Organics Saturday 13 February 2016
Luton will not be charging for green waste collections 12 February 2016

Luton discards idea of garden waste charges

Luton borough council has said that it won’t be charging for garden waste collections following a proposal put forward in its 2015/16 recommended savings spreadsheet. [caption id="attachment_107598" align="alignright" width="400...


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Tranmere Rovers Football Club will wear B&M's logo on its kit 11 February 2016

News in brief (11/02/2016)


With news on: NLWA launching waste prevention conference; Grundon switch to carbon neutral sacks; Keenan Recycling launching oil recycling initiative; B&M Waste Management sponsors football club: and UKWSL wins contract with Roadchef.

Paldeep-Bhatti-Kent-Resource-Partnership-Manager crop 10 February 2016

Appointments round-up (10/02/2016)


With news on: Paldeep Bhatti to take lead at Kent Resource Partnership; Ray Burberry to retire from WAMITAB, and; Andigestion appoints business development manager.

The research by WRAP aims to boost confidence amongst farmers in the use of compost from garden waste (picture: 9 February 2016

WRAP research aims to build compost ‘confidence’


New research has been published in a bid to boost confidence amongst farmers and crop growers in the use of ‘renewable fertilisers’ such as digestate and compost. Published by WRAP,

Defra minister Rory Stewart 5 February 2016

Stewart: Labour food waste bill includes ‘perverse incentives’


Waste and recycling minister Rory Stewart has criticised a Labour-backed bill for including “perverse incentives” for retailers on food waste. During Defra ministerial questions in the House of Commons yesterday (February ...

Halton collects a fee from residents for the collection of garden waste 5 February 2016

PAS 100 compost standard set for review


VIDEO REPORT: The PAS 100 compost quality standard is likely to be reviewed within the next 12 months to reflect changing market conditions for the composting sector. The compost certification scheme, which is overseen by ...

The separate glass collection trial could start in Monmouthshire in summer 2016 4 February 2016

Monmouthshire considers separate glass collection trial


A Monmouthshire council committee has recommended undertaking a six-month trial of separating glass from other dry recyclables at the kerbside, with the aim of improving material quality and reducing its recycling costs. ...

One of the BigBelly solar bins used in the trial 2 February 2016

Islington pressing ahead with kerbside food waste switch


A trial to scrap weekly kerbside food waste service in Islington in favour of communal collection bins looks set to be rolled out as a permanent measure across the borough in 2016 with the aim of saving £1 million a year. A...

Biffa to create a network of five food waste transfer stations across the UK 1 February 2016

Biffa invests in food waste transfer stations across the UK


Waste management company Biffa is investing £1.5 million to create a network of five food waste transfer stations across the UK. The stations will be used to collect and sort food waste before it is sent to be treated at the ...

The food waste pilot scheme will inform future thinking for waste management strategies 1 February 2016

Belfast to launch segregated food waste collection pilot


Belfast City Council is starting a weekly food waste collection pilot scheme in the areas of Stranmillis and Malone. The collections start tomorrow, 2 February, for 8 weeks and will see the areas move from a brown bin for ...

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