Saturday, November 26, 2022

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...

Veolia and the RSPB celebrate “landfill facelift” and biodiversity work in Essex

Work with the RSPB continues to promote local biodiversity across Pitsea Landfill site in Essex, says Veolia. Equivalent in size to approximately 450 international football...

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...

How big is the toxic gas risk from old landill sites?

THE risk from toxic landfill sites is difficult to judge, and the case of 7-year old Zane Gbangbola may illustrate why. Zane died in...
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...

Single instrument solution for monitoring landfill gas collection

The Landtec GEM5000 series from QED Environmental Systems is designed to monitor landfill gas collection and control systems (GCCS). Equipped to sample and analyze...
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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...

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...
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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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

Whale laid to rest at Canterbury landfill site

Last week (19 October) Viridor’s Shelford Landfill site in Canterbury started the process of laying to rest a 36 foot (11metre) juvenile fin whale...

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...

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...
GA5000

Ground gas analysis without the capex

THE CIRIA-compliant GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser can now be leased from Geotech, providing a useful solution for consultants carrying out...

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...

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...
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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...