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County council wins second High Court ruling over MBT dispute

County council wins second High Court ruling over MBT dispute

A High Court judge has ruled in favour of Essex County Council for the second time in its long running dispute with Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) over the design and performance of a mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) plant.

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Exeter MRF set to sort ocean plastics for upcycling

Exeter City Council has teamed up with Keep Britain Tidy and South West Water to collect and recover plastic waste that has been washed up on the south...

Northern Ireland to review waste indicators

The Northern Irish government has launched a consultation into plans to refine household waste performance indicators for councils.

Biffa and Nestlé collaborate on rPET project

Nestlé Waters UK has joined forces with Biffa to make all of its Buxton water bottles from 100% recycled PET (rPET).

Axion seeks permit variation for WEEE plastics site

Axion Recycling is seeking a permit change for its plastics reprocessing site in Salford, Manchester, following new waste classification rules.

Powerday partners with Andusia for RDF supply deal

Andusia has signed a deal with London-based Powerday to supply 10,000 tonnes of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) to an energy-from-waste facility in Oslo, Norway.