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East London MBT plant opens

The UKs first large scale waste treatment plant using Mechanical and Biological Treatment (MBT) has been opened by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs programme director of the Waste Implementation Programme John Burns. At a cost of £45 million, the Frog Island Bio Material Recycling Facility (MRF) in Rainham, East London, can treat up to 180,000 tonnes of the residual waste by shredding and drying it, extracting recyclates and producing material that ...