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WRA welcomes launch of RPS 291

WRA welcomes launch of RPS 291

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) welcomed the launch of a new regulatory position statement for waste wood on Thursday, 2nd November. The statement was developed in consultation with the Environment Agency and is expected to make it easier for the industry to meet regulatory requirements while ensuring compliance. RPS 291 allows, in the short term,...

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WRA reassures businesses ahead of RPS 250 deadline

WRA reassures businesses ahead of RPS 250 deadline

As the deadline for the new demolition waste wood regulations approaches, the Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) wants to assure businesses that only a small portion of material will be affected by the change. Additionally, the WRA states that this impact can be further reduced with proper testing. From Friday (1st September), the Environment Agency is...

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WRA welcomes plans to withdraw RPS 250

WRA welcomes plans to withdraw RPS 250

Following five years of work to clarify which waste wood items are potentially hazardous, the Wood Recyclers’ Association has welcomed plans by the Environment Agency to withdraw RPS 250 on 1st September. Introduced in July 2021, Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) 250 currently allows potentially hazardous ‘amber’ waste wood items from the construction and demolition (C&D)...

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Geminor grows in a turbulent 2022  

Geminor grows in a turbulent 2022  

Resource management company Geminor handled 1,82 million tonnes of waste in Europe last year, an increase of almost nine per cent from 2021. Still, this is a more modest growth than expected. – The waste industry has experienced a turbulent 2022 and is adapting to a new reality in Europe, says CEO at Geminor, Kjetil...

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Conrad Energy partners with Enva to cover expanding site networks

Conrad Energy partners with Enva to cover expanding site networks

CONRAD Energy, the UK’s largest flexible power producer, has appointed Enva as its exclusive waste and resource recovery provider across the company’s rapidly expanding network of sites. Recognised for its commercial, operational and environmental planning expertise, the contract award sees Enva extend its coverage in the UK energy sector. Enva will provide both hazardous and...