Christine Ottery's stories
Veolia appeals Newport planning refusalSubscription
The recycling and waste management giant is appealing against Newport Council’s decision to turn down planning permission for its proposed Energy Recovery Facility in Llanwern.
Zero Waste Scotland has introduced a £1.5m fund to help resource managers in Scotland target specific, under-developed commercial recycling opportunities.
Marine litter costs Scotland £17m a yearSubscription
Public and industry waste flushed and dumped in the sea are threatening Scotland’s green targets and costing their tourism and fishing industries £17m a year, a government report reveals.
Viridor takes over paper processersSubscription
Viridor Waste Management, a subsidiary of the Pennon Group, has acquired a Kent-based paper collection and processing business called ‘Pulp Friction’, as well as a related business SBS Paper LLP.
Wetland waste bioenergy scheme opensSubscription
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced a £2m fund for innovative bioenergy projects.
Osborne 'disappointed' by Cheshire EfW approvalSubscription
George Osborne has said he is disappointed that Ed Davey, the energy secretary, has approved an incineration plant in the chancellor’s constituency.
Global e-waste market to double by 2017Subscription
The world markets in e-waste and e-waste component recycling are set to almost double in the next five years, according to a report.
Public venues, events, and tourist attractions in Wales can win grants of up to £50,000 each to provide on-site recycling facilities.
Industry fears over European biofuel policySubscription
New European Commission (EC) limits on food-based biofuel for transport, in a bid to boost waste-based fuel, have prompted concerns from the EfW industry.
A long-standing campaign group opposed to an incineration plant in Cornwall has commissioned its own research into an alternative plan for waste from the region.