Casework

Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports

Recycling

45,000 tonnes a year waste transfer station approved in Kent

Kent County Council has approved an application to change the use of land from aggregate recycling to a waste-ransfer station for non-hazardous household...

New building permitted at recycling site

Buckinghamshire County Council has granted permission for a building for sorting and baling plastics and card at Hawes recycling centre, High Wycombe.

Energy from waste

Wheelabrator EfW drive adds 2Mt capacity

Wheelabrator Technologies said it has delivered over 2.1 million tonnes of new waste-to-energy capacity in the UK, after two of its facilities came online...

Careless binning of batteries poses fire risk, warns Veolia

Veolia has called for safer disposal of batteries as research suggests just 43% of the public are aware of the fire risks posed by damaged lithium-ion...

Composting

Agricultural AD facility recommended for refusal due to lack of need

Leicestershire County Council has resolved that an application for an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at Greens Lodge farm, Melton Mowbray, would have been...

Changes to AD facility approved

Essex County Council has approved a proposal to vary a permission for Halstead anaerobic digestion (AD) facility to allow changes to the layout and to...

Landfill

Disposal of building waste refused for harm to woodland in AONB

East Sussex County Council has refused an application to retain builders waste on land within an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) due to its effect...

Golf course appeal considers ambiguity in plans and permitted development rights

An inspector has dismissed a claim that works taking place at a golf course did not constitute a breach of planning control, but has allowed that a bund...