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Waste planning news and policy covering recycling, energy from waste, composting, landfill and prosecutions.

Midlothian Council to integrate district heating with EfW

Midlothian Council to integrate district heating with EfW

Midlothian Council has appointed Swedish energy firm Vattenfall as the preferred bidder to become its energy partner under a 50/50 joint venture arrangement.

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Financial close achieved on Newhurst EfW plant

Covanta, Biffa and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) have announced that the Newhurst energy-from-waste facility in Leicestershire has reached financial...

Aberdeenshire begins polystyrene recycling trials

Aberdeenshire Council is trialling polystyrene recycling at three of its household recycling centres (HRCs).

Reconomy acquires ACM Environmental

Waste outsourcing firm Reconomy has acquired ACM Environmental for an undisclosed sum.

Report makes carbon case for electric collection vehicles

Report makes carbon case for electric collection vehicles

Councils that switch to electric refuse collection vehicles (eRCVs) could achieve significant emission savings while tackling air pollution, new research...

Birmingham waste service review flags up ‘areas for action’

An independent review into Birmingham City Council’s waste management services has identified “areas for immediate action to improve the service” along...