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Toytown Landfill Development Project Officially Scrapped – Tbo.com

TAMPA — An ambitious plan to build a huge shopping, office and housing complex on top of an old landfill in St. Petersburg has been scrapped, the developers acknowledged Tuesday. >> A group called Florida Gateway Development I LLC had proposed buying the Toytown landfill along Interstate 275 from Pinellas County. There, it planned as […]

What Does a Zero Waste Policy Really Mean?

Most of the localities which have signed up to ‘zero waste’ have been consulted, and have adopted a so-called Zero Waste to landfill policy for the future, however, none of the places in question seemed to be planning an increase in waste diversion which would allow zero waste to become a reality.

EU Awareness of Food and Garden Waste Management Benefits Increases

It has emerged that the European Parliament’s environment committee is set to consider a draft report (April 28) drawn up by one of its members that urges the European Commission to develop proposals for a specific bio-waste directive by the end of 2010. Bio-waste management (AD and Composting) has economic benefits which should be utilised EU wide.

Landfill Compactors – Essential Landfill Plant Features and Costs

Landfill compactors can be seen on all landfills, but what features make them so popular, are there any problems with reliability and what about the use of other plant. It’s all here! Visit now!

Welsh Drive to Further Reduce Waste Sent to Landfill

The Welsh Assembly Government has announced a £800,000 package to help reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfills in Wales of which £100,000 to help Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council. In Merthyr Tydfil, the funding will be used for a door-knocking campaign to encourage more households to recycle.
The remainder of the £800,000 is expected to be used to support plastics recycling in Wales and develop “Zero waste places”.

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Derby MSW Gasification Project – Energos Preferred Bidder to UU/Interserve

[box]January 2020 Derby MSW Gasification Project Update: With the Gasification Plant still unable to pass the requirements for an operating certificate to be granted, and no resolution in sight contract termination has been carried out. The unfortunate story unfolds in our added section below the original article reproduced here.[/box] [box]Autumn 2018 Update: Nearly 10 years on […]

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Waste in 2008 a Review of the Year in UK Rubbish

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 the Spanish on fishing quotas!

EU Confirms Landfill is the Last Place You Should Put Waste

Landfill officially a “last resort” option for EU EU environment ministers have officially approved a new framework for waste management across their 27 member countries, including a five-step hierarchy for waste treatment which classes “energy-efficient waste incineration a recovery operation”. The directive also sets new recycling targets. By 2020, EU member states must recycle 50% […]