Energy from waste exports up

Exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from England and Wales grew by more than half a million tonnes last year. There was a total of 2.94 million tonnes produced in 2015, according to provisional data from the RDF Industry Group, which includes waste management contractors and operators from the UK and Europe such as Veolia, […]

Manchester’s £1m facility to process 70,000 tonnes of waste

A £1 million facility that has the capacity to process around 70,000 tonnes of waste has officially been opened in Manchester. Located in Trafford Park, the Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) processing facility will take commercial and industrial waste such as cardboard, wood and metals for recycling. Non-recyclable items will however be compacted and wrapped before […]

Fuel from waste set to grow

There’s growing confidence in the fuel from waste market according to a new survey. The study by international law firm Norton Rose found 58% of senior execs in the UK waste industry believe their sector will grow next year. The market for both solid recovered fuel (SRF) and refuse derived fuel (RDF) is growing but […]