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

Peel Environmental submits plans for plastics-to-hydrogen plant

Peel Environmental submits plans for plastics-to-hydrogen plant

Peel Environmental has submitted plans to build a £7m waste plastic-to-hydrogen facility at its Protos site near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

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Asda replaces black plastic trays with coloured 'circular' ones

Asda is set to replace black plastic trays for its own-brand ready meal range with coloured PET plastic packaging, made from recycled materials.

Tipper trucks under spotlight in illegal waste crackdown

Small tipper trucks around north London have been targeted by the Environment Agency (EA) and Metropolitan Police in their latest clampdown on waste crime.

Hackney Council to consult on fortnightly collections

Hackney Council is to consult with local residents on proposals to introduce fortnightly waste collections for selected properties across the London borough.

Biffa fined £600,000 for exporting banned waste

Biffa fined £600,000 for exporting banned waste

Biffa has been ordered to pay a total of £599,912 for breaching waste exports regulations, following an investigation by the Environment Agency (EA).

Viridor and Grundon team up again for EfW venture

Viridor and Grundon have announced plans to build a new energy-from-waste (EfW) facility in Ford, West Sussex, under a joint venture.