Waste planning applications, appeals, court cases and ombudsman reports


Replacement buildings approved at Kent waste transfer station

An application for improvement of an existing waste transfer station at a business park in Gravesend has been approved by Kent County Council after being...

Redevelopment of waste site allowed despite highways concerns

North Yorkshire County Council has approved the redevelopment and adaptation of a 150,000 tonnes a year wood pellet processing site near Selby, subject...

Energy from waste

Guernsey reduces landfill waste

Guernsey has tied up a multi-year deal to manage residual commercial waste more sustainably to keep it out of the island's landfill, which is bursting...

Energy recovery boost in Wales

Christmas has come a week early for Wheelabrator Technologies, which has just announced reaching financial close totalling £180m on a new 200,000 tonnes-per-year...


AD plant approved for West Sussex farm

West Sussex County Council has approved an application for an anaerobic digestion plant at Wicks Farm, Arundel.

Amendments agreed for AD proposal

Staffordshire County Council has approved an application seeking to amend the design details of an anaerobic digestion facility at an existing composting...


Land raising not permitted development due to lack of certainty about material used

An inspector decided that land levelling to reduce flooding on farmland in East Sussex was not permitted development because he could not be sure that...

Permit refused for landfill site

An environmental watchdog has refused a permit application for the second time for a landfill site, fearing the facility could harm the area.