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South Wales Company has Answer to Recycling Product Manufacture and Landfill Diversion?

From waste to resource: an environmentally friendly solution to a worldwide problem A Welsh company claims that it has developed a process to turn mixed solid waste into a new encapsulated, inert, recycled material with a huge variety of potential applications. It is clear that what’s needed is an energy efficient process that can be […]

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Huge Reduction in UK Hazardous Waste to Landfill

UK Hazardous Waste to Landfill have reduced by 60% - January edition of Envirotech Magazine (Peebles Media). The tonnage of hazardous waste being sent to landfill has plummeted by 60% since 2004, and more of it is being treated and recycled. These are the conclusions drawn by Envirotech Magazine from the latest figures revealed by the Environment Agency. […]

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High Levels of Radioactive Tritium Found in Canadian Landfill

High levels of radioactive tritium found in Pembroke landfill MARTIN MITTELSTAEDT – ENVIRONMENT REPORTER – December 26, 2007 The Ministry of Environment has found elevated levels of radioactive tritium in ground water at the municipal dump serving Pembroke, Ont., and several other nearby Ottawa River valley communities. The dump, the Alice and Fraser Township Landfill, […]

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Union-Tribune: Less Waste More Proof US Economy is Taking a Trashing

Union-Tribune: Practically everyone knows the local housing industry has hit the skids and the nation is flirting with a recession.But they probably don’t realize how those challenges are reflected in recycling bins and landfills. That’s right. The waste stream is providing ton after ton of evidence that the economy is in the dumps. From less […]

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Inert Waste Review

Defra, WAG and the Environment Agency are undertaking a review of the regulation of inert waste. The review aims to develop a more proportionate and risk based approach to inert waste regulation. Specifically the review looks at inert waste exemptions, creation of a level playing field between different activities involving inert waste, inconsistencies within the […]

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Eloquent Speech Against Landfill

Protestor gives Churchillian speech More than 150 angry residents filled a public meeting to protest against controversial plans for a new waste tip on the outskirts of Chorley. A planning application has been submitted to Lancashire County Council by disposal giants Biffa for a new landfill site close to its existing site in Abbey Village. […]

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Landfill Gas Utilisation – US Still Waking Up to LFG Profits and LMOP

In 2007, when we first posted this article about Landfill Gas Utilisation for LFG Profits, we said that the US was still waking up to the potential to make money from collecting and selling landfill gas energy. However, it was not until 10 years later in 2017, that the US government instigated the LMOP programme. LMOP […]

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