landfill waste

HMRC: Landfill waste taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’

All materials sent to landfill sites will be taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’, under the government’s proposed changes to Landfill Tax legislation from 1 April next year. HMRC elaborated on its plans on the 5th of December in a Policy Paper … Read More

landfill waste

AD overtakes landfill energy production

Anaerobic digestion (AD) now generates more energy than the landfill gas sector, according to new figures. The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than … Read More

landfill in England

Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England

Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England The latest data published by the Environment Agency has shown a 6.4% increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England in 2015, while the fraction of … Read More

waste management

GPT Waste help Carillion meet landfill targets with proactive waste management services

GPT Waste help Carillion meet landfill targets with proactive waste management services We are pleased to announce that GPT Waste have helped Carillion meet their landfill targets, with proactive waste management services. The project, which was based at Doncaster train … Read MoreRead More

GPT Food Waste

Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the … Read More

Landfill Tax to Hit £84.40 per Tonne in 2016

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed the amount that will be charged for the standard and lower rate of landfill tax from April 2016, in guidance documents published in March. All landfill site operators in the UK received … Read More

Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste Goes to Landfill

Globally, we produce an astounding amount of waste, all of which has a negative impact upon the environment. It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental … Read More

Experts Warn that the Waste Sector Needs Notice on Targets

The chief executive of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the waste industry would need up to five years’ notice in order to prepare for the introduction of landfill bans. June Steve Lee, provided evidence in … Read More

LGA Call for Landfill Tax Freeze

The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on the chancellor to scrap his plans for an 11% increase in landfill tax as it will not aid in increase recycling levels. While there is much evidence that the tax has succeeded … Read More

End of Waste Conference Provides Help on the Challenges of Implementing Complex EU Criteria

The End of Waste and Quality Protocols Conference will address the impact of end of waste regulations, intended to divert waste materials from landfill. The specialist forum takes place on 30th January 2014, at 76 Portland Place, London, and is … Read More