Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

Recyclers target ready-meal trays

A leading recycler that teamed up with a packaging specialist to try to sort out what it calls the supermarket food tray waste mountain has been featured...

Cost warning on circular economy

The EU's proposed circular economy package will hit British businesses with an extra £2bn in costs over the next 20 years, a policy thinktank has warned.

Energy from waste

Experts slam Ofgem cuts

Plans by energy watchdog Ofgem to slash embedded benefits to small decentralised generators by a whopping 95% will put companies out of business, warn...

Minister approves £500m plant

Energy secretary Greg Clark has given the go-ahead for a £500m project to smash down an ageing waste-to-energy plant in north London and replace it with...

Composting

Additional CHP units permitted at Cumbernauld anaerobic digester

North Lanarkshire County Council has granted permission for two additional combined heat and power units at Deerdykes waste management centre which was...

Anaerobic digester with CHP plant held to be too close to potential dwelling

A £12m investment project for an anaerobic digester with combined heat and power plant in the East Lothian countryside has been refused due in part to...

Landfill

MEPs want 5% landfill limit

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) want to limit the share of waste to be landfilled to 5% by boosting recycling, cutting landfilling and curbing...

Leachate storage tanks approved at former HWRC site

East Sussex County council has granted permission for a landfill leachate transfer station at the former Hastings household waste recycling site in Bexhill,...