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  • Iain Gulland Zero Waste Scotland

    ZWS to support innovation in textilesSubscription

    News14 January, 2015

    Funds available for new design and resource efficiency practices

  • Sofa reuse

    ZWS backs reuse projects to boost circular economySubscription

    News24 November, 2014

    Zero Waste Scotland sets up fund for “reuse and repair hubs”

  • Dunbar zero waste town

    Zero waste town marks 'coming of age'Subscription

    News7 August, 2014

    Scottish project set to be first of country-wide community initiatives

  • You've scarred us as well as DartmoorSubscription

    News25 June, 2004

    Youve scarred us as well as Dartmoor Scrap merchants in the west country have hit out at a firm they say damaged their reputation by dumping waste including asbestos in Dartmoor National Park.Metal recyclers across the region are said to be disgusted by G H Newbery & Sons desecration of Devons environment.The Exeter company was fined £12,000 by the Environment Agencylast week for depositing controlled waste on the unlicensed land in February.

  • Yorwaste to double power generation from York landfillSubscription

    News23 March, 2009

    North Yorkshire recycling and waste management company Yorwaste will double the electricity it generates from its Harewood Whin landfill site near York to 6MW. Three new generators, fuelled by gases produced by decomposing landfill, will provide 1MW of electricity to the national grid. They will double the current output of 3MW produced by existing generators, which is enough to power more than 6,000 homes.Yorwaste managing director Steve Grieve ...

  • Yorwaste expands capacity with £1.2m investmentSubscription

    News18 March, 2009

    Confidence in the waste and recycling market is evident at Yorwaste as the company has increased its processing capacity with a £1.2 million investment. The money has paid for two new facilities which between them add an extra 100,000 tonnes of recycling capacity. New facilities have been built at Seamer Carr, Scarborough, and Tancred, near Catterick. At Seamer Carr, a new 1,500 sq metre facility has been built to handle construction and demolition waste ...

  • Yorkshire planning approval for bottom ash recycler Subscription

    News8 January, 2009

    Yorkshire recycling park Beeley Woodhas gained planning permission for a bottom ash recycling facility to be built onsite.A facility, with the capacity to process about 52,000 tonnes of bottom ash into marketable ferrous and non-ferrous metals as well as aggregates for use in the construction industry, will be built by Ballast Phoenix.

  • Yorkshire Forward first to adopt paper targetsSubscription

    News12 December, 2006

    Yorkshire Forward has become the first regional development agency (RDA) to adopt targets for the use of recycled paper and for the inclusion of recycled materials in construction projects. Its new initiative is looking to reduce the regions C02 emissions over the next three years and was launched by the RDA in conjunction with Recycling Action Yorkshire (RAY) and the Waste & Resources Action Programme. It has stipulated that from December 1, at least ...

  • Yorkshire and Humber has 900,000ha of composting potentialSubscription

    News9 March, 2006

    New research in Yorkshire and Humber shows that the area has the potential of using more than 900,000 hectares (ha) of land for green waste.

  • Wyvern celebrates new two year licenceSubscription

    News3 February, 2006

    Wyvern has celebrated gaining a new two year licence for its Dimmer processing plant by completing upgrades totalling £200,000.

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