England’s ‘waste from households’ recycling rate has risen by 0.3 per cent to 45.1 per cent in 2018/19, though England appears certain to miss the EU target to recycle 50 per cent of waste generated by households by 2020.
The latest ‘Statistics on waste managed by local authorities in England in 2018/19’
West Sussex County Council has announced that it will be ending payments of recycling credits to District and Borough Councils from 1 April 2020.
The decision was made at a council cabinet meeting on Tuesday 3 December after a report by the Acting Executive Director Place Services, called ‘Reduction in funding for recycling credits’, revealed that a £40 million of recycling credits since 2006/07 – around £4 million a year – had ‘not driven any significant improvement in performance’.
Waste management firm Andusia has secured its first bulk shipping contract, showing there is still life in the market for exporting refuse-derived fuel.
UK-based Andusia said yesterday the deal was with the iconic Amager Bakke energy-from-waste facility in Copenhagen, Denmark. The EfW plant has made global headlines due to its ski-slope, which opened in October…
UK-based Clugston Construction has gone into administration today meaning yet another builder of energy-from-plants has hit the financial rocks.
KPMG has appointed as the administrator and said that “regrettably” 150 of Clugston’s 412 employees had already been made redundant. Clugston Group Limited and Clugston Construction Limited and Clugston Services Limited are now in the hands of KPMG…
Energy recovery trade body CEWEP has said emissions measurement uncertainty “needs to be tackled” as the European Union published its Waste Incineration Best Available Techniques (WI BAT) document in its official journal.
The WI BAT was published yesterday after a five-year review process.
Deal is first international contract to be confirmed by the company for clinical waste and should help relieve pressure on the UK’s market.
Waste management firm Andusia has signed a contract to ship about 1,000 tonnes of clinical waste from the UK to Denmark.