Second RDF contract for Dutch firm Twence

Energy, Energy from Waste, FCC, Landfill Tax, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), SRF, Waste-to-Energy, Zero to Landfill

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 …

More landfill sites close as waste volumes fall

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Zero to Landfill

30 landfill sites close in the UK this year, taking the number of closures to 130 since 2008, according to a new report. Although another eight landfill sites have either opened or re-opened in the last year, there has been a further drop in the amount of waste being sent to landfill, the report found. Another 30 landfill sites closed …