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The Waster’s Waste Management and Landfill Blog carries regular postings on News and Technical Developments in UK, and International waste management.

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Sustainable Waste Management Services Win Back Money and Time

Sustainable Waste Management Services have become a holy-grail of crucial importance for businesses across all sectors in the industrial and commercial waste producing sectors. The process of waste disposal for businesses is somewhat different to residential (household) waste management. This is mainly due to the large volume of waste businesses produce, compared to the relatively […]

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At Last Recycling in the UK Truly Makes Sense at the Bywaters Recycling and Recovery Facility, Bow, London

Recycling is taking off in the UK! Find out how the UK industry has reached a profitability tipping point, and how one commercial recycling company is providing a leading recycling facility and waste management service for forward thinking industrial and commercial waste clients throughout London.

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List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England – Materials Recovery Facilities Known Also as Recycling Centres

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 […]

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Landfill Directive Compliance – EC Legal Action Against Member States Over Landfill Directive

Landfill Directive compliance has been an issue across the EU for almost 15 years. We first posted about this in December 2006, when ISWA posted an article, reproduced below. EC legal action against non-compliant member states, over the Landfill Directives, isn’t just a pedantic wish from compliant states. It brings many real health, and cross-boarder […]

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What Is Allerton Waste Recovery Park?

Allerton Waste Recovery Park, is a waste management facility for North Yorkshire and the City of York which was commissioned in early 2018. The Allerton Waste Recovery Park accepts municipal and commercial waste and includes a materials recovery facility, a 24MWe EfW plant (incinerator) handling 320,000 tonnes per year of waste and a 1.1MWe biogas plant. […]

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