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...
A LEADING advisor in land, waste and water has launched a new service to ensure its clients understand their liabilities surrounding on-site waste.

Ashfield Solutions launches new waste advisory service

A LEADING advisor in land, waste and water has launched a new service to ensure its clients understand their liabilities surrounding on-site waste. Landowners...

Lafarge Waste signs up to Spillard Optronics 360

The Waste Business of Lafarge, a world leader in building materials, is to equip its mobile waste plant in the UK with Optronics 360...

Detecting gas hazards in the water and wastewater industries

by Alison Smith, Marketing Director, Crowcon The water and wastewater industries produce many toxic and flammable gases that need to be detected and eliminated. The...

Recession makes waste a great business to be in

Despite the gloom of the recession, it's refreshing to see glimmers of business success. Worcester based, nationally-operating company, Waste Efficiency Ltd, is determined that,...

Augean recruit

Edward Pigg has joined Augean PLC as a director to lead the development of its Waste Network division. He moves from Biffa Waste Services where...

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...
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New look revealed after show success

THE organisers of the Sustainabilitylive! exhibition and conference have declared this year’s event “a resounding success”. Energy, water, land and sustainable business exhibitions were all...