sites. ...
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Lab aids leachate disposal

WASTEWATER treatment specialist Enso International recently completed the installation of a plant to deal with the leachate from a landfill site, work that was...
The company was found to have breached compliance with its required leachate levels.

SITA fined for landfill permit breach

A £110k fine was handed to recycling and resource management firm SITA UK on 13 January after it breached the conditions of its environmental...
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SITA sites to become solar farms

NATIONAL recycling and waste management firm, SITA UK, and Somerset-based British Solar Renewables (BSR) have agreed a deal that could see a number of...
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Sponsored Content: Out with the old leachate removal solutions

Leachate Solutions has introduced what it describes as a more up to date alternative process for the removal of dissolved methane and CO2 from water and leachate.

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...

Student dissertation adds detail to landfill mining feasibility

Decontamination of landfills and open dumpsites could prove profitable, both financially and for the environment, as many researchers and waste experts are beginning to...

Gates continuing to close at landfill sites

RESEARCH has identified 130 landfill sites that have closed since 2008 as the country continues to reduce the volumes it sends for traditional disposal....

Cash calculator can cut costs on construction sites

WASTE processing expert and equipment supplier Worsley Plant has been showing customers affected by recent HMRC guidance how to save cash. Its new savings calculator...