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News round-up 29/6

Tamar Energy sites achieve quality standard; ZWS grants for reuse training; Shanks completes jetty extension; ERF meet the buyer event

Tamar Energy sites achieve quality standard

Tamar Energy has announced that two of its anaerobic digestion (AD) sites (pictured) have achieved the PAS 110 industry quality standard.

The plants at Retford in Nottingham and Holbeach in Lincolnshire have been awarded the standard backed by WRAP and the British Standards Institute to ensure quality and consistency in digestate, a by-product of the AD process.

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ZWS grants for reuse training

Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) will offer grants of up to £1,800 to support third sector organisations training staff in repair and upcycling skills.

ZWS research found a shortage of skills could be preventing reuse organisations from growing their businesses.

The fund aims to helping workers to gain skills in for four types of common items: WEEE, furniture, bicycles and textiles. Grants are available to cover the costs of tuition, travel and subsistence, and any materials or equipment needed for the course.

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Shanks completes jetty extension

Shanks Group has completed the build of its new jetty extension at ATM in the Netherlands, which will increase capacity, drive efficiency and reduce environmental emissions.

ATM is one of Europe’s largest sites for the treatment of contaminated water and soil, as well as for the disposal of a broad range of hazardous waste such as waste paints and solvents.

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ERF meet the buyer event

A ‘Meet the Buyer’ event is being held for Viridor’s Energy Recovery Facility site in Beddington Farmlands, Sutton.

Representatives from Viridor and partner organisations will outline the plans and provide opportunities for local suppliers to engage with the procurement teams on 28 July.

Construction works on the £200m facility, built by CNIM and Lagan on behalf of Viridor, will begin soon.

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