Monday, December 5, 2022
Cups and food containers employing bio-plastics can be compostable, such as Huhtamaki's BioWare range.

Breaking it down: compostable product packaging

Envirotec looks at the latest progress MORE and more product packaging is being recycled each year but a lot of it still goes to landfill,...
A Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) incinerator

Reducing toxic emissions from waste incineration power plants

AIR pollution control technology for waste incineration is available from Lührfilter. Domestic and municipal waste that might otherwise have gone to landfill can now be...
M Squared chief executive Dr Graeme Malcolm

Alliance to improve waste gas monitoring

SCOTTISH technology company M Squared Lasers has launched a research partnership with the Glasgow hub of the world’s largest applied research body, the Fraunhofer...

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...
Faun Zoeller, one of Europe’s largest waste management systems manufacturers, is targeting the market with RCVs capable of picking up different types of waste on the same round.

Local authorities are getting all mixed up

Faun Zoeller, one of Europe’s largest waste management systems manufacturers, is targeting the market with RCVs capable of picking up different types of waste...
Eurocell

A window on recycling bid

A track record of leadership in sustainable manufacturing has helped Eurocell secure a place in the finals of an awards scheme. The company has been...

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...
An RDF incinerator is typical of the push to find new technology.

Incineration is the burning issue

Although the volumes of landfill waste have been reduced in recent years through recycling, millions of tonnes of waste are not suitable for recycling...

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....
Sustainability Live

The countdown continues

Made up of three shows – NEMEX energy Live, IWEX water Live and EfW EXPO energy from waste Live – the event will roll...
The plant will be built at an established rail-linked site in East Lothian.

Viridor all set

CONSTRUCTION of a £200m energy from waste (EfW) facility in Scotland is expected to begin in 2013 after Viridor won permission to normalise waste...

Plastics target worries CIWM

THE Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed new packaging recycling targets for 2013-2017 but acknowledges the possible impact of export markets conditions...

England sets a new record

FOR the first time since records began England is reusing more waste than it sends to landfill. New figures from Defra reveal that not only...

Milton Keynes aims for zero

MILTON Keynes Council is to divert 50,000 tonnes of household waste from landfill and into recycling and energy recovery from 2013. A new waste...
(From left) Clayton Sullivan-Webb of category sponsor Grundon, Jennifer Selby of GE Healthcare and Hilary Devey.

Making progress

GE Healthcare won praise for its green credentials recently when it became the first company to be presented with a new environmental award. The...
LOCHHEAD: “Councils have made huge progress.”

Scotland ups cash to help councils achieve targets

AN extra £1.2m worth of funding has been earmarked to help councils in Scotland reach the 50% recycling target set for the end of...

No frontiers

Increasing amounts of waste are moving across EU borders for recovery or disposal. SHIPMENTS are not just travelling between EU countries but outside those borders...