In 2009 in the UK a number of things came together which changed the waste management scene like never before. Waste, Yes! Common rubbish became a resource and an opportunity.
Waste management firm Viridor has expressed its disappointment at East Lothian council’s decision to reject planning permission for its Dunbar combined heat and power plant despite “strong recommendation” for approval from the council’s planning officers.
The Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority (MWDA) announced on May 19 that it has signed its Â£640 million waste and recycling contract with Veolia Environmental Services.
Energos Appointed Preferred Bidder to Derby Gasification Project 26-01-2009 Gasification specialists Energos have been appointed to provide the technology for a multi-million pound waste treatment facility being built in Derby. The company, which is part of Manchester-based renewable energy firm ENER-G, will help to develop a 140,000 tonne-a-year gasification facility on Sinfin Lane in Derby […]
A new Waste Design Guide titled; â€œDesigning Waste Facilities, a key guide to modern design in wasteâ€, has been produced by Enviros Consulting for Defra, in partnership with the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE). This new document is expected to become a key reference document for waste professionals in the UK and […]
Â£181.6m for project to save 391,000 tonnes of landfill waste Waste facilities in Leicestershire and the South West will see major improvements thanks to a combined Â£181.6 million in funding announced by Defra today. In Leicestershire, the Private Finance Initiative (PFI) project is expecting to divert 98,000 tonnes of Biodegradable Municipal Waste from landfill in […]
The Governments Comprehensive Spending review announced a change in funding levels for Private Finance Initiatives for waste management. PFI funding will rise from the 280 million pounds available in 2007/08 to 700 million pounds in 2010/11. See More Here…