A mechanical biological treatment (MBT) facility, which can treat up to 200,000 tonnes of waste a year, has opened near Bristol with plans in place to build an energy plant on site to produce biogas in 2012.
Nearly 100% of Scottish bathing waters have passed European bathing water quality standards this summer, as a result of daily prediction and technology improvements.
A pioneering new waste recycling facility that processes nappies and other absorbent hygiene products (AHP) has opened in the West Midlands - making it the first of its kind in the UK, with a proposed five more in the pipeline.
Increased energy use is being 'hidden' by deep ocean banks of carbon, according to new research.
A new exhibition dedicated to water conservation and its role in beating a global food crisis opens tomorrow at London's Science Museum.
Viridor's chief executive, Colin Drummond, provided a boardroom view on what needs to be done to support growth in the waste and recycling industry at this year's RWM show in Birmingham.
Ireland relies heavily on imported plastic recyclate for its raw materials, recycling less than a third of the plastic waste it generates, according to a government study.
Local authorities need to share best practice and fine-tune services if they are to drive through cost savings effectively in their waste management operations, a report has found.
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