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Refuse Derived Fuel RDF export and logistics

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The UK continues to develop treatment infrastructure as an alternative to landfill. A key alternative to landfill is the production of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) for energy generation via combustion.  With a lack of available Energy from waste (EfW) treatment capacity in the UK, RDF producers have taken advantage of spare capacity in the wider European market caused by a …

Second RDF contract for Dutch firm Twence

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Dutch energy-from-waste company Twence has agreed its second contract to process refuse-derived fuel from the UK. The company has signed a deal with waste management firm FCC to process up to 200,000 tonnes-a-year of RDF from British household, commercial and industrial waste at Twence’s EfW plant in Hengelo in the Netherlands. The RDF will be sealed in air-tight plastic bales …

Large-scale Energy from Waste set to lose out as Scotland steps up zero waste

Energy, Energy from Waste, Recycling

  Scotland’s emerging waste treatment landscape will be dominated by localised facilities rather than large-scale energy recovery (energy from waste), a group of experts have forecast. The country’s zero waste agenda, which is more ambitious and prescriptive than England’s, requires all waste to be pre-treated to remove recyclates before being sent for energy recovery.This driver will not only incentivise operators …