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News of the UK and international Landfill Scene.

Duty of Care and making sure to comply

The Skip Hire Operator’s Duty of Care (UK) – Updated Legal Framework

Skip Hire operator’s Duty of Care (UK) requirements for Skip Hire Service Companies are poorly understood by the public and even by some skip hire companies and other waste transport operators. Why the UK’s Duty of Care Regulations Were Introduced for the Transport Sector Most nations suffer fly-tipping problems and the UK response has been […]

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List of Old Landfill Sites Going Solar – Solar Landfills

Many old landfill sites are going solar so we thought we would create a list of 10 recent examples of landfill sites going solar, which have in the News, over the past 6 months. They are being made into what we call “Solar Landfills”, and its great news for the environment because solar energy is […]

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Sad and Shocking Bodies Dumped in Landfills in the Last 10 Years

The following bodies and body parts have been dumped in landfills in the last 10 years. Unfortunately, sad things happen, and then he remains have to be disposed of in the best way possible in the circumstances. Sometimes, animals die and are not suitable for using for food production, or rendering down for other uses. Also, when […]

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Reducing Carbon Emissions from Landfill and Carbon Credit Trading

Reducing Carbon Emissions from Landfill is important to reduce the impact of waste disposal on climate change, the  Carbon Credit Trading scheme has been introduced to help the poorer countries fund this change. It is all about methane. Methane, the second most prevalent greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide, is emitted in large quantities from modern […]

Waste Technologies Revolution

Unfashionable Talk About Landfills

It the developed nations it seems to be unfashionable to talk and write about landfills. The world has moved on and wants to talk about all those new technological developments which can turn waste into chic recycled goods, into energy to power our cars, fertilizer to grow food, and more. With the UK in step […]