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The Waster’s Waste Management and Landfill Blog carries regular postings on News and Technical Developments in UK, and International waste management.

UK – Veolia Environnement to acquire Cleanaway UK

Another major merger has been announced between large waste management companies in the UK. Veolia Environnement has announced the purchase, via its waste management division (Veolia Environmental Services), of Cleanaway Holdings Limited (“Cleanaway UK”) from Brambles Industries Limited and Brambles Industries plc for £595 million (?859 million). With £494 million (?684 million) turnover, Cleanaway UK […]

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A Web Directory for Landfill Gas Extraction Flaring and Energy from Waste

The Landfill Gas Directory provides a unique collection of Landfill Gas, Energy from waste links and articles for professionals, researchers and interested members of the public. Although focussed on United Kingdom. Landfill Gas is a big contributor to greenhouse gases associated with global warming, if not flared and, if possible, utilised. It causes odours and […]

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Late rush for ATEX Directive Compliance in the Waste Management Industry

We are experiencing a late rush for ATEX and DSEAR compliance within the waste industry.  This is surprising as implementation has been phased over more than 5 years, giving plenty of time for industry tp prepare, culminating in final full implementation in only 2 weeks time. We have been advertising our ATEX and DSEAR compliance service […]

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New Article: Building on Landfill and the Problem with Landfill Gas Migration into Buildings

I thought it worthwhile airing the subject of landfill development. There is a lot taking place around the world over increasingly more recent landfills, and there is concern that all the necessary care is being taken to prevent landfill gas migration. The “Waster” thought an article for our independent landfill web site would be useful […]

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