Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


RDF processing facility approved at Derbyshire recycling site

An application for a waste handling facility for storage, treatment and processing of refuse derived fuel (RDF) has been approved by Derbyshire County...

Inert waste recycling facility made permanent

Derbyshire County Council has allowed the permanent retention of inert waste recycling operations at a business park in north-east Derbyshire.

Energy from waste

Council in court over EfW plant deal

A Legal action over local authority Gloucestershire County Council’s £650m energy-from-waste contract has started.

Fire damages 8MWe EfW plant

Veolia’s Integra North (Chineham) energy-from-waste plant appears to have been badly damaged by a fire.


Fight to use food to save planet

A collaborative regional project to cut down on food waste is being backed by local authorities and Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce in a bid to find...

Increase in throughput permitted at compost facility

Wiltshire County Council has approved an application to retain a green waste composting facility at a site near Swindon and to increase throughput from...


Deposit of lake silt permitted at former lagoons

An application seeking to renew consent for the depositing of lake silt on former lagoons at a site near Tunbridge Wells has been approved by East Sussex...

Waste recycling approved for quarry restoration

Essex County Council has approved a proposal to recycle inert waste at Newport chalk quarry alongside continued extraction of the 900,000 tonnes of chalk...