Stuart Wagland: Advanced thermal treatment technologies are proving they can offer a flexible, local solution to the UK’s growing need to deal with its plastic waste. Investors are starting to take note
Also in the news, waste burnt in London ‘doubles in a decade’, survey finds support for deposit return scheme, water firm unveils investment plan
China’s ban on imports of certain recyclate is a bigger threat to the waste industry than Brexit, say industry insiders, but it is also an opportunity to rethink how the UK recycles its waste. Conor McGlone investigates
Also in the news, EU loses patience with UK over air quality, EfW plant finally gets go-ahead, landfill among new taxes for Wales, arsenic on the move and SMRs to fill the gap…
Brexit and repeated resource cuts have left DEFRA struggling to fulfil its duties, forcing it to review and de-prioritise aspects of its workload, according to the National Audit Office
Much stricter efficiency and emissions criteria under the contracts for difference mechanism have been called for by government
The waste industry has again called for government intervention to increase EfW capacity in the UK, sparking criticism from consultancy Eunomia
Battling the rise in criminal dumping and polluting is stretching already strained resources at the Environment Agency
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