In 2009 in the UK a number of things came together which changed the waste management scene like never before. Waste, Yes! Common rubbish became a resource and an opportunity.
Burning garbage. Itâ€™s a topic that has caused much debate among the residents of the region. And while many were hopeful the project would get the stamp of disapproval, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) has given the proposed Energy-from-Waste (EFW) facility a green light. >> The minister granted the projectâ€™s Environmental Assessment (EA) approval early […]
8:39am Tuesday 23rd November 2010 >> AN action group in Hartlebury is calling for a cheaper alternative to a planned incinerator, after Worcestershire County Council revealed it must save up to Â£70 million by 2015. Worcestershire Residents Against Incineration and Landfill (WAIL) was formed in opposition to plans to build a Â£120 million waste processing […]
17 November 2010 Last updated at 16:40 The incinerator would have been built near the centre of Perth Ministers have dismissed an appeal against the refusal of plans for an incinerator near the centre of Perth. Grundon Waste Management had applied to build an incinerator with a 90,000 tonne capacity, but councillors rejected the bid […]
Published on Mon Nov 22 17:34:02 GMT 2010 GOVERNMENT minister and local MP Henry Bellingham is urging Norfolk County Council to suspend the proposed Â£150m-plus waste incinerator scheme at Lynn and to examine safer options. >> In an exclusive interview with Lynn News senior writer Mike Last, the NW Norfolk MP called on the county […]
by DAVID BLACKMORE, senior reporter Tuesday, 23 November, 2010 15:00 PM Controversial plans to build a waste incinerator on the edge of Kingâ€™s Lynn could be halted because of an old land agreement, it emerged last night.Land Registry documents unearthed by campaigners opposed to plans for an â€œenergy from wasteâ€ plant reveal a covenant placed […]
In Cornwall, SITA as the County Council’s PPP Waste Contractor, is now 12 months into their circa. 20 year contract and they are progressing the planning stages to develop an energy recovery centre near St Dennis, in the centre of the county The waste centre will be called the Cornwall Energy Recovery Plant (CERC) and […]
Greenhouse gas emissions produced from Europe’s household waste are set to drop “significantly” by 2020, according to the first study into the net impact of Europe’s waste on climate change. Landfill sites are believed to be responsible for most of Europe’s current greenhouse gas emissions which derive from household waste. However, the report from the […]