Organics Sunday 9 May 2021
6 May 2021

Opinion: Dry AD ‘offers new opportunities’ for waste sector

OPINION: Ben Brown MSc, Director of WRM explains why he considers Dry AD offers advantages and opportunities for the waste sector in the UK. Anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities are well established ...


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


5 May 2021

Envar re-awarded Milton Keynes organics contract 


Envar Composting has been re-awarded a contract by Milton Keynes council to treat up to 25,000 tonnes of commingled food and garden waste per year. The contract, published on  Monday (3 May), has been valued at £1.2 million a ...

29 April 2021

Waste sector features in Queen’s Awards for Enterprise


Four companies have been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for their work in the waste management sector. Now in their 55th year, the annual awards recognise “outstanding achievement” by UK businesses in the categories ...

23 April 2021

Organics recyclers report increased compost demand


Organics recyclers are reporting a boom in compost demand, with some product being sold more than “three times over” when compared to previous years. While spring is always a busy time of year for the organics sector, ...

22 April 2021

Rising rates a ‘threat’ to AD sector, ADBA warns  


Escalating business rates risk putting some anaerobic digestion plant operators out of business,  the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has warned. In a statement published today (22 April), the ...

14 April 2021

AstraZeneca installs composter at Macclesfield site  


Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has bought an A900 Rocket Composter from food waste equipment manufacturer Tidy Planet to process its on-site food and garden waste. For use at 

13 April 2021

NRW begins bund excavation at Bryn Group site


An excavation is taking place at an organics recycling site in Gelligaer, Caerphilly, following concerns around plastic contamination, Natural Resource Wales (NRW) has said. NRW, which is the Welsh regulator for the waste ...

29 March 2021

Andigestion wins Gloucestershire food waste contract


Food waste recycler Andigestion has been re-awarded an eight-year contract by Gloucestershire county council to process around 24,000 tonnes of household food waste a year.  Under the agreement...

25 March 2021

NRW updates permits for some waste plants  


Natural Resources Wales (NRW) had said it has reviewed 36 environmental permits for waste treatment installations, to “ensure they are performing to the highest environmental standards”. The Welsh regulator carried out ...

11 March 2021

Bracknell rolls out 3-weekly and food collections  


Bracknell Forest council has rolled out its food waste collection service following a six-month delay and, the council has changed the frequency of its residual waste collections, from fortnightly to every three weeks.