Issue : 28 October 2011
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Do we really need a charter to get small businesses to recycle more and is encouraging use of HWRCs by SMEs the right way forward?
WEEE’ve got a big gap in our knowledgeSubscription
More needs to be known about waste arisings in the UK so that appropriate action can be taken
Planning the way forwardSubscription
The High Court overturned planning permission for the Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre this month, and the decision has wider implications. Matthew Thomson reports
Fuel for thoughtSubscription
Sita’s vision of using low-grade plastics to make diesel is a step closer to reality after it received planning permission for its first facility, writes Stuart Hayward-Higham
Pioneering model sees value in wasteSubscription
Community commitment and innovative leadership are at the heart of Peterborough Renewable Energy, writes Chris Williams
A more certain futureSubscription
The Government’s proposed Renewables Obligation bands have been greeted with relief by the AD sector, but concerns remain. Andrea Lockerbie reports
Taxman gives to youSubscription
Generous tax reliefs for those operating in the waste and recycling sector are often overlooked but can have a significant effect on overall costs, says Aubrey Calderwood
The one-stop shop for supportSubscription
Evidence, experience and expertise are all on offer to local authorities through WRAP, writes Linda Crichton
RHI approved by EC following reduction in tariffSubscription
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) will launch the delayed Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme after being given the go-ahead by the European Commission (EC).
The Environment Agency has said it is “impossible to put a figure on” how much WEEE is being illegally exported.