Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


Extension to Salford recycling facility approved

Salford City Council has granted permission for an extension to an existing waste recycling facility at Junction eco-park in Roydon.

Plastics recycling permitted in former industrial building

Lincolnshire County Council has approved a proposal by Condor Recycling to convert a storage and distribution building to a plastics recycling facility.

Energy from waste

Why the heat is on to join up plans

A recent planning decision on an energy-from-waste plant has flagged up the importance of considering recycling and carbon capture and storage and, writes...

Energy recovery plant rejected due to visual impact

Scottish ministers decided against a proposed energy recovery facility at an existing city waste recycling facility located on an industrial site after...


Agricultural AD plant approved at farm near Leicester

Leicestershire County Council has approved an application to build an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant associated with two agricultural buildings to house...

Cooking oil recycling facility allowed at AD plant

Buckinghamshire Council has approved an application to build a used cooking oil processing facility at Olleco's anaerobic digestion facility near Aylesbury.


Agricultural improvement refused contrary to recommendation

The South Downs National Park authority has refused permission for an agricultural improvement scheme involving the importation of some 44,600 tonnes of...

Programme agreed for restoration of landfill site

Essex County Council has approved a proposal to extend the timescale for completion of landfill until December 2025 at Pitsea landfill site, near Basildon.