Consultation opens on liquid waste to energy

The government has opened a consultation to explore new rules and requirements for converting bioliquids and waste into energy. It seeks views from across the UK on implementing the EU’s new sustainability requirements for power of this kind being generated under the Renewables Obligations (RO) scheme. The consultation aims to update legislation to ensure substances […]

EBRD buys €10m stake in waste operator

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has bought a stake worth €10 million (£7.1m) in a waste treatment operator. Eco Baltia JSC is a waste management operator in Latvia and the Baltic States. The bank’s investment will be used to build a mechanical biological treatment plant for household waste. It will extract recyclable […]

Suffolk and Norfolk waste deal extended to 2020

The waste deal between Norfolk and Suffolk has been extended to 2020. The agreement, which was signed until 2016 last year, allows Norfolk County Council to send its waste to a Suffolk facility where it is treated to generate electricity. It processes around 210,000 tonnes of residual waste that Norfolk generates each year. Matthew Hicks, […]