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1 July 2020

Food waste campaign launched in Bristol 

Bristol Waste Company has today (1 July) launched a campaign which aims to tackle food waste in the city after it was revealed that the average Bristol household throws away £730 of edible food per year. [caption id="...


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


29 June 2020

Defra says food waste initiative is ‘bearing fruit’ 


Defra has said its food waste prevention initiative is “bearing fruit”, a year after announcing the first instalment of its £15 million fund to tackle the issue. Last year, four companies —FareShare, Company Shop Group, The...

26 June 2020

Coronavirus leads to fears UK could miss food waste targets


Organics recycling company Warrens Group has warned the UK could miss its sustainable development goal to halve food waste by 2030 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. UN Sustainable Development Goals aim to cut global ...

28 May 2020

Jacobs in organics call for green waste quality


The need to get plastics waste out of the green waste stream from households is a “big messaging agenda”, Jeremy Jacobs, technical director of the Renewable Energy Association, has emphasised in an exclusive video interview with ...

27 May 2020

Cheshire IVC facility operational


Biowise has confirmed that its new In-Vessel Composting (IVC) facility with capacity to process up to 75,000 tonnes of organic waste per year is now operational. The facility was built as part of Biowise’s contract with Cheshire...

22 May 2020

News in brief (22/05/20)


With news on: Pandemic sees sales of single-use plastics soar; Envar to provide dedicated compostable packaging service; Cromwell Polythene donates film for PPE; Geminor begins supplying LDPE to Denmark.

21 May 2020

Target, measure, act: tackling food waste sustainably 


SUEZ recycling and recovery UK recently hosted a webinar on "Target, measure, act: three key steps to tackling food waste sustainably". Below is a summary of the event which heard from a panel of experts and this is contributed by SUEZ.

19 May 2020

Disruption to food collections easing, survey finds


Disruption to food waste collections in England appears to be easing, with 90% of respondents to a weekly survey on council waste services reporting that the service is operating as normal. This marks an increase of 20% from the ...

18 May 2020

Veolia to continue processing Dudley’s organics


Veolia has been awarded a four year contract valued at £ 2.3 million for the haulage and treatment of organic waste from Dudley metropolitan borough council. The contract will see Veolia, the incumbent contractor, continue to...

composting-garden-waste-suspensions 20 April 2020

Garden waste suspensions knock composting sector


Suspensions of garden waste collections across the UK have caused huge falls in volumes arriving at sites, composting sector businesses have said. Many local authorities have suspended garden waste collections in order to free...