Newtownabbey/Mallusk Residents View Proposals for the Becon Project


Newtownabbey/Mallusk Residents View Proposals for the Becon Project

25 March 2013

The Becon Consortium, the organisation behind plans to develop new residual waste management infrastructure to help all 11 councils within the arc21 area meet their EU landfill diversion targets and manage waste in a more sustainable way, recently held the first in a series of local community drop in sessions within the Newtownabbey area.


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Community Invited to View Proposals for the Becon Project


14 March 2013

Prior to the submission of a formal planning application in the autumn the Becon Consortium, backed by leading European energy company E.ON Energy from Waste, is undertaking a programme of extensive public consultation.This is designed to explain the proposals in detail, answer questions and provide the public and other stakeholders with an opportunity to provide their feedback.


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£240million Waste Infrastructure Investment Plans Unveiled for arc21 Area


£240million Waste Infrastructure Investment Plans Unveiled for arc21 Area

11 March 2013

Plans for new waste management infrastructure which will enable arc21, the umbrella waste body for 11 Councils in the East of Northern Ireland, to meet European landfill diversion targets and manage its waste more sustainably were unveiled today.


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Energy from waste: a guide to the debate


05 March 2013

Original source: http://www.defra.gov.uk/publications/2013/02/27/pb13892-energy-from-waste/
Government’s main focus is on preventing waste in the first place or where it does arise ensuring it is viewed as a valuable resource, ideally reusing or recycling it. It is also Government policy that efficiently recovering energy from residual waste has a valuable role to play in both diverting waste from landfill and energy generation.


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