Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

Waste management use approved on former brickworks site

Kent County Council has approved the development of a waste management facility to enclose various operations at the former Tilmanstone brickworks and...

Approval of waste management facility in Buckinghamshire green belt 'premature'

Buckinghamshire County Council has agreed to put forward prematurity as an additional reason for refusing an application due to be considered by a planning...

Energy from waste

Fuelling our fleets of the future

Several waste-management companies are laying claim to industry - if not world - firsts in fuel technology for refuse collection trucks. The sector, says...

It is more than just rocket science

Fireworks cause more pollution than energy-from-waste plants, suggests Gareth Jones, who praises the energy-recovery sector for its tight regulation, good...

Composting

Changes approved to rural AD facility

Lincolnshire County Council has approved a proposal to increase the range of permitted feedstock types and their proportions for an anaerobic digestion...

Conditions on AD consent varied due to new specification

An application for variations to an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant on former railway land has been granted by Somerset County Council.

Landfill

Landraising held not to have taken place despite increase in levels

An enforcement notice alleging the raising of land levels in connection with residential use of a caravan on former pasture land has been corrected and...

The right waste in the right place

The Right Waste, Right Place campaign was launched two years ago to help businesses meet their duty of care obligations and avoid the serious risk associated...