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Putting waste in the North-East to good use

The Tees Valley Energy Recovery Facility (TV ERF) will serve more than 1.5 million people living and working across the North-East by providing a sustainable, safe and affordable solution for treating the region’s general rubbish that is left over after recycling – reducing the need to send this waste to landfill in future.

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The project and its partners

The TV ERF is being developed by a partnership of seven councils across the North-East. The councils involved in the project are:

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Reducing waste treatment carbon emissions across the North-East

Landfill is the option of last resort for disposing of the rubbish left over after recycling and also contributes significantly to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

The TV ERF project will help the partner authorities meet their ambition of sending zero waste to landfill in future and will save significant GHG emissions too.

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