waste management

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  • Created on: 29-05-13 16:34
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  • Waste Management
    • Future sites for new facilities such as waste transfer, recycling, composting, energy recovery and landfill
    • Current plan based on 4 key objectives:
      • Protecting the environment
      • Using resources efficiently
      • Controlling pollution
      • Encouraging public awareness and involvement
    • Eastcroft Incinerator
      • Started 1960 due to shortage of landfill
      • Investment into incineration as it provides heat for local homes and businesses
      • Combined heat and power to generate electricity as well as heat
      • Reduce amount of waste going to landfill by 70% and cuts CO2 emissions by 34,000 tonnes per year

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