In the wake of concerns from the Environment Agency (EA) about waste wood classification, the Wood Recyclers Association (WRA) has published a guide to help wood recyclers and reprocessors accurately report hazardous waste wood if it arrives on site in waste wood loads.
Hadfield Wood Recyclers has been awarded a contract to supply biomass fuel to a new Green Investment Bank-backed £25-million plant in North Wales that could generate enough energy to power 2,400 homes.
The Wood Recyclers Association is urging the Environment Agency to reconsider elements of its revised fire protection plan guidance, which it says does not put enough emphasis on preventative measures.
The UK’s total household waste recycling rate rose to 44.9 per cent in 2014, up from 44.1 per cent in 2013, according to official statistics released today (15 December) by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.
Landowners are being urged by the Environment Agency to be mindful of their responsibilities regarding illegal waste storage after 100,000 tyres and 3,000 cubic metres of plastic bales were removed from sites.