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SUEZ site-seeing | Part 12 | Suffolk energy-from-waste (EfW) facility

23rd April 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. The energy-from-waste facility, located in Great Blakenham, Suffolk is one of our newest sites which began operating in December 2014. The facility manages residual waste from Suffolk households in partnership with Suffolk County Council, though a 25-year partnership agreement. The site can process 269,000 tonnes of waste per annum, with 175,000 tonnes coming directly from Suffolk

We are finally asking the right questions about deposit return schemes

6th April 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. Last week was perhaps a pivotal point in the evolution of UK waste management policy and practice, and that had nothing to do with our stagnating recycling rate or our hopes and fears post Brexit. No, it was down to the commitment from Michael Gove that England would have a deposit return system (DRS) for

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 10 | Kirklees materials recycling facility (MRF) and energy-from-waste (EfW) facility

4th April 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. SUEZ’s Kirklees site, located near Leeds, is one of the older sites and contracts in the SUEZ portfolio, which is an integrated contract dating back to 1998. The council collects recycling and residual waste commingled and brings both streams to the site for processing. Over 90 per cent of the waste is diverted from landfill

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 9 | Knowsley rail transfer station (Merseyside)

26th March 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr Adam Read. Merseyside Energy Recovery Limited (MERL) is a consortium of companies brought together with the purpose of helping  Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) manage household waste in the most sustainable way. The MERL consortium consists of three companies, SUEZ recycling and recovery UK, Sembcorp Utilities UK, and I-Environment Investments Ltd. Together, the consortium has financed,

SUEZ site-seeing | Part 8 | Landor Street, Integrated resource recovery centre

21st March 2018 Posted by

Posted by Dr. Adam Read. The second site visit this year was organised at our integrated resource recovery facility at Landor Street, in the heart of industrial Birmingham. Given the post-Christmas materials uplift, it was an ideal time to see a relatively small site working to its maximum, clearing the backlog of recyclates from the West Midlands and beyond! The

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