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CIWM Welsh Centre Tour of German Waste Facilities

Waste Facility Study Tour including anaerobic digestion facilities: The following tour is being offered to Chartered Institute of Waste Management (CIWM) Members. There may be some spaces available for non-members. More information: There is a planned study tour in Germany (Siegen) from Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 October 2006. Return from Birmingham £250 pounds all […]

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Grain site to become £8 million composting facility

Composting (25.08.06) An £8 million composting plant capable of meeting local recycling targets “overnight” is to be built from an old grain processing site in North Yorkshire. Selby-based company Mytum & Selby Waste Recycling announced this week that it is turning the site near Selby – which has the “ideal” infrastructure for in-vessel composting – […]

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Waste Mining will be New Mining Industry for the East Midlands?

Waste Mining: The East Midlands could enjoy a thriving mining industry again, but rather than coal, in the future it will be waste that’s mined. This is ccording to ADAS, the UK’s largest provider of rural and environmental solutions and policy advice, in a recent News release. As the availability of landfill space becomes limited, […]

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Neath Port Talbot can move ahead after court ruling

Neath Port Talbot council is moving forward after what it sees as a “positive step” towards achieving its recycling targets in the wake of a complex court case over a beleaguered recycling and waste facility. The council told letsrecycle.com this week that a High Court ruling on August 11 over the Crymlyn Burrows waste treatment […]

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UK Environment Agency Announces New plan to encourage a better, ‘greener’ waste management industry

A new initiative to encourage the waste management industry including landfill operators and waste treatment plants to improve their environmental performance has been announced today (8 August 2006) by the UK Environment Agency. The plan sets out the environmental and wider impacts of the waste management sector and identifies ten objectives for the industry and […]

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SITA reveals plan for Northumberland MRF

Plans have been announced for a new materials recycling facility and waste transfer station in Northumberland. Waste management company SITA said the new facility at the West Sleekburn Industrial Estate, between Ashington and Blyth, will be needed to support its forthcoming PFI waste contract with the county.  It is critical for Northumberland to put the […]

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