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South Devon AD plant gets green light

AAD (South West), a subsidiary of British engineering company the AeroThermal Group has been granted planning permission by Devon County Council to develop a waste and resource treatment facility.

Old Kent Road £60m facility makes early start

Due to be formally opened in early 2012, the new state of the art £60 million integrated waste management facility on the former gas works on the Old Kent Road in South East London is reported to be already processing waste and recycling.

BBC Autumnwatch returns to Pitsea

Veolia Environmental Services has announced the return of BBC Autumnwatch to its landfill site at Pitsea, Essex. The show has returned to the site for an update on the fox family that presenter Liz Bonnin met during Springwatch.

Household food waste costs UK £12bn, says WRAP

WRAP has published new research which showed a sharp fall in household food waste by 13%, but which also reported that the UK throws away edible food worth £12bn a year, according to chief executive, Dr Liz Goodwin.

GlaxoSmithKline expands inhaler recycling service

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is expanding Complete the Cycle, a respiratory inhaler recycling scheme, to community pharmacies across the country. The scheme, run in partnership with TerraCycle UK, was reported to have been successfully trialled earlier this year in branches of the Co-operative ...

Driving Innovation in AD

WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) is launching two tender invitations to challenge the cost and efficiency of anaerobic digestion (AD) technology.

Hydropower to the people

Wherever a flow of water is heading back to the ocean whence it came, there is energy to be collected. The principal obstacles to a hydropower scheme are economic and environmental. To be viable the value of its power must sufficiently exceed its building and running costs, and its impact on the ...

Keep Britain Tidy unveils 'Love where you live' campaign

Keep Britain Tidy has kick-started its new national anti-littering campaign ‘Love where you live’ by encouraging everyone to take five minutes to show that they love where they live; whether that involves picking up some litter or sweeping the pavement outside their home or business.

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