SEPA has announced that plasterboard that meets BSI PAS109:2008 won’t count as waste. This is very encouraging to the recycling companies invloved.
The ISWA White Paper on Waste and Climate Change puts forth the technologies and mechanisms which can transform the waste sector into a net global reducer of GHG emissions, and making the necessary commitments to assist this change.
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.
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 […]
Contaminated soils to be subject to Landfill Tax The Landfill Tax exemption which applies to waste material arising from the reclamation from contaminated land is to be phased out by 2012, a House of Commons committee agreed on Monday (October 27). The move, which is expected to generate an additional Â£40 million in revenues for […]