Energos Appointed Preferred Bidder to Derby Gasification Project 26-01-2009 Gasification specialists Energos have been appointed to provide the technology for a multi-million pound waste treatment facility being built in Derby. The company, which is part of Manchester-based renewable energy firm ENER-G, will help to develop a 140,000 tonne-a-year gasification facility on Sinfin Lane in Derby […]
Archive | January, 2009
The National Audit Office has reported that the English local authorities are too slow awarding PFI contracts for England to achieve the ordered 50% organic waste diversion away from landfill by 2013. This article explains this and why the situation may be getting worse due to the credit crunch.
After an aircraft landed, amazingly without loss of life, in the Hudson River last week at least one landfill operator close to a flight path has announced additional bird control measures. Read this article about the operators of a Newfoundland landfill who are launching an assault on the area’s large seagull population to help reduce […]
Reduced landfill saves council £2.1m MRW – Claire Churchard, 08 Jan 2009 Cheshire County Council has saved £2.1 million by reducing the waste it sends to landfill. The council has been able to free-up the cash due to a forecast 20 per cent reduction in landfill use, equalling about 50,000 tonnes. “There has been a […]
A summary of the year in blogging at the Wastersblog. The Waster says what he thinks about EU Legislation, the recession in recycling which has produced the recycling cost scandal, and the wisdom of the UK in signing up as it did to the Landfill Directive reluctantly and only in exchange for a deal with […]