Planning permission for London energy-from-waste plant

Planning permission has been granted for a new energy from waste plant in south London. The so-called ‘energy recovery facility’ (ERF) at waste firm Viridor’s recycling and landfill site in Beddington will collect rubbish from the boroughs of Kingston, Sutton, Merton and Croydon. At the moment these South London Waste Partnership (SLWP) boroughs handle 400,000 […]

South London councils bid to end landfill

Four South London councils have signed a contract with a waste and recycling firm in a bid to end landfill. The agreement between South London Waste Partnership and Viridor will ensure around 200,000 tonnes of residual waste generated by households in Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton will no longer be sent to landfill sites from […]