UK Battery Recycling Project Extracts 99.9% of Metal Oxides

Dec 18, 2014

The ReCharge project has resulted in a complex multistage process to extract valuable metals from portable batteries, use them as a resource and decrease the amount sent to landfill or being exported as waste from the UK.  

Recycling Industry Erupts as EU Commission Ditches Circular Economy Package

Dec 17, 2014

The reyclcing industry has reacted vigerously to Frans Timmermans' plans to withdraw the Circular Economy Package and replace it with a “more ambitious proposal” next year.

UKIP Leader Nigel Farage on the Circular Economy - “I Haven't Got a Clue”

Dec 17, 2014

UKIP leader, Nigel Farage, has gave his own unique insights into the ‘Circular Economy’ in a debate following the announcement yesterday of the EU Commission Work Programme 2015 in the European Parliament.

6 MW Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project at Republic Services’ Site in Indiana

Dec 11, 2014

Republic Services, has begun operations at a 6 MW landfill gas-to-energy project at the at County Line Landfill in Argos, Northern Indiana. 

ISWA Blog: The End is Nigh? (Episode 2014)

Dec 11, 2014

David Newman, ISWA President explains why in the face of climate change and other threats to humanity such as Ebola, there are reasons to be cheerful about our species’ prospects – and many are to be found in the waste and recycling industry… 

Parker Acquires UK Landfill & Biogas Siloxane Removal Technology Firm

Dec 9, 2014

Motion and control technologies firm, Parker Hannifin, has acquired West Sussex, UK based PpTek a specialist in the provision of regenerative siloxane removal solutions for biogas. 

FCC Preferred Bidder for Waste to Energy & Recycling Plant in Edinburgh

Dec 8, 2014

FCC has been selected, as the Preferred Bidder to design, construct, finance and operate a state-of-the-art recycling and 13 MW waste to energy facility for processing household waste from Edinburgh and Midlothian Councils.

Low Quality Landfill Gas to Energy Projects in Poland Select Cleanergy Stirling Engine GasBox

Dec 4, 2014

Swedish Stirling Engine generator specialist, Cleanergy supplies its GasBox generators to two landfill sites in Poland for the production of energy from low quality methane gas emitted from two major, following a successful pilot project earlier in the year. 

UK Landfill Tax for Fines to be Determined by LOI Testing Following Autumn Statement

Dec 4, 2014

Following consultation, in its Autumn Statement, the UK government said that it will introduce a loss on ignition (LOI) testing regime to determine the rate of Landfill Tax due on fines.  

Analysis: Waste to Energy Gaining Ground in Canadian Opinion Polls

Dec 3, 2014

John Foden, President of the Canadian Resource Recovery Council, explains the importance of the results from a recent poll on the issue of waste to energy, and gives insight into the future of waste management in Canada…