Organics Sunday 23 October 2016

Defra’s food waste policy ‘is working’

A senior Defra civil servant has said that food waste treatment in the UK has grown without legislation to make separate food waste collections by councils mandatory. [caption id="attachment_114012" align="alignright" width="440...


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An aerial shot of the New Earth Canford MBT facility in Dorset, one of five plants acquired by PandaGreen 18 October 2016

Panda acquires New Earth Solutions


Irish waste business PandaGreen Ltd has today confirmed the acquisition of New Earth Solutions – including all five of its former waste treatment facilities. PandaGreen – a company within the Panda Group – acquired the New ...

tamar-energy-basingstoke-ad-facility-2014 14 October 2016

Tamar’s Basingstoke AD plant achieves PAS 110


Tamar Energy announced today (14 October) that its Basingstoke anaerobic digestion (AD) plant has achieved the PAS 110 quality standard. The PAS 110 accreditation is an industry specification for digestate produced from ...

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Scottish Water Horizons fined for offensive odours


Scottish Water Horizons Ltd has been fined £26,000 due to offensive odours coming from its Deerdykes composting and organics recycling facility in Cumbernauld in 2012. At Airdrie Sheriff Court on Monday (10 October), the ...

Work has already begun on an EfW plant to burn oversize material at the Christchurch site 11 October 2016

Eco Sustainable Solutions plans two EfW plants


Organics and wood waste reprocessing company Eco Sustainable Solutions is planning for the construction of two Energy from Waste (EfW) plants at its site in Christchurch, Dorset. The company is ...

North London Waste Authority supports restricting certain food waste streams to landfill 5 October 2016

London disposal authority calls for food waste ban


A ban on food waste from businesses being sent to landfill would stimulate the anaerobic digestion market, the North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has advised a government select committee. And, the Authority has questioned the ...

(l-r) John Ibbett, chairman, Biogen;
Lord Plumb, and;
Julian O'Neill, chief executive, Biogen 3 October 2016

Biogen opens seventh AD facility at Merevale


Food waste processor Biogen has added to its network of anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities across the UK, with the opening of its 45,000 tonnes-per-year capacity Merevale plant near Atherstone in Warwickshire. The facility – ...

Material is deposited directly into a walking floor trailer before being transported for onward treatment 3 October 2016

Tesco installs food waste tipping system


Waste management machinery designer and manufacturer Whitham Mills has completed the design, installation and commissioning of a bespoke roll cage tipping system for food waste on behalf of Tesco. The system replaces over 700 ...

agrivert-new-plant 29 September 2016

Agrivert completes two AD plants in ‘record’ time


Organic waste business Agrivert has announced the completion of two anaerobic digestion facilities, securing their tariffs for the next 20 years. The two new plants, in South Wales and North London, bring the number of ...

wales-dragon 28 September 2016

Wales launches bag purchasing framework


The National Procurement Services for Wales has published details of companies selected for inclusion on a ‘waste disposal bags framework’ for use by Welsh public sector organisations. The category is the first specifically ...

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