energy from waste

Energy production from waste increases

Energy production from waste increases Energy production of bioenergy and waste was 3% higher in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter in 2016. The figures are included in latest quarterly release of sector trends by the … Read More

anaerobic digestion

Anaerobic Digestion Now Powers Over a Million Homes, Report Finds

AD Now Powers Over a Million Homes, Report Finds A new report shows that anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK now have enough capacity to power over a million homes. The report shows that AD in the UK now … Read More

waste to energy

What 2017 holds for Energy from Waste in the UK

  What 2017 holds for Energy from Waste in the UK In a recent article published by Recycling & Waste World, Chris Holmes, head of waste and bioenergy at UK Green Investment Bank, examines what 2017 holds for the Energy … Read More

landfill diversion

Coffey rejects Energy-from-Waste as plastics packaging solution

Coffey rejects Energy-from-Waste as plastics packaging solution According to a recent article published by Let’s Recycle, Thérèse Coffey, Resource Minister, has claimed that it is better to bury plastic than burn it, whilst debating a 75,000-strong e-petition calling for a … Read More

energy from waste

EU Commission urges caution over EfW investment

EU Commission urges caution over Energy from Waste investment The European Commission has adopted guidance today over the role of waste-to-energy in a circular economy, and has warned against public investment contributing to incinerator ‘overcapacity’. The Commission’s long anticipated communication … Read More

landfill waste

AD overtakes landfill energy production

Anaerobic digestion (AD) now generates more energy than the landfill gas sector, according to new figures. The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than … Read More

energy from waste

Councils Agree Aberdeen Energy from Waste Development

Councils Agree Aberdeen Energy from Waste Development A partnership between Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeenshire Council and Moray Council was agreed that will see the three authorities work together on the next steps for the building an Energy from Waste facility … Read MoreRead More

resource efficiency

International W2E Market Bulletin July Round-Up

 International W2E Market Bulletin July Round-Up The latest’s issues of International W2E Market Bulletin have been published. The cost of renewables is falling, by 2040 more than $7.80 trillion will be invested in renewable and waste-to-energy power generation worldwide, out … Read MoreRead More

refuse derived fuel

Energy-from-Waste drive ‘could compromise recycling targets’

The current “fixation” on energy-from-waste (EfW) plants in the UK could compromise the ability to reach recycling targets, says a major recycling equipment manufacturer. Senior consultants from Eunomia have called on Defra to introduce policy measures that would “damp down” … Read More

England Runs the Risk of Missing Recycling Targets

Following Defra’s decision to take a step back from waste management, MP’s have urged Government to increase recycling rates across England by 2020. Government has been asked to ensure that only genuine residual waste is sent to energy-from-waste plants. MP’s … Read More