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LOI Testing: The Fine Line in Waste Management

LOI Testing: The Fine Line in Waste Management

Loss on ignition (LOI) testing helps waste management organisations remain compliant with The Landfill Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2015. Here, Sarah Gazzola, commercial manager, Energy & Waste Services, explains the LOI testing process and why it is vital for businesses to understand the chemical make-up of fines in their waste.…

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A Circular Economy Fuelled by Global Standards

A Circular Economy Fuelled by Global Standards

As the creation of a zero-carbon economy becomes an increasingly important priority, greater attention is being paid to solid recovered fuel (SRF) – fuel produced entirely from materials found in non-hazardous waste. George Bradley, business manager, Energy & Waste Services, SOCOTEC, is now the UK’s principal expert representing the British Standards Institute (BSI) on the International Standards Organisation’s (ISO) TC 300 Solid Recovered Fuel Technical committee. Having just returned from the group’s second plenary meeting in Tokyo, George explains its objectives and the importance of setting standards for testing and sampling SRF.…

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2016: Continuing the Energy & Waste Transition

2016: Continuing the Energy & Waste Transition

Declan Burns, managing director of Energy & Waste Services, reflects on 2015 and considers the opportunities and challenges that the energy and waste sector faces in 2016 and beyond.…

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