The Question of Traffic

Some concerns have been raised about the volume of traffic that is likely to service the proposed landfill site.  The current planning permission allows for a maximum landfill of 5,000m3 per calendar month and a limit to the vehicle size of 32 tonnes maximum gross weight. 32 tonnes MGW is …

The Ultimate Solution

Waste gasification.  Superheating asbestos with a plasma gun – similar to the process that naturally occurs in lightning. The same technology is being trialed around the world to release energy from other, more mundane forms of landfill in the name of energy generation. The target material is superheated to temperatures up …

Asbestos and Cancer, the Risks

According to the Health and Safety Executive, asbestos is classed as a category 1 carcinogen (Source, HSE website: http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/licensing/). Cancer risks are clearly established and currently, 5000 people per year die from exposure to asbestos.  2,538 mesothelioma sufferers died in 2013.  The estimated number of other lung cancers due to …