Waste@Westminster News CHANCELLOR ISSUES PRE-BUDGET REPORT The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling MP, has issued the pre-budget report for 2009, emphasising the Government’s desire not to let the current economic downturn impact on spending on renewable energy and other environmental projects. “Action to achieve environmental goals remains a high priority,” he stated in his […]
Archive | November, 2008
Rubbish dumps set to overflow as waste levels grow National News Home Herald.ie By Kevin Doyle Monday November 17 2008 Ireland country is heading for a major landfill crisis. Within the next two years, almost a third of Ireland’s 35 landfills will be overflowing with rubbish. According to figures from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]
Advantages of BSI PAS 108 Tyre Bales: A New Sustainable Use for a Problem Waste A simple act by WRAP should revolutionise the use of tyre bales in civil engineering and landscape applications, sustainably using this material where otherwise resources would be wasted in their disposal. It will be obvious to our Wastersblog readers that […]
Britain’s paper recycling strategy is under increasing strain after a collapse in waste prices in recent weeks, according to a leading industry organisation. The worst-case scenario is that some material collected for recycling could go to incineration or landfill.
A new Waste Design Guide titled; “Designing Waste Facilities, a key guide to modern design in waste”, has been produced by Enviros Consulting for Defra, in partnership with the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE). This new document is expected to become a key reference document for waste professionals in the UK and […]
CIWM’s Great Waste Survey 2008 gives you the chance to have your say on the industry’s hottest topics. For example, are you one of the 78% so far that see energy from waste as a no-brainer? Or are you in the minority that thinks the new Department for Energy and Climate Change will help clarify […]