Recycling facility at Shawell quarry and landfill site refused due to unsustainable location

Leicestershire County Council has refused to allow a change of use from a mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility to a material recovery facility at a site in Shawell due to the impact on local amenity and intensification of the use.

by Ruth Amundson

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