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

Global Renewables PFI contract closure expected this year

Global Renewables confirmed that full financial closure of its 25-year PFI contract with the Lancashire Waste Partnership was expected by the end of the year.

The £2 billion deal will see Global Renewables design, install and operate an integrated network of waste management facilities for the sorting, recycling, mechanical and biological treatment and composting of household waste, with a processing capacity of about 600,000 tonnes a year.

A subsidiary of Australian company GRD, the company will use its Urban Resource Reduction, Recycling, and Recovery (UR-3R) process, already in use at its Eastern Creek facility located in Sydney.

While Global Renewables is interested in other UK waste management contracts that are coming up for tender, a spokeswoman said it was unable to reveal any potential bids at this stage.

As well as the processing infrastructure, the contract will include long-term programmes for waste minimisation such as environmental education programmes for schools and community engagement.

 

 

 

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.