Veolia has launched a new project with the aim of producing CO2-neutral biofuel from a pulp mill in Finland. The waste management company has expressed hopes that this boost will strengthen European fuel independence, as well as raising the EU biofuel feedstock.
The UK’s first waste-to-hydrogen plant is coming closer to fruition after Peel L&P Environmental confirmed that it had completed the Front End Engineering Definition (FEED) stage for the proposed facility at the Protos Energy Park in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.
The North London Waste Authority has announced that funding for the construction of its new energy recovery facility will come from direct public borrowing, in a move to provide clarity to companies bidding for the construction of the new plant.
Harmful emissions from incinerators are going unreported and pose significant public health problems, according to new research from the UK Without Incineration Network, an anti-incineration campaign group.
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.