Lakeside Energy from Waste and O.C.O Technology sign 10-year deal
Lakeside Energy from Waste and O.C.O Technology have signed
a 10-year contract to recycle the Air Pollution Control (APC) residues created by the flue gas capture systems at the
Colnbrook, Slough, Energy from Waste (EfW) facility.
The deal further extends the existing relationship between
the two businesses. O.C.O Technology
began recycling Lakeside’s APC residues four years ago, a key factor in helping
Lakeside become the UK’s first zero waste to landfill EfW in 2017.
Steve Greig, Managing Director of O.C.O Technology, said: “I
am delighted we have secured this contract with Lakeside. It cements the already close relationship
between the two businesses and enhances our position as the principal recycler
of incineration residues in the UK.”
Danny Coulston, Lakeside Operations Director, said: “This
contract underlines our commitment to the sustainable generation of electricity
from residual waste materials. In 2017,
we led the way to zero waste to landfill for Energy from Waste
facilities and are delighted that this long-term commitment is reflected in the new, 10-year contract with
The new contract offers the exciting prospect of maintaining the zero waste to landfill industry benchmark over the next decade.
O.C.O Technology is one of the world’s biggest commercial carbon capture and utilisation businesses, with three operational facilities in the UK and three active development projects overseas. Its Accelerated Carbonation Technology (ACT) process uses waste carbon dioxide gas as a resource to transform the APC residues into the world’s first truly carbon-negative aggregate.