Briefing

Waste planning news and policy covering recycling, energy from waste, composting, landfill and prosecutions.

Chancellor's statement 'lacks detail'

Chancellor's statement 'lacks detail'

Leaders in waste management and environment sectors have complained the government's Autumn Statement lacks detail on areas such as productivity, climate change and industrial strategy.

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Landfill disposals tax introduced

Politicians want to introduce a landfill disposals tax in April 2018.

Bioplant AD kit launched

A maker of on-site renewable energy systems has launched a new integrated biogas system for agricultural, utility and industrial users across the UK.

Four contracts for waste company

A waste management company has been awarded three contract extensions and one new contract with a total value of more than £45m.

Londoners lag on recycling

Nine tenths of Londoners are lagging way behind on recycling, shock new findings from an environmental waste-clearance company have revealed.

Injury figures trigger concern

Environmental Services Association (ESA) this week responded to official figures that showed a worrying rise in injuries across the whole waste sector.