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

Ward opens rail-connected logistics site for metals

Ward opens rail-connected logistics site for metals

Metal recycler Ward has opened a rail-linked processing site in London to help move material from the south to its other UK sites for processing and export.

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Strategic investment in Teesside gasification project

Kibo Energy has entered into an agreement with Eqtec to buy a 54.54% interest in the proposed Billingham waste gasification plant at Haverton Hill, Teesside.

Sainsbury’s labels coffee pods as ‘kerbside-friendly’ for recycling

Sainsbury's has labelled its own-brand aluminium coffee pods as recyclable, claiming they can be collected at the kerbside if empty of coffee grinds.

Eurokey unveils plans for ‘supermarket plastics’ recycling line

Eurokey Recycling has announced plans to invest £15m in what it calls the UK's first "supermarket sorting line" to recycle films and flexible plastics...

Viridor food-grade PET plant gets EFSA green light

Viridor food-grade PET plant gets EFSA green light

Commissioning is underway for Viridor’s Avonmouth food-grade PET plastics recycling facility near Bristol after the facility received a positive safety...

Cory seeks permit for river-based waste transfer station

Cory Environmental Holdings has applied for a permit to construct and operate an integrated waste management transfer station (IWMTS) at the Port of Tilbury...