£5,000 fine for illegal waste wood in Oxfordshire

A landowner has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 in fines for illegal waste wood in Bicester, Oxfordshire. According to the court, Mr Gordon Jones accumulated an “extensive amount” of waste wood at his agricultural holding called ‘Field Farm’ site. The Environment Agency received reports of waste wood deposit and storage in 2013. It stated […]

UK pledges £50m for small-scale waste projects

The waste to energy sector is getting a boost, thanks to a £50 million investment announced today. The Green Investment Bank (GIB) will provide financial help for smaller-scale recycling and waste projects across the UK. The announcement was made by Business Minister Matthew Hancock during his visit to the £47 million Birmingham BioPower plant, currently […]

Waste wood to energy plant bags £110m

A facility that converts wood waste into energy in Merseyside has bagged funding worth £110 million. The UK Green Investment Bank will provide £16.9 million of loans and a further £13.2 equity investment via its Foresight-managed fund, UK Waste Resources & Energy Investments (UKWREI), in which it is the cornerstone investor. The rest of the […]