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

Veolia awarded permit for Lancashire EfW

Veolia awarded permit for Lancashire EfW

The Environment Agency (EA) has granted Veolia an environmental permit from for a 350,400-tonne annual capacity energy-from-waste plant near Middleton, Lancashire.

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Recycling fires increase due to damaged batteries

The number of fires in the electronic waste management chain is increasing with many firms dealing with blazes on a weekly basis, according to an industry-wide...

FCC seeks permit for waste transfer station

FCC Environment has applied for an environmental permit for a waste transfer station in Ivybridge, Devon.

Viridor signals venture into chemical recycling

Viridor signals venture into chemical recycling

Viridor has entered into an agreement with Plastic Energy to explore the potential of turning plastics into oil through chemical recycling.

Velocys gets green light for waste-to-aviation fuel project

Planning permission is set to be granted for Velocys’ waste-to-aviation fuel plant, just a week after the company received further funding for the project...

BA and Shell reaffirm backing for waste-to-aviation fuel facility

BA and Shell reaffirm backing for waste-to-aviation fuel facility

Waste-to-aviation fuel plant developer Velocys has secured an additional £1m from its backers, aircraft operator British Airway and oil giant Shell.