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Knowaste update

We do our best to keep you up to date with the latest Knowaste movements

Site update

The Hayes 180 site build is well underway. The building already has planning consent and is separate to our Change of Use application for an AHP recycling facility, which following a refusal we are now in the process of appealing to Hillingdon Borough Council.

Supporting Knowaste through this process is Alison Crooks, our planning advisor who is based at Integrated Skills Limited. Alison says "Our appeal factually challenges the reasons for refusing planning permission. We have tried to work with the Council to resolve their concerns, with an appeal being the last option available to us. We’re confident we have a good case to present which will hopefully result in a positive outcome.”

We have also submitted our permit application to the Environment Agency which is currently being considered.

Aside from Hayes, we are also investigating a number of other sites across the UK and will keep you posted with any advancements.

Knowaste out and about

Our CEO, Roy Brown is a keynote speaker at Hygienix 2016, Orlando, the premier event for Absorbent Hygiene & Personal Care Markets. It is described as ‘a must for anyone in the absorbent hygiene and personal care industry’. 

Roy will be discussing The State of AHP Recycling in Europe 2016. He has been responsible for developing the Knowaste strategy, including expanding the market that Knowaste can serve both in terms of recycling and end products. 

Topics to be covered by Roy will be:
  • AHP recycling defined
  • AHP volumes in major European countries
  • Collection methodologies
  • Various Technology approaches reviewed
  • Offtake opportunities
Click here for more information on Hygienix 2016


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