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

Careless binning of batteries poses fire risk, warns Veolia

Careless binning of batteries poses fire risk, warns Veolia

Veolia has called for safer disposal of batteries as research suggests just 43% of the public are aware of the fire risks posed by damaged lithium-ion batteries.

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Wheelabrator EfW drive adds 2Mt capacity

Wheelabrator Technologies said it has delivered over 2.1 million tonnes of new waste-to-energy capacity in the UK, after two of its facilities came online...

One in three people are 'high food wasters' - WRAP

Food waste has fallen by 7% per person in three years, but UK households are still wasting 4.5 million tonnes each year.

Viridor’s £700m Clyde Valley contract kicks off

Viridor’s Bargeddie materials recycling facility (MRF) in North Lanarkshire has started to receive residual waste as part of a 190,000-tonne contract with...

Binn Group seeks to hike capacity for EfW proposal

Binn Group seeks to hike capacity for EfW proposal

Binn Group has submitted revised plans to develop a £70m energy-from-waste plant near Glenfarg in Scotland.

Cornwall agrees new waste contract with Biffa

Biffa has been awarded an eight-year waste collection contract for Cornwall Council with the option to extend for a further two years.