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Duke of Edinburgh opens Lakeside energy from waste facility

The Duke of Edinburgh recently opened the Lakeside energy from waste (EfW) facility at Colnbrook, near Slough and received a tour of the plant. The Duke saw how the plant exports enough energy recovered from residual waste to meet the domestic needs of around 50,000 householders.

Explosive found in Merseyside facility

Merseyside waste management officers are asking local residents to be mindful of what goes into their bins following an incident at a recycling facility in Wirral.

Industry slams government's spending review proposals

There has been an angry response to last week’s comprehensive spending review in which the chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, outlined the government’s plans. This included proposals to reduce Defra’s spending by 29% (in real terms) by 2014-15, as well as the withdrawal of funding for ...

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