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CLG has put planning decision on hold

Posted by hertswow on December 14, 2017 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

A week ahead of a meeting of Herts. CC's Development Control Committee to determine whether to grant planning permission for Veolia's application, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has stepped in with a letter to the Council as follows:

"TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE) (ENGLAND) ORDER 2015

Proposed Energy Recovery Facility at 2 Rattys Lane, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire - Application number 7/0067-17

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UKWIN to speak at London Assembly EfW Meeting

Posted by hertswow on December 6, 2017 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)

On Thursday 7th December 2017 the London Assembly's Environment Committee will be discussing issues relating to Energy from Waste incineration as part of the Committee's investigation into waste management in London.

Shlomo Dowen, the National Coordinator of the UK Without Incineration Network (UKWIN), will be one of the guest attending the meeting. UKWIN has provided written evidence to the London Assembly showing how waste incineration harms recycling and why it is important tha...

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WRAP's Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Posted by hertswow on December 4, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

 

"WRAP's Food Waste Recycling Action Plan is live! - 30 Nov 2017 (link)

The first new bulletin for the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan is now live. Visit it to find our all about progress in the first year, the latest tools and industry guidance, as well as opportunities to get involved and help improve recycling rates across the sector. Do pass the ...

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WRAP's Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Posted by hertswow on December 4, 2017 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

 

"WRAP's Food Waste Recycling Action Plan is live! - 30 Nov 2017 (link)

The first new bulletin for the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan is now live. Visit it to find our all about progress in the first year, the latest tools and industry guidance, as well as opportunities to get involved and help improve recycling rates across the sector. Do pass the ...

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National Recycling Award for NHDC and NHH

Posted by hertswow on November 11, 2017 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

 

"North Hertfordshire District Council and North Hertfordshire Homes go flat out to win recycling award"

Monday, 23 October 2017 - 3:00pm - https://northherts-cms.cms-live.firmstep.com/north-hertfordshire-district-council-and-north-hertfordshire-homes-go-flat-out-win-recycling-award" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">details

"North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) and North Hertfordshire Homes (NHH) are celebrating winning a prestigious national awa...

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Recycle Week 2017, 25 Sept. to 1st Oct. - WRAP

Posted by hertswow on September 19, 2017 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (2)

 

"This year’s campaign ‘Recycling – it’s worth it’ is designed to encourage us all to recycle more of the right things from all around the home. Our research shows that in the UK, whilst almost 90% of people claim to regularly recycle from the kitchen, only 52% say they regularly recycle from the bathroom. Yet recycling just three empty deodorant cans can save enough energy to power a shower for eight minutes. And those recycled aerosols could ...

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Seminar on 'Climate Change and Environmental Impact Assessment'

Posted by hertswow on September 18, 2017 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (0)

In London c/o CIWEM on Thursday 9th November 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm, details

Cost £100.00. For sponsorship enquires please email [email protected]

"On the 16th May 2017 amendments to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process were introduced in line with the 2014 EU Directive (2014/52/EU). The amendments pay increased attention to emerging thr...

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Food Waste in the EU

Posted by hertswow on September 17, 2017 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

On 15th Sept. 2017, Martin Bowman (of 'This Is Rubbish' initiative) has requested this:

"Call on the European Commission to halve food waste in the UK and Europe before it's too late! Just over a month to go.  . . ."

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Eunomia's 12th Residual Waste Infrastructure Review

Posted by hertswow on September 13, 2017 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Eunomia consultancy team has published their biannual Residual Waste Infrastructure Review. here

which "tracks and forecasts the UK’s supply of treatment capacity and available waste arisings. The 12th edition of the report highlights the significant growth in residual waste treatment capacity since Eunomia started tracking f...

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Re-consultation on VES's planning application

Posted by hertswow on August 18, 2017 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Yesterday Herts. CC opened a public re-consultation on a slew of reports under 'Regulation 22' matters that queried many of  the original set of documents. This will run until Thursday 21st September 2017. If that is too short a timescale for your organisation, you are invited to notify HCC and ask for an extension (sooner rather than later please, so that other respondents can benefit from the timescale).

We expect that HCC's Minerals and Waste Planning team will publicise this vi...

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