landfill

‘Clearer’ landfill tax regime expected in summer 2017

‘Clearer’ landfill tax regime expected in summer 2017 Landfill tax rates are due to rise from April – but proposed law changes aimed at giving greater clarity over which materials are exempt from the tax are expected later in the … Read More

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GPT Waste announce increase in diversion from landfill

GPT Waste announce increase in diversion from landfill We are pleased to announce that a recent internal report showcases a major increase in their diversion from landfill percentage. GPT Waste ensures that providing sustainable waste services to their clients remains … Read More

RDF exports

RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016

RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016 Environment Agency figures show that exports of waste derived fuels from England in 2016 have exceeded 3 million tonnes. Provisional figures released by the Agency for the period of January to November … Read More

landfill waste

HMRC: Landfill waste taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’

All materials sent to landfill sites will be taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’, under the government’s proposed changes to Landfill Tax legislation from 1 April next year. HMRC elaborated on its plans on the 5th of December in a Policy Paper … Read More

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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

landfill in England

Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England

Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England The latest data published by the Environment Agency has shown a 6.4% increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England in 2015, while the fraction of … Read More

waste management

GPT Waste help Carillion meet landfill targets with proactive waste management services

GPT Waste help Carillion meet landfill targets with proactive waste management services We are pleased to announce that GPT Waste have helped Carillion meet their landfill targets, with proactive waste management services. The project, which was based at Doncaster train … Read MoreRead More

GPT Food Waste

Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the … Read More

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Landfill Tax to Hit £84.40 per Tonne in 2016

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed the amount that will be charged for the standard and lower rate of landfill tax from April 2016, in guidance documents published in March. All landfill site operators in the UK received … Read More

Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste Goes to Landfill

Globally, we produce an astounding amount of waste, all of which has a negative impact upon the environment. It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental … Read More