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New soil from recycled waste for barren steelworks

The multi-million pound regeneration project of a 200-year-old steelworks wasteland has combined recycled green waste with post-industrial slag and colliery spill to create 11 hectares of new landscape.The Works in Ebbw Vale, South Wales combined green compost - taken from households in the local region of Blaenau Gwent - with colliery spill and basic steel slag to make 100,000 ...