Andusia News

Posted on: 17th Jun 2019

The Effect of China’s Plastic Ban on EfW Plants

Where does recyclable waste such as paper, glass, aluminium and plastic go? On the most part it gets sorted at a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF’s) then gets sold on to processing companies that pulp or melt them down, back into raw materials to be used again in manufacturing.

Three years ago, two-thirds of the UK’s unwanted plastic, sent to processing plants abroad went to China; totalling half a million tonnes. But then, in January 2018, National Sword happened.


Posted on: 10th Jun 2019

Andusia Explains Hazardous Waste

Waste is classified as hazardous if it presents a hazard to the environment or health. This includes things like irritants, oxidisers, corrosives, mutagenic, explosive, infectious, flammable, carcinogenic, toxic and ecotoxic. There are others, but these are the main categories. Contact Andusia for firm advice on your specific waste streams.


Posted on: 6th Jun 2019

Andusia Sign Clinical Waste Contract with Medisort

Andusia Hazchem Treatment is delighted to announce they have signed their first clinical waste contract with Medisort Healthcare Waste Solutions.


Posted on: 30th May 2019

Malvern Update – May 2019

Last month Andusia announced they had been confirmed as the sole waste supplier to a new clinical waste treatment plant in Worcestershire.

Leading up to the commissioning of the new site, Andusia will be detailing the progress on their website. Here is what has happened in the past couple of months…


Posted on: 28th May 2019

Andusia Partner with Powerday

Andusia is pleased to announce they have signed an SRF supply contract with Powerday PLC, London’s largest recycling and waste management company.

Powerday have the capacity to process up to 1.6 million tonnes of construction, demolition, municipal, commercial and industrial waste a year. Using the latest technology to recycle and recover, they are committed to providing 100% diversion from landfill solutions.


Posted on: 23rd May 2019

Andusia Discuss the Capacity Gap

There is undeniably a capacity deficit, or ‘gap’, between waste needing treatment and available capacity to treat said waste in the UK. Landfill sites are closing at a fast rate and existing UK Energy from Waste (EfW) plants are full to capacity; hence the need to export. Over the next five years, we’ll only see more of a shortage in vital waste treatment facilities being built in the UK. Andusia explores…