Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

Plastic recycling facility approved at former colliery site

Nottinghamshire County Council has approved an application to change the use of a truck dismantling depot on industrial land near Nottingham to a plastics...

Storage containers not compatible with waste use

A retrospective application to install 12 shipping containers on the rear yard of a skip waste recycling facility has been withdrawn after East Sussex...

Energy from waste

Taller stack at Corby EfW plant approved

North Northamptonshire Council has approved applications to increase the stack height at a renewable fuel and recycling facility in Corby after new interest...

Scottish EfW review calls for incineration planning ban

An independent review of the role of energy-from-waste in Scotland has recommended that no further planning permission be granted to incineration infrastructure.

Composting

Wastewise wins municipal organics contract

Wastewise has been awarded a two-year contract for the treatment of organic waste from the district of Staffordshire Moorlands.

AD plant refused for harm to green belt

Bath and North East Somerset Council has refused an application for an anaerobic digester plant in the Bath and Bristol green belt due to concerns over...

Landfill

Waste tiping on agricutural land dismissed

An inspector has upheld an enforcement notice alleging that waste had been imported and deposited onto agricultural land in Ilkeston, Derbyshire.

Land raising on public open space refused on appeal

An appeal against refusal of permission for an earth mound on open space at a housing site in Telford has been dismissed, an inspector finding that an...