Organics Tuesday 21 April 2015
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Material Change expands with composting acquisition

Lincolnshire-organic waste treatment firm Material Change has announced the acquisition of green waste composting business Organic Recycling Ltd. The deal sees Material Change take over the operation of Organic Recycling’s 56,...


This section shows the latest news article with past stories relevant to the organics sector including composting, food waste, AD and IVC processing.


(L-R) Darren Rubin, Headteacher of St Pauls Primary School; Paul Wilson, Community Engagement Manager at Eastend Homes; Graham Simmonds, Managing Director of Local Green Points; David Barraclough, London Metropolitan University; David Greenfield, Managing Director SOENCS Ltd; Andy Peters, Assistant Project Manager at Urbaser; Mark Piggott, Business Development Manager at Urbaser. Bottom Row: Year 2 Pupils at St Pauls Primary School 16 April 2015

Tower Hamlets recycling rewards pilot launched


A pilot project to reward households in Stockholm House, Tower Hamlets for composting their food waste was launched yesterday (April 15) at St Pauls Primary School – one of four community projects and schools set to benefit from donations ...

Organic waste is still burning at AWO Recycing's open-windrow composting site in Huntindon (Photo: Cambridge Fire & Rescue Service) 14 April 2015

Cambridgeshire composting firm hit by fire


A “large quantity” of organic waste is still burning at an open-windrow composting site in Cambridgeshire where a fire affecting between 4,000 to 6,000 tonnes of material broke out on Sunday afternoon (April 12). ...

Andigestion- Bishops Cleeve Plant cover 9 April 2015

Andigestion invests £2.3m in biogas cleaning plant


Berkshire-based anaerobic digestion specialist Andigestion has unveiled a £2.3 million investment in a state-of-the-art bio methane cleaning plant at its AD facility at Bishops Cleeve, Gloucestershire. According to the firm, the ...

Business Secretary Vince Cable visited Ward Recycling in Middlesbrough 30 March 2015

News in brief (30/03/15)


With news on; Vince Cable at Ward Recycling opening; Hiscox Insurance enters waste market; Wastecycle deploys software;  Viridor donates compost, and; Geminor acquisition Vince Cable opens Ward Recycling ...

Caroline Lucas MP addressed the Green Party's key campaign themes at the launch in London 26 March 2015

Green Party draft manifesto includes food waste ban to landfill


A ban on food waste to landfill and a 70% recycling target by 2020 are just two draft proposals that could feature in the Green Party’s general election manifesto. And, the Greens would also aim to increase national spending on ...

Allan Kane (l) welcomes Daniel Tomlinson (r) 25 March 2015

Appointments round-up 25/03/15


With news on: Viridor appoints South East regional director; Blue Group promotes from within; Stadler appoints manager in Milton Keynes; and, Andigestion welcomes manager for its Bishops Cleeve AD plant ...

The annual Organics Recycling Conference 2015 took place at Horwood House near Milton Keynes 16 March 2015

Maddan hails growth of organics sector


The organics recycling industry has been hailed as a sector which has grown from being “a tiny little pea to a 10 million tonne vine”. The analogy was drawn last week by Alexander Maddan, chair of the Organics Recycling Group ...

9 March 2015

Biowise to complete Hull IVC development


East Riding recycling firm Biowise has secured around £4 million in funding for the development of a 60,000 tonnes-per-year in-vessel composting facility in Willerby near Hull. It follows the award of a 10-year contract by ...

The report forecasts that the AD sector will play a valuable role in the UK's  bioeconomy 6 March 2015

AD operators ‘could aid’ food waste collection costs


Anaerobic digestion operators may need to contribute to food waste collection costs to ensure the future supply of ‘quality’ feedstock, a cross-departmental government working group has suggested. The findings are part of the ...

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