Fire-hit waste firm’s environmental permit revoked

A Northamptonshire-based waste management company’s appeal against its environmental permit being revoked has been rejected. Think Environmental Ltd ran a bio-drying and waste management centre at Blackbridge Farm – which had two fires. In October 2012, it was fined a total of £33,000 and full costs of £15,000 for failing to stop smells from the site […]

Northamptonshire awards £53m to manage household waste

Northamptonshire County Council has awarded a contract worth up to £53 million to manage around 79,000 tonnes of residual household waste every year. Waste will be sent to SITA UK’s landfill site in Wellingborough during the first two years of the contract, however, from 2015 they will be used at a new fuel recovery facility […]

Warwickshire AD plant gets go-ahead

An anaerobic digestion plant has been given the go-ahead to be built in Warwickshire. The plant will be owned and operated by BiogenGreenfinch, will treat up to 45,000 tonnes of food waste per year from households, food manufacturers and retailers and will produce enough electricity to meet the annual demand of up to 2,000 homes. […]