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Archive | August, 2006

WRAP forecasts ‘considerable’ rise in food waste collections

(24.08.06) Let’s Recycle News Item: Food waste collection is set to become a significant expansion area for local authorities according to a report from the Waste and Resources Action Programme. And, WRAP says that running such schemes will make it easier to introduce fortnightly collections. Highlighting the importance of the collection of organics to local […]

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Malaysia Closing unsafe 16 landfills will cost RM160m

PUTRAJAYA. MALAYSIA: An estimated RM160 million will be needed to close the 16 landfills nationwide which have been deemed unsafe. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Government had no choice but to spend the amount because the landfills were a danger to health and the environment due to their proximity to […]

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Islands Research Publish Report on Island Waste Management

Island Waste Management: Helen Crabb of the World Island Network has emailed the Waster with details of their new waste management report, which will no doubt be essential reading for those engaged on island waste management. Their release blurb states: … many island nations collaborated to tackle the accelerating problem of waste management. Island governments […]

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Waste Mining will be New Mining Industry for the East Midlands?

Waste Mining: The East Midlands could enjoy a thriving mining industry again, but rather than coal, in the future it will be waste that’s mined. This is ccording to ADAS, the UK’s largest provider of rural and environmental solutions and policy advice, in a recent News release. As the availability of landfill space becomes limited, […]

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Neath Port Talbot can move ahead after court ruling

Neath Port Talbot council is moving forward after what it sees as a “positive step” towards achieving its recycling targets in the wake of a complex court case over a beleaguered recycling and waste facility. The council told letsrecycle.com this week that a High Court ruling on August 11 over the Crymlyn Burrows waste treatment […]

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Attend this great Seminar!

Energy from Waste, Seminar: Preparing for the Future – 5 & 6 September 2006 London

    Attend both days and receive a discounted rate!!! Further discount available for CIWM members. Day 1 – Tuesday 5th September Bankability and Affordability of Waste to Energy Projects Funding Options Requirements of financiers Secrets behind getting EFW projects off the ground  Day 2 – Wednesday 6th September  CHP in relation to Waste Utilisation […]

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Grundon to develop Perth EfW plant (Scotland)

First released: 19/07/2006 Family owned British company Grundon Waste Management Limited is proposing to develop an Energy from Waste (EfW) plant capable of processing in the order of 90,000 tonnes of waste per annum on the site of the Shore Road Transfer Station, currently owned and operated by Holden Environmental Limited.  Permission for the facility, […]

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