Waste Planning
City targets pupils on waste

City targets pupils on waste

A city council has teamed up with waste and recycling experts to encourage secondary school pupils to consider careers in the green economy.

 

Latest Knowledge Bank

Time for some material change

Time for some material change

02nd December, 2014, Waste Planning

Victoria Hutchin reflects on what the new MRF reporting requirements might mean for local authorities and their waste management planning

 
 
Time to face the facts

Time to face the facts

02nd December, 2014, Waste Planning

Sita chief executive David Palmer-Jones talks about the challenges facing the waste industry and describes how the market is crying out for intervention

 
 

Value and the circular economy

02nd December, 2014, Waste Planning

The biowaste treatment industry is faced with a range of sometimes overlapping challenges which make life difficult for operators and collectors, writes Jakob Rindegren

 
 
The alchemist's dream come true

The alchemist's dream come true

02nd December, 2014, Waste Planning

With a plant planned to be built that will produce enough biofuel to power BA's London City operation twice over, the business of sustainable aviation fuel is about to enjoy a revolution, writes Phil Heard

 
 
 

Latest Casework

Incinerator allowed due to major public benefits

21st January, 2015, Waste Planning

A recovered appeal for an energy-from-waste (EfW) facility near Gloucester has been allowed, with harm to the settings of two heritage assets being outweighed by substantial public benefits.

 
 

Recycling proposal at former quarry recommended for approval

14th January, 2015, Waste Planning

An application for an inert waste recycling facility with an output of 20,000 tonnes a year has been recommended for approval by planning officers at Carmarthenshire Council.

 
 

Mine waste disposal plans stalls

14th January, 2015, Waste Planning

Rotherham Borough Council's planning board has declared that it is not in favour of a partly retrospective application to import mine run-off fines to help restore the former Maltby Colliery site.

 
 

More secure site for soil screening approved at Nuneaton waste management centre

14th January, 2015, Waste Planning

Nuneaton Council has granted a temporary permission for four years for the relocation of a soil screening facility to a more central location within Judkins waste management complex.

 
 

Latest Comment

New planning bill aimed at meeting the needs of Wales

New planning bill aimed at meeting the needs of Wales

02nd December, 2014, Waste Planning

On 6 October the Planning (Wales) Bill was published, marking the start of an independent planning system for Wales following the grant of direct law-making powers in 2011. The bill is aimed at promoting planning which is better able to respond to th...

 
 
Government policy on deemed discharge is sensitive to protection and control

Government policy on deemed discharge is sensitive to protection and control

02nd December, 2014, Waste Planning

The development management system is often identified as a major reason why development schemes can be slow to progress.

 
 
Dealing with the sticky issue of waste tourism

Dealing with the sticky issue of waste tourism

02nd December, 2014, Waste Planning

If I take a piece of e-waste to a local collector, it won't end up in a West African dumping yard will it? It certainly shouldn't.

 
 
Establishing liability for flooding: factors for mineral and waste schemes

Establishing liability for flooding: factors for mineral and waste schemes

01st October, 2014, Waste Planning

When acquiring a site, the risk of floods must be considered. If there is a potential risk (for example, it is near a river), your lawyers will typically obtain a desk-top report about flood risk on your behalf.