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Innovation could achieve recycling rates of 80%

Demonstrations have shown that a Scottish company could achieve recycling rates of up to 80% using Fibrecycle technology.Alba Resource Recovery plans to use the technology at its new Fife plant. The company received planning permission for its 500,000-tonne-capacity plant at the end of last year and will build on a 400-hectare former opencast mine.The Fibrecycle system takes mixed municipal solid waste and feeds it into a boiler. It breaks down household waste using ...