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Swedish energy recovery drops slightly

Swedish energy recovery drops slightly

Just under half of the country’s waste went for energy recovery, according to new figures

Dutch consultancy scoops RED II biomass deal

Dutch consultancy scoops RED II biomass deal

Work relates to European Commission’s 35% renewable energy target for the period 2021-2030

Biomethane production progressing say trade bodies

Biomethane production progressing say trade bodies

Belgium, Estonia and Ireland all added their first production capacity last year, according to new report

UK waste exports drop as Brexit uncertainty bites

UK waste exports drop as Brexit uncertainty bites

Full-year figures expected to show greater fall, but industry hopeful for a stable 3Mt market in 2020

Netherlands sets ‘temporary’ ban on new waste imports

Netherlands sets ‘temporary’ ban on new waste imports

Government says “no new contracts can be concluded” to process foreign waste in the Netherlands until further notice

Nordic nations urged away from EfW

Nordic nations urged away from EfW

Eunomia, which backs the export of RDF to Scandinavia, authors report calling for a different approach to energy recovery

Call to back construction of Irish-based biogas plants

Call to back construction of Irish-based biogas plants

Twenty-five “medium- to large-scale biogas plants” should be financially supported in the short term to achieve climate targets, according to two trade bodies

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Call to end subsidies for maize-to-energy AD plants

Call to end subsidies for maize-to-energy AD plants

UK: An anaerobic digestate leak kills 10,000 fish, prompting angry call from the Rivers Trust

Portuguese waste strategy backs biogas over EfW

Portuguese waste strategy backs biogas over EfW

€200m originally earmarked to boost EfW capacity is to be drastically cut with a much smaller portion going to increase biogas production

Bavaria pushes biomass-fired heating plants

Bavaria pushes biomass-fired heating plants

Germany: Ten small-scale plants have been funded with another 16 in the pipeline

EU set to slap tariffs on Indonesian palm oil biodiesel

EU set to slap tariffs on Indonesian palm oil biodiesel

The European Commission intends to impose duties of up to 18% on imports of Indonesian biodiesel made from palm oil to counter what it says are unjust subsidies

What does Biffa’s China dumping conviction mean for the waste sector?

What does Biffa’s China dumping conviction mean for the waste sector?

The waste sector is reeling from the conviction of one of the industry's largest companies for illegally sending waste abroad. It has led to questions over which other firms the EA has in its sights and whether or not export laws are clear enough. Conor McGlone reports.

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