Energy-from-waste operators have received a significant boost with the approval of a new analysis technology that can determine the renewable fraction of mixed waste treated by energy recovery.
A £1.2M trial to examine clean-up techniques for residual contamination left on a West Yorkshire site by nearly a century of chemical industry is nearing to an end.
Almost any home could have its carbon footprint reduced to zero and measures to convert them should start immediately if government targets are to be met, a building performance expert has claimed.
Automotive waste management specialist SWR has won a contract to manage all the waste generated at AW Repair Group's three bodyshop sites.
New planning guidance for hazardous waste facilities has been put out for consultation by Defra in the form of a draft national policy statement.
Ireland's green energy is set for a renewable power boost after a small wind turbine manufacturer announced an expansion.
Changes to the trade effluent arrangements in Scotland means that licensed providers will now be able to carry out spot sampling of their business customers.
The Committee for Climate Change has said the country could be hit by severe droughts in 45% of the UK's resource zones by 2035 if mitigation against climate change is not planned for now.
David Symons of WSP Environment & Energy sets out his views on current planning policy and how it affects flood plains.
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