Saturday, January 22, 2022
Billinghurst

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...
Lostallo

Landfill lining on a steep slope

SHOWCASING its abilities to work in steep and difficult conditions, WALO UK recently completed a project to produce a lining system at a 30,000m2...
Enso International

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...
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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...
Landfill

Binding heavy metals: exploring the options

A recent trial carried out at a landfill site in the South West of England addressed the problem of how to remove a number...
The Ness clean-up is believed to be the single largest remediation project in Scotland

Toxic coast clean-up concludes

ABERDEEN City Council has completed a four year long, £16million environmental project to clean-up and restore the former Ness landfill site in Aberdeen.

Nuclear waste sent to landfill

WRONGLY labelled bags of radioactive waste were sent to a landfill site, earning the company that owns the Sellafield nuclear plant a £700,000 fine. The...
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...

It‘s a hard life

It’s not getting any easier for the nation’s landfill operators or the companies who rely on them for income. A combination of tax increases, alternative...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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 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...
Landfill

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...

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...

Plastic option causing concern

THE British Plastics Federation has hit out at Defra’s preferred option to reduce the amount of plastic packaging going to landfill. The federation confirmed it...