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...

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...
CDEnviro

Road sweepings from the Midlands to be recycled

ROAD sweepings from the Midlands are to be recycled rather than sent to landfill following installation of a recycling plant at a SITA UK...

MBT plant progresses on the web

Construction progress on a waste treatment plant can be tracked on a new website. The Northacre Resource Recovery Centre is the home of Wiltshire’s first...

Viridor’s last of seven

VIRIDOR has completed a £25m investment in West Sussex recycling. The revamped East Grinstead site is the final project in a seven-year programme for a...

Straight up for recycling

STRAIGHT plc, the environmental products and services group, has won a new contract from May Gurney for a recycling and waste service for Cheshire...

Waste deal is on the right road

TARMAC, the UK’s biggest road surfacing and maintenance company, has struck a deal with Biffa to manage its waste and recycling services across the...
Tharsus

Raise a glass

AN engineering company claims it is revolutionising the commercial recycling of glass following a five-year contract win. Tharsus has partnered with Scottish recycling business Ekko...

Crime doesn’t pay for owner who rented waste sites

A landowner was ordered to hand over £207,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act for rent payments he received from illegally operated waste sites. Kevin...

Companies in Scotland worry over compliance

SMALL firms are backing the Scottish government’s drive for a ‘zero waste’ society. But they’re worried about the cost of compliance. The Forum of Private...
Reconomy

Waste outed

Reconomy, a broker in outsourced waste management and recycling, has been chosen by the Enterprise Group to handle its waste management procurement processes. The £1...
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