We have devoted this page to providing a list of materials recovery facilities in England. Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are also often referred to as Recycling Centres, Waste Processing Sites, Household Waste Facilities, Waste Pre-Treatment Centres, Materials Facilities etc. Their purpose is to remove as much waste as possible, for recycling. They are in effect, pre-treatment centres […]
SITA UK has unveiled plans to build an Energy-from-Waste facility on the outskirts of Bristol with the capacity to treat up to 400,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial residual waste a year.
The Waster is often asked for a list of UK MRFs so the announcement made in our article below should, at the very least have provided a UK municipal MRF search tool with a list of addresses and operator names. This is a glaring gap in the available information on these plants in Britain. Scroll […]
Advantages of BSI PAS 108 Tyre Bales: A New Sustainable Use for a Problem Waste A simple act by WRAP should revolutionise the use of tyre bales in civil engineering and landscape applications, sustainably using this material where otherwise resources would be wasted in their disposal. It will be obvious to our Wastersblog waste management […]
Britain’s paper recycling strategy is under increasing strain after a collapse in waste prices in recent weeks, according to a leading industry organisation. The worst-case scenario is that some material collected for recycling could go to incineration or landfill.
Here is our list of List of Top Waste Contractors UK operating in the United Kingdom. The New Civil engineer Magazine, which is the weekly news magazine of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineers, provides through eMapInform an annual contractor listing and ranking report across all civil engineering construction disciplines. This years edition provides the […]
Recycling Danes show way by laying waste to landfill issue By Angela Gregory, New Zealand Herald New Zealand could learn lessons from Denmark, a country with a similar-sized population that has cut its landfills by more than 1000 in the past 30 years, says a visiting waste management expert. Peter Heydorn, a Danish environmental engineer, […]
Transfer Stations – Are They Dead, or are they Alive and Living Under a New Name? Yes! Read on to find our where! Waste Transfer Stations are in reality just conveniently situated depots where refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) discharge their loads to avoid collection vehicles travelling uneconomic and unnecessary distances to distant landfills. The waste […]