Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of MRW, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Issue : 26 June 2009

View all stories from this issue.

Sort By: Newest firstOldest firstA-ZZ-A

  • WRAP injects £1.7m into Scotland's biggest AD plantSubscription

    News22 June, 2009

    The Waste & Resources Action Programme has agreed a £1.7 million boost to build Scotlands biggest anaerobic digestion plant.Costing a total of £7.5m to build, the food recycling plant will process 30,000 tonnes of waste food each year, powering up to 1,000 homes. Controlled by Scottish ...

  • WEEE recycling firm faces mercury chargesSubscription

    News25 June, 2009

    An electrical recycling firm charged with exposing employees to mercury will appear at Huddersfield Magistrates Court on 20 July. Electrical Waste Recycling Group, based in Kirkheaton ...

  • Waste Recycling Group plans to develop leachate treatment lagoonsSubscription

    News23 June, 2009

    Waste firm Waste Recycling Group has submitted a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council for permission to develop two leachate treatment lagoons at Allerton Park landfill, near Wetherby.WRG, who operate the Allerton Park site, are seeking to develop an on-site lagoon system to treat leahcate the polluted water that collects at the bottom of every landfill.The treated water will then be used to irrigate plantations of willow which ...

  • Waste Disposal Authorities give the thumbs up to EfW, MBT and gasification technologiesSubscription

    News26 June, 2009

    Energy-from-waste, mechanical biological treatment and gasification are considered to be the preferred technologies which Waste Disposal Authorities will use to meet landfill diversion targets, according to new research. The findings are published by professional services firm Ernst & Young ...

  • Waste campaigner slams Project Transform PFI - COMMENT UPDATESubscription

    News24 June, 2009

    A Friends of the Earth waste campaigner has slammed plans for the Midlands private finance initiative, Project Transform.According to Keith Kondakor, the numbers issued by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs over the proposed energy-from-waste plant to service Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire are, based on flawed assumptions and inflated waste tonnages. ...

  • Wales cuts household wasteSubscription

    News26 June, 2009

    Wales is now producing less household waste and recycling more, according to new figures.Latest figures for the fourth quarter of 2008-2009 show that households produced four per cent less waste (68,221 tonnes) than they did for the same period in 2007-2008.The overall share of municipal waste that was recycled, re-used or composted for the whole of 2008-09 was 36 per cent, an increase of four per cent on the 2007-08 figure of 32 per cent.

  • Viridor opens £7.1m MRF in ScotlandSubscription

    News22 June, 2009

    Waste management firm Viridor has unveiled a new £7.1 million materials recycling facility in Scotland.Situated in Bargeddie, Lanarkshire, the most advanced recycling plant is capable of recycling 60,000 tonnes of material each year, helping the country to reach its zero waste strategy.Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment Richard Lochead said: This plant can play a key role in helping Scotland ...

  • Three firms left for South Tyne and Wear waste PFISubscription

    News26 June, 2009

    The South Tyne and Wear Waste Management Partnership has revealed a shortlist of three bidders for its waste management private finance initiative project.The waste firms that will compete for the 25-year £1.3 billion scheme are:* MVV Umwelt* Sita UK* United Utilities

  • TEG Environmental acquires Banham Compost in £3.1m deal Subscription

    News23 June, 2009

    Organic waste specialist TEG Environmental has acquired Banham Compost in a £3.1 million deal.Acquired from parent company Banham Poultry, the 28,000 tonne facility composts green and category three waste products from both the public and private sector.TEG believes the Norfolk site, which is currently running at 55 per cent capacity, has ...

  • Sita UK apply for landfill extensionSubscription

    News25 June, 2009

    Sita UK has put forward an application to extend landfilling at its Hill of Tramaud site in Aberdeen for a further 18 months because of expected waste shortfalls.Currently due to close at the end of the year, Sita predicts there will be a 120,000 tonnes shortage in the amount of waste. If the site closes without reaching its full capacity it could cause problems on long-term maintenance and drainage of the ...

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page