Big Atom has made a planning application for a pyrolysis plant at Knottingly, Wakefield
The Wakefield Express carried a list of planning applications this week, which included an application for a tyre pyrolysis treatment plant by FCC Environment.
FCC Environment operates a number of waste and recycling sites, but this is a new step for the company as it looks at pyrolysis.
The planning application has actually been made by Big Atom, the company which bought a recycling plant at Ellesmere Port with a view to developing a occupy 1.7 Hectares and have a covered area of a covered area of 3158.8 square metres to house, offices, plant and equipment and store finished product before shipping.
The completed plant, if approved, should employ 43 full time staff according to the planning application. Expected throughput is stated as being 27,000 tonnes.
Tyre and Rubber Recycling approached Big Atom but had no response at this time.