Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

Revised wording of recycling plant's remediation conditions approved

An application seeking to revise the wording of conditions on a recycling and bulking facility at Abermule, Newtown, has been approved by Powys County...

Redevelopment of recycling facility approved

Essex County Council has approved an application for a new 1,800-square-metre plastics recycling building, staff welfare cabins, parking space, culvert...

Energy from waste

Peel Environmental submits plans for plastics-to-hydrogen plant

Peel Environmental has submitted plans to build a £7m waste plastic-to-hydrogen facility at its Protos site near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

Energy recovery facility would help reduce local capacity gap

Noise and traffic from a west Midlands energy-recovery centre would not undermine the amenity of local residents, an inspector has held, and significant...

Composting

Waste recycling and AD facility held to be unacceptable in green belt

A materials recycling facility (MRF) and anaerobic digestion (AD) facility at a former mineral extraction site at Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, has...

Environment Agency to review biowaste sector

The Environment Agency (EA) is to launch a review into permitted waste sites in the biowaste sector as it looks to embed recent legislative changes to...

Landfill

Packaging: Is a plastic tax the way forward?

Feelings ran high when four experts came together in Birmingham to discuss whether the UK government should introduce a tax or extended producer responsibility...

Scotland makes strides in decarbonising waste

The carbon impact of Scotland’s household waste has fallen by 15% over a seven-year period, according to latest figures from the Scottish Environment Protection...