Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


Battery recycling boost for Brexit

A recycling plant billed as the first in the UK could see the UK becoming self-sufficient in battery recycling.

Council recyclables valued at £150m

Councils could plough £150m into the economy every year if they used their recycling services to generate high-quality materials, a new report claims.

Energy from waste

Surprise snapshot on gate fees

Resources charity WRAP's annual gate fees report published last week showed a drop in gate fees across the board except for landfill.

EfW saves councils money

A new waste-treatment centre has taken its first load of waste and will eventually generate green electricity that will save the councils money on waste...


Water company in AD splash

A water authority is spending about £20m on a plant that will turn 50,000 tonnes of food waste a year into renewable gas.

CO2 harnessed for fertiliser

A waste-management firm has begun a government-backed trial to harness landfill carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the production of fertiliser.


Remedial works to restored landfill site approved

Buckinghamshire County Council has approved a partially retrospective application for the importation of subsoil and topsoil to a former municipal landfill...

Additional slurry storage capacity approved at Herefordshire farm

Herefordshire County Council has approved an application retrospectively for engineering woks to form an extension to an agricultural slurry lagoon at...