Scottish businesses urged to recycle food waste

Food businesses in Scottish towns urged to recycle more as part of new regulations. Businesses which generate more than 5kg of food waste per week are now required by law to have it collected separately for recycling. Changes to the Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 January, replacing a previous requirement with...

19/01/2016

End of an era as Heathfield landfill site closes its gates after 35 years

Viridor’s Heathfield landfill site, near Newton Abbot, South Devon, received its very last delivery of waste for safe disposal on 15 January. The site has been operational and providing safe and essential disposal services for Devon’s local authorities and businesses since 1980. Over its 35 year lifetime the site received over 8...

18/01/2016

New energy plant helping Peterborough towards its zero waste ambitions

Peterborough’s state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) has been completed and is now operational on the city’s Fengate industrial estate. The plant will be operated by leading UK recycling and renewable energy company, Viridor, and forms part of the UK’s largest network of landfill diversion and energy recovery facilities.

18/01/2016