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Waste Planning Bulletin 26 March 2019

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UK’s recycling infrastructure ‘overloaded’ - report 26 March 2019, by Conor Mcglone The UK will fall short of its target to recycle 65% of its household waste by “more than a decade” and its recycling infrastructure is close to overload, according to a report. UK’s recycling infrastructure ‘overloaded’ - report
Suez reality checks DEFRA's waste proposals 26 March 2019, by MWP Staff Waste firm Suez has launched a tool aimed at helping local authorities assess the likely cost implications of the government’s plans to overhaul the waste sector.
Covanta and GIG reach financial close on Rookery EfW plant
Suez prepares to takeover Manchester waste deal
Council set to close recycling banks, citing budget pressures
Landfill ban could divert £70m from Scotland to England, says OBR
Delayed Glasgow-waste gasification plant operational
Runcorn gets greenlight for 1.1Mt/yr expansion
Casework – Applications
Limit on RDF imports by road revised
Rural AD facility refused for landscape and transport impact
HGV movements to increase at energy-from-waste site
End-of-life vehicle reclamation permitted at former car sales premises
Metal recycling use allowed in B1 unit
Casework – Appeals
School playing field improvement approved on appeal
Knowledge Bank
Tide needs to turn on the beaches 4 February 2019, by James Lee The emphasis has been on reducing waste plastic but recent research on beaches has revealed decreasing amounts of many types of litter. Nonetheless, much more needs to be done to change our throw-away soci-ety, argues James Lee Tide needs to turn on the beaches
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