News and events

July 2018 progress report

Published: 01 Jul 2018

The last couple of months have seen the final stages of the site coming together, the finishing touches to the construction and the start of cold commissioning, along with various tests and checks of the mechanical equipment.

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Landscaping on site

Published: 01 Jul 2018

As we get closer to completion, our attention has turned to the land east of the facility, in between the Eco Park and the railway line. Although currently used as car parking, storage for construction materials, temporary road and temporary construction offices it will eventually be turned into a landscaped area.

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The Community Recycling Centre and Recyclables Bulking Facility

Published: 01 Jul 2018

A critical part of operations at the Eco Park, and the service delivered to local residents, are the community recycling centre (CRC) and recyclables bulking facility (RBF).

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Save money and reduce food waste too

Published: 01 Jul 2018

Using leftover food is great for those on a budget and for reducing food waste too. One of our summer favourites is our bruschetta recipe that will satisfy your taste buds as well as your wallet.

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You did it! Food waste recycling makes huge saving

Published: 01 Jul 2018

Surrey residents saved an extra £200,000 to help protect essential services last year…just by putting more food waste in caddies! This year residents are being urged to help further boost savings by recycling even more of their food waste.

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Help bag a saving by recycling your clothes and home textiles

Published: 01 Apr 2018

The lead-up to summer is when many of us refresh our wardrobes and replace old clothes and home textiles. But don't throw out the towel or banish your boots just yet; recycle them and help save money and the environment.

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Gasification explained

Published: 01 Apr 2018

Gasification is used to process black bag waste and turn it into energy. Black bag waste is the name given to household waste that can't be recycled.

The gasification facility at the Eco Park is designed to treat up to 55,000 tonnes of black bag waste a year. That's approximately a third of the black bag waste that Surrey residents generate. This will come from homes in northern Surrey, mainly in Spelthorne, Runnymede and Elmbridge.

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