News and analysis on energy-from-waste markets, facilities, projects, technologies, companies and government policies.

Varme boss calls for more UK carbon capture support as EfW project progresses

An artist's impression of the Ham Hall plant

Company’s first UK-based facility will be developed with CCS “from day one”

Further consultation on 1.2Mt/yr EfW project

RDF ready to be processed

Government has asked interested parties to comment on recent updates, focusing on air quality impacts and adaptive management related to the Wash special protection area (SPA)

Directors face eight-month jail sentences for running illegal waste site

Waste at the site

UK: Rare non-suspended custodial sentence for East Coast Recycling Properties directors

Plastic recycling facilities release huge quantities of microplastics into the water, study finds

Plastic waste for recyling

UK: 13% of the mass of plastic waste brought to an unnamed recycling plant ended up discharged into water

Essex's new waste tender to focus on four and seven-year deals

A landfill in Tilbury, Essex

UK: EWB understands the new deals will allow waste to be landfilled, until EfW projects in the region come into operation from 2026 onwards

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