Briefing

Waste planning news and policy covering recycling, energy from waste, composting, landfill and prosecutions.

UK leads world on AD

UK leads world on AD

The global biogas industry is growing "exponentially" and now produces green energy more cheaply than coal, says the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).

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Investment urged on gasification

Investors are being urged not to be out off by the "checkered" track record of pyrolysis, gasification and other advanced conversion technologies (ACTs)...

Ten-year landfill low praised

A senior politician last week welcomed a 10-year low for household landfill waste across Northern Ireland.

New zero-landfill certification

A new certification was launched last week to highlight companies that have successfully achieved zero waste to landfill.

MPs praise waste plant

MPs and peers visited an integrated recycling facility last week to see how the £60m plant processes every scrap of a borough's household waste and recyclable...

Landfill disposals tax introduced

Politicians want to introduce a landfill disposals tax in April 2018.