The misconceptions among consumers of what terms like renewable, bio-based and biodegradable mean pose challenges for companies putting labels on their products and their packaging.
SEPA has announced that plasterboard that meets BSI PAS109:2008 won’t count as waste. This is very encouraging to the recycling companies invloved.
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.
German MBT leader stands up in defence of Mechanical Biological Treatment.
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.
London’s First Biogas Fueling Station Installed at London Borough of Camden’s York Way Depot LONDON, October 20 /PRNewswire/ — Gasrec Commercial Trial With Veolia and Iveco Enters Next Phase In August, Gasrec, the UK’s first commercial producer of liquid biomethane fuel, Veolia Environmental Services, the UK’s largest waste management company, and full range commercial vehicle […]
Technology industry â€œvery pleasedâ€ over WFD revisions 09-07-2008 The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) – the trade association for the environmental technology industry – has welcomed revisions to the Waste Framework Directive which were approved by the European Parliament last month. The group’s aim is to maximise opportunities for effective materials recovery without jeopardising environmental standards.Â […]
The Waster always likes to hear good news about landfill. So he was delighted to be able to pass this on… Global Warming Solution: Landfill Forests? Study: Growing, Then Burying, Trees To Stop Carbon Buildup The whole problem with global warming starts with digging up and burning the carbon from plants and animals, in the […]