No laughing matter: New campaign rallies against dangerous nitrous oxide canisters


Operator of the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility, Viridor has today launched a public information campaign across four south London boroughs to raise awareness of nitrous oxide (N2O) canisters and their impact on local waste management.

According to the company, thousands of ‘creamer canisters’ have arrived at the Beddington Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) over recent months.

Mixed in with household waste, many of the pressurised canisters are intercepted but those that are missed can potentially explode when going through the waste treatment process, causing damage and risking the safety of staff.

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