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

Viridor sold to investment firm KKR for £4.2bn

Viridor sold to investment firm KKR for £4.2bn

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) has completed its acquisition of Viridor for £4.2bn.

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Industry leaders call for waste permit shake-up

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has called for an overhaul of the permitting system to help the waste sector support a green recovery.

Grundon and Viridor lodge updated EfW plans

Grundon and Viridor lodge updated EfW plans

Grundon and Viridor have submitted a revised application for an energy-from-waste (EfW) facility, along with a waste sorting and transfer station at Ford...

Soil treatment plant set to restore nearby landfill

FCC Environment and Provectus Soils Management have jointly opened a hazardous soil treatment facility in Crewe.

Geminor gets permit for MRF and RDF operation

Geminor has been granted a permit for a 150,000-tonne capacity material recycling facility (MRF) in Hull to produce refuse-derived fuel (RDF).

County council wins ruling over MBT plant

County council wins ruling over MBT plant

Essex County Council has won a legal dispute with Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) over the design and performance of a mechanical biological treatment (MBT)...