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A 21st Century Solution to Manage Our Waste and Support the Transition to a Circular Economy
In line with the Northern Ireland Waste Strategy and the arc21 Waste Management Plan and in direct response to the requirements identified by arc21, the waste management group representing 6 Councils in the east of Northern Ireland, the Becon Consortium has developed plans to build integrated waste management infrastructure at the Hightown Quarry site on the Boghill Road, Mallusk. This will allow the councils to treat their residual (black bin) waste in a sustainable manner, avoiding the need to landfill or export this waste overseas, where it is used to fuel similar Energy from Waste plants abroad.
The Becon Project
THE CHALLENGE & OPPORTUNITYThe Becon Project will enable arc21
councils to manage their residual black bin waste
in a sustainable and cost-effective way.
BENEFITSThe Becon Project offers a wide range of
environmental, economic and social benefits
THE FACILITYThe Becon project is an integrated waste management
facility which will use tried and tested technologies
commonly used across Europe for over 30 years and
which will continue to be used for black bin waste.
LOCATIONThe Hightown Quarry, Mallusk site has been
chosen following a rigorous site selection
process and meets all the key criteria.
COMMUNITYWe are keen to become an integral part of
the local community and want to hear
your views about the project.
DOWNLOADSYou can find various planning
submission documents and supporting
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