Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


How to protect valuable waste assets from battery fires

Batteries are currently the largest fire risk to recycling and waste operations. James Mountain discusses the multiple types of risks they pose and shares...

How one company has found a local solution for plastic waste

A south-west recycling company is showing how waste plastic is being collected and made in to low-maintenance outdoor furniture, keeping the material in...

Energy from waste

Pyrolysis plant approved for commercial demonstration

Essex County Council has approved an application for a small-scale pyrolysis plant using solid recovered fuel to generate power at a site near Chelmsford...


Amendments to south Wales AD plant approved

Bridgend Council has approved amendments to an anaerobic digestion facility to allow an increase in the tonnage of food waste accepted at the site and...

Plasterboard processing permitted at Hampshire farm

Hampshire County Council has approved an application for processing of wood waste and gypsum at a farm in open countryside near Winchester.


Former landfill site to be restored for equestrian use

A proposal to restore the former Standen tip, a historic inert landfill site, has been approved by West Sussex County Council subject to amended conditions.

Further extension granted to timescale for quarry restoration

Warwickshire County Council has resolved to approve an application to extend the period for waste disposal at a site near Coventry until May 2024, providing...