Organics Sunday 4 December 2016
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Rushcliffe warns of ‘frozen waste’ as temperatures plunge

Freezing weather conditions across the UK caused collection issues for recycling crews in Nottinghamshire earlier this week – with garden waste ‘frozen’ to the inside of bins. Responding to residents’ concerns that their ...

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With news on: North Somerset contract, Bigbelly success in Rugby; Machinex launches new website; Landfill programme in £290k boost to communities, and; Tamar pioneers closed-loop food waste system

Supermarket giant Tesco is appealing to ‘food waste entrepreneurs’ to join a new crowdfunding platform which could bring their products to market. The crowdfunding platform – BackIt – has been launched by Tesco in order to...

The European Commission launched the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste yesterday (29 November), in a bid to improve communication between member states on work to tackle food waste. The Platform, which...

Zero Waste Scotland has published the baseline data for the country's food waste reduction target up to 2025 - with a likely goal of 445,000 tonnes to be met. This is based on an 1.35 million tonnes of food and drink waste ...

Biffa has been awarded a three-year contract to provide integrated waste management services across the John Lewis Partnership’s shops and supermarkets. The contract, which was announced yesterday (22 November), will be ...

Three directors of former Devon-based waste business Bionova Recycling Ltd have been disqualified from acting in the management of a company, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. The disqualification undertakings ...

The founder of online betting service Betfair has purchased waste oil recycling business Hydrodec UK/OSS Group and plans to build a UK-based re-refinery. Andrew Black, the entrepreneur behind the betting website, announced the ...

The UK’s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) is among the organisations to have backed the establishment of the World Biogas Association – a worldwide lobby group for the AD industry. Launched in Marrakesh...

Islington council has opted to implement a ‘village principle’ for waste and recycling services, which will divide collection of the material by localised areas in a bid to increase efficiency. The principle has been ...

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