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The 4 Types of Nuclear Waste – UK Radioactive Waste Examples

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 22:14:22 +0000

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Radioactive Waste Examples and UK Decommissioning Learn about the 4 Types of Radioactive Waste (Radioactive Waste Examples) : Our info-graphic image explains what the 4 types of nuclear waste are (High Level Nuclear Waste, Intermediate Level Nuclear Waste, Low Level Nuclear Waste, Very Low Level Nuclear Waste) The 4 types of nuclear waste (copyright free […]

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At Last Recycling in the UK Truly Makes Sense at the Bywaters Recycling and Recovery Facility, Bow, London

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 00:13:22 +0000

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Recycling is taking off in the UK! Find out how the UK industry has reached a profitability tipping point, and how one commercial recycling company is providing a leading recycling facility and waste management service for forward thinking industrial and commercial waste clients throughout London.

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List of Municipal MRFs Operating in England – Materials Recovery Facilities Known Also as Recycling Centres

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:46:44 +0000

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We have devoted this page to providing a list of materials recovery facilities in England. Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are also often referred to as Recycling Centres, Waste Processing Sites, Household Waste Facilities, Waste Pre-Treatment Centres, Materials Facilities etc. Their purpose is to remove as much waste as possible, for recycling. They are in effect, pre-treatment centres […]

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List of Separation Methods Used to Divert Waste from Landfill and Recycle

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:23:19 +0000

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A list of DRY waste separation methods for municipal solid waste materials are provided, with a short description of each. These separation techniques will become increasingly familiar as the solid waste management techniques used to divert waste from landfill and recycle continue to be developed, to process and recycle more and more of the world’s […]

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More Effort Needed to ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ says UK Environment Agency

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:00:24 +0000

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The UK Environment Agency continually calls on the nation to reduce, reuse and recycle as much of our waste as possible. It’s for our own good! Read-on to find out all you could want to know about it! Back in 2007, Barbara Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, said: “We need to improve our […]

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Landfill Directive Compliance – EC Legal Action Against Member States Over Landfill Directive

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 09:41:25 +0000

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Landfill Directive compliance has been an issue across the EU for almost 15 years. We first posted about this in December 2006, when ISWA posted an article, reproduced below. EC legal action against non-compliant member states, over the Landfill Directives, isn’t just a pedantic wish from compliant states. It brings many real health, and cross-boarder […]

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What is Vermicomposting and Why is it Becoming Increasingly Popular?

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 23:16:49 +0000

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After receiving a number of queries recently when we were asked; “What is Vermicomposting” we wrote this article in reply.  And; “Why is it Becoming Increasingly Popular?” Is also answered here. The humble earthworm has for millennia lived in our soils largely unseen, improving the quality of these materials to support the whole network of […]

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What Is Allerton Waste Recovery Park?

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 23:31:04 +0000

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Allerton Waste Recovery Park, is a waste management facility for North Yorkshire and the City of York which was commissioned in early 2018. The Allerton Waste Recovery Park accepts municipal and commercial waste and includes a materials recovery facility, a 24MWe EfW plant (incinerator) handling 320,000 tonnes per year of waste and a 1.1MWe biogas plant. […]

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Coffee Cup Recycling – Has DS Smith Got the Solution for the UK?

Tue, 27 Mar 2018 20:19:16 +0000

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So, what’s this about coffee cup recycling? To bring you up to date with recent events on Coffee Cup Recycling, we need to turn back the clock to 2008. In 2008, Starbucks declared that it would go over to a 100% recyclable paper cup in all its stores, and increase re-use to 25% by 2015. […]

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Recycling and Sustainable Waste Management is Changing be Smart Stay-Ahead or Lose

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 23:32:41 +0000

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All businesses now need to plan for recycling and sustainable waste management like never before. Pressure is mounting to improve the ways all businesses work. Brexit will mean all have to work smarter, and a large part of this starts by looking again at waste. Those that don’t keep up-to-date on waste risk the glare of […]

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