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Peterborough's new recycling unit at Fengate. Installing the boiler into the centre of the unit. EMN-140813-170741009

Huge boiler installed in Peterborough’s new incinerator

A huge boiler was inserted by crane into the centre of Peterborough’s new waste incinerator as important developments continue to be made.

The environmentally friendly picnic bench in Whittlesey.

Eco-friendly bench ready for use in Whittlesey

Whittlesey’s Street Pride group has completed its latest Gateway project – an environmentally friendly picnic bench with three cycle racks and an extra litter bin.

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Waste Partnership aims to reduce waste.

New recycling campaign launched in Peterborough

A campaign encouraging textile recycling in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough until November has the backing of charities and department stores.

A brown bin amongst one pile of mess in Paston. Photo supplied

Anger at fly-tipping in Paston

High levels of fly-tipping have been reported in the Paston area of Peterborough with brown bins over-flowing since collection charges were imposed.

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Peterborough Energy Recovery Facility at Fengate in Peterborough: Councillor Gavin Elsey with Stuart Sim from Viridorand Jan Kristoffersen from Volund. EMN-140608-170350009

Landmark for Peterborough incinerator development

A landmark for a new incinerator in Fengate, Peterborough which will remove 85,000 tons of waste every year has been reached.

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