Knowaste resubmits nappy plant plans to build a recycling facility in Hayes, West London.

The planning application claims the £15m facility will process at least 36,000 tonnes per year of absorbent hygiene products. Plastic from the products will be recycled for items such as roof tiles and fibres reclaimed for making pet litter.

Knowaste’s original nappy facility in West Bromwich was closed suddenly in May 2013.