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Why is it so Important that the UK Waste Industry Self Regulates SRF Quality

SRF Quality Rules! The use of refuse derived fuel (RDF) is an important subject due to the energy locked up within it, and it comprises a large component of today’s regulated waste disposal tonnage. Growing quantities of refuse derived fuel are becoming available as more waste processing facilities capable of separating waste materials into the […]

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WRG Announcement Gives Welcome Boost to UK Solid Recovered Fuel Market

It a good news announcement for UK MBT Plants. Global building solutions provider CEMEX is forming a partnership with the Waste Recycling Group (WRG) PLC to produce Climafuel, an renewable fuel known as SRF (Solid Recovered Fuel) derived from waste, for use in cement making at the Rugby cement plant.

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Waste-to-Resources 2009 Conference Very Last Chance to Book!

Yes its your last chance to book Waste-to-Resources 2009! Participants from 37 countries are registered! The 3rd International Symposium on mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT) and automatic / sensor based waste sorting technologies, which is under the auspices of German Minister of Environment Sigmar Gabriel, takes place from the 12th to the 15th of May 2009 […]

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Wiltshire UK Council Approves Hills MBT Plant

23-03-2009 Wiltshire county council has given the go-ahead for Marlborough-based waste management company Hills Group to build a £15 million mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility at Westbury. The county council awarded planning permission last week (March 18) for Hills to develop the 45,000 tonne-a-year capacity plant, which will be known as the Northacre Recovery Centre, […]

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Recent Conferences Feature on Reducing Waste to Landfill

There have been a number of events and conferences that have taken place so far this Autumn in the waste field that have been set up with the key driver of reducing waste sent to landfill. The UK government’s Defra funded New Technology Demonstrator Programme (NTDP) features in many of the events. The NTDP sets […]

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Transfer Stations: Dead, or Alive and Kicking Inside MRFs and MBTs?

Are They Dead, or Alive and Living Under a New Name? 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 is picked up again and compacted into larger vehicles which may carry up to […]

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Forecast Says Emissions From Household Waste Will Fall

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 […]

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