British tampons and nappies set to fuel power stations | Environment | The Guardian

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New scheme aims to tackle one the UK’s trickiest disposal issues by turning thousands of tonnes of hygiene products into burnable bales One of the UK’s trickiest waste problems is being tackled by turning the undesirable into the combustible – tampons and incontinence pads are being converted into dry, burnable bales. The new initiative, from a major waste company, compresses the waste into fuel for power stations. Huge volumes of what are known in the trade as “absorbent hygiene products” are..  show all text

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