Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

New ESA chief sets agenda

The new chairman of the Environmental Services Association (ESA) has pledged to fight for stronger producer responsibility that properly funds the collection...

New LED circular-economy service

A lighting company has launched a service to help businesses cut their carbon footprints and save money on their LED systems.

Energy from waste

Increase in lorry movements allowed after loss of rail-borne waste contract

Kent County Council has allowed HGV movements to an energy-from-waste facility in Sittingbourne to increase by 90 a day from 258 to 348 to allow waste...

Show turns spotlight on success

Britain's largest recycling and waste management conference and exhibition hosted high-profile speakers, provided a platform for the announcement of industry...

Composting

Safeguard food to save the world

The amount of food waste is increasing. But direct action by companies and governments could cut greenhouse gas emissions, help find a solution to global...

Major cities step up war on waste

Some 23 cities and regions across the world have pledged to move toward zero waste to help combat climate change by preventing at least 79 million tonnes...

Landfill

Landraising scheme approved for leisure use

North Lincolnshire Council has granted permission for a landraising scheme using imported inert waste to create an all-terrain cycle track and an administration...

Landfill gas compound to be retained to support electricity supply

Cumbria County Council has allowed the retention of gas monitoring and utilisation infrastructure at Distington landfill site, Workington until January...