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UK's first autoclave treatment plant to be based in Rotherham

A London-based waste management company has chosen a site in Rotherham, Yorkshire to build the UKs first autoclave treatment plant. Sterecycle has built the recycling plant off site and has commenced installation at the six acre facility. The £10 million plant will be open for business early next year and will initially have an annual capacity of 100,000 tonnes of household waste. The autoclave system is unique in that it uses steam and pressure within large vessels to essentially cook ...