Environment Agency’s Fire Prevention Plan branded “extremely disappointing”.

The Wood Recyclers Association has branded the Environment Agency’s Fire Prevention Plan guidance as “extremely disappointing”. The new guidance has halved some of the stack heights permitted for storing waste. The Agency’s own guidance remains inconsistent with the guidance issued by The Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum, which is partly supported by the[…]

Fire crews tackle CCC’s Kirkby waste site blaze

Fire crews were called out to tackle a fire at a waste transfer and recycling facility run by CCC Waste Management at Simonswood Industrial Park in Kirkby, which broke out late last night. The fire was contained within a building housing a mixture of household recyclable waste. Firefighters managed to contain the fire to ensure[…]