Saturday, November 26, 2022

Scanning software prevents scanners going to landfill

VueScan, a firm claiming to offer the world's most widely used scanning software, says it has prevented over 412,500 scanners from going to landfill...

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...
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GPS-enabled device assists landfill monitoring

ENVIRONMENTAL monitoring specialist Enitial has worked with Viridor to develop a new PDA-based device. The enidata device has modules for monitoring groundwater, surface water,...

Site sniffer will warn of odours

AN ‘electronic nose’ could give advance warning to landfill operators of unacceptable odours becoming a problem. Now available in the UK, the technology can...

Brighton firm to develop new landfill methane emission monitoring intelligence platform

Environmental sector ICT specialist Recycle2Trade has signed up to the national SPRINT (SPace Research and Innovation Network for Technology) business support programme, which...

Future proof

Biogas analysis requirements are changing and ‘designed-in’ future proofing in gas analysers helps users keep up. It means they can quickly and easily upgrade...

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...
Austria, Germany and Belgium are recycling the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. But the UK and Ireland are chasing hard.

Catch up time for British Isles

Austria, Germany and Belgium are recycling the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. But the UK and Ireland are chasing hard. THOSE...

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...

Landfill fine after ‘offensive’ smells

A landfill site operator has been fined £10,500 for failing to stop offensive odours being detected off site on 17 separate occasions and prompting...

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...

Resilient lining system installed at Westmill

Hydraulic asphalt specialist Walo UK has completed lining another cell with Dense Asphaltic Concrete (DAC) at Westmill Landfill site near Ware in Hertfordshire. This...
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Hazards legislation to tighten

Expert urges under-prepared landfill site operators to act now over fuel re-categorisation THOUSANDS of waste landfill site operators are being urged to act now over...

SEPA figures show recovering recycling rate in Scotland

Statistics published on 27 September by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) reveal some of the impact of COVID-19 polcies on recycling. The figures...
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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...

It’s all about the timing says Defra

DEFRA has conceded that the time is not right to ban wood waste from landfill. Backing its stance, it said the amount of material...
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Zero waste progress for food and drink

Food and drink manufacturers have reduced the waste they send to landfill by two thirds, according to the latest survey from the Food and...

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...

Swiss are on a roll

NEW technology from Switzerland designed to remove the need for landfill was unveiled at the RWM show. The new method for recovering a greater proportion...

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...