Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


Waste project saves £100m

Businesses saved over £100m by reducing food waste over the last three years, waste chiefs said last week.

Circular economy test for businesses

A pilot project involving Argos and 29 other big-name organisations has pulled together business models to help others try and squeeze out circular economy...

Energy from waste

Guernsey reduces landfill waste

Guernsey has tied up a multi-year deal to manage residual commercial waste more sustainably to keep it out of the island's landfill, which is bursting...

Energy recovery boost in Wales

Christmas has come a week early for Wheelabrator Technologies, which has just announced reaching financial close totalling £180m on a new 200,000 tonnes-per-year...


AD plant approved for West Sussex farm

West Sussex County Council has approved an application for an anaerobic digestion plant at Wicks Farm, Arundel.

Amendments agreed for AD proposal

Staffordshire County Council has approved an application seeking to amend the design details of an anaerobic digestion facility at an existing composting...


Permit refused for landfill site

An environmental watchdog has refused a permit application for the second time for a landfill site, fearing the facility could harm the area.

Ten-year landfill low praised

A senior politician last week welcomed a 10-year low for household landfill waste across Northern Ireland.