Harmful emissions from incinerators are going unreported and pose significant public health problems, according to new research from anti-incineration campaign group UKWIN (UK Without Incineration Network).
UKWIN’s report, ‘Waste incineration and particulate pollution: A failure of governance’, was launched this morning in the House of Lords and has cross-party support from MPs John Grogan (Labour) and Philip Davies (Conservative), as well as Liberal Democrat life peer Lord Tyler. The... More
Investment in energy-from-waste could boost UK GDP by £3 billion a year while diverting 60 million tonnes of waste from landfill, paving the way towards a circular economy, according to a new report by the Environmental Services Association.
Barnet Council is considering scrapping its weekly food waste collections in favour of sending it to incineration along with residual waste, despite the local Conservative Party’s election manifesto containing a promise to maintain the service.
The UK currently lacks the infrastructure capacity needed to treat all of its residual waste domestically, but how much will we need in the future? As the debate heats up, Resource attempts to weigh up both sides.
Recycling and waste management company Ellgia Limited has announced a new partnership with Ferrybridge Multifuel Energy Limited for a spot contract supply of refuse derived fuel to generate energy from waste.
‘Urgent change’ is needed to stop recyclable and biodegradable material from being incinerated in London, as energy-from-waste hinders the capital’s move to a more circular economy, according to the London Assembly’s Environment Committee.
Our annual power list of movers and shakers in the waste and resources industry attracted a record number of votes this year. Here, you’ll find the winners from 100 to one, each accompanied by a voter’s glowing review. Read on to discover who has played their cards right and proved to be our Top Trump for 2018
Using hydrogen as fuel could, in theory, shrink transport emissions to nearly zero. It might sound too good to be true, but strides are already being made to bring it to the world of waste and recycling.