Waste & Minerals

Managing resources and waste are key challenges in our modern world

Axis | Waster and Minerals sector | managing the world's resources

At Axis, we help our clients deliver pioneering projects that process minerals and waste in sustainable ways, with long-term effects that benefit the wider environment.

We work with private sector clients and local authorities across the UK, and advise clients on a wide range of mineral planning matters. These include securing planning permission for the extraction and processing of rock salt and brine, sandstone, limestone, construction sand, clay, brickshale, peat and secondary aggregate.

A safe pair of hands

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We have unparalleled experience in all aspects of waste planning and have been responsible for securing planning permission for more than 150 waste management facilities throughout the UK.

Our team of environmental planners includes senior staff with mineral and waste authority backgrounds, making us perfectly placed to meet the needs of our clients. Our team has a long track record in securing successful outcomes for complicated and controversial projects.

Innovating today for a sustainable tomorrow

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The services we offer include:

  • Securing consent for projects in the aggregate and industrial minerals industries, from new developments to extensions of existing sites

  • Negotiation of new conditions under the Environment Act 1995

  • Feasibility studies and site selection guidance

  • Advice on mineral consents and permissions

  • Planning applications for conventional combustion plants, advanced thermal treatment facilities, in-vessel/open windrow composting schemes, household recycling centres and waste transfer sites

  • Securing planning permission for waste treatment plants, anaerobic digesters, Mechanical Biological Treatment and Mechanical Heat Treatment (MBT & MHT) plants, very low level radioactive waste disposal facilities, Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) and waste reclamation facilities

  • Transport planning schemes around waste and landfill sites