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

Councils set to contribute £7.3M for waste heat network

Councils set to contribute £7.3M for waste heat network

Three councils are supporting plans for a district heating network linked to Viridor’s energy-from-waste facility in Exeter.

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Synetiq to build electric vehicle recycling plant

Synetiq to build electric vehicle recycling plant

Synetiq is set to build what it claims will be the UK's first electric and hybrid vehicle dismantling facility in Winsford.

SEPA tackles emerging threat of abandoned waste trailers

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has warned of an emerging trend in waste crime after two trailers full of waste were recently abandoned...

Glasgow restores food waste collections for flats

Glasgow City Council has reinstated food waste recycling collections across the city for flats and tenements, following a suspension of the service in...

Biffa buys surplus food redistribution firm

Biffa has acquired Company Shop Group (CSG), a leading UK redistributor of surplus food and household products, for an undisclosed sum.

Sainsbury’s trials in-store recycling for flexible plastics

Sainsbury’s is trialling an in-store recycling system for flexible films found in household products such as salad bags and cake wrappers.