Radioactive Waste Segregation Project

Cyan Tec, working alongside nuclear partner Atkins Limited, have been awarded a government contract for a radioactive waste segregation project.

The ‘Sort & Seg’ innovation competition, launched in July 2020, set the challenge of finding ways to sort and segregate mixed radioactive waste at some of the UK’s oldest nuclear sites.

The project will be based on Cyan Tec working on a mixed pile of non-radioactive waste, with the aim of proving the designed system can increase recycling rates, reduce the number of waste containers sent for disposal and reduce the hazard to people and the environment.