Organics Monday 21 October 2019
Jacob Hayler 14 October 2019

Environment Bill ‘could unlock’ sector investment

If implemented “correctly” the environmental legislation proposed in the Queen’s Speech could see millions of pounds invested by the waste and resource and wider sector, the Environmental Services Association has declared. [...

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9 October 2019

Eco Sustainable to invest over £2m in operations

 

Dorset-based recycler Eco Sustainable Solutions is set to invest over £2 million in their operations before the end of 2019. In the past year the company reports expenditure of £1.3 million on new equipment for its work, ...

30 September 2019

‘Concerns’ raised over biodegradable plastics

 

Speakers from across the plastics supply chain have explained that there is ‘concern’ in the industry with regards to biodegradable or compostable plastic packaging. However, in response, others have said that the material can...

26 September 2019

Recycle Week events and campaigns continue across UK

 

As Recycle Week 2019 continues, letsrecycle.com rounds up more events and campaigns from across the country. With news on: Cambridgeshire councils in contamination warning; Scotland highlights food waste recycling ...

24 September 2019

Tesco and WRAP push food waste reporting

 

Retailer Tesco is pushing for reporting of food waste by retailers and hospitality businesses to be made mandatory in order to meet United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Dave Lewis – chief executive of Tesco - ...

23 September 2019

Reading to fast-track food waste service

 

Reading borough council is to consider plans to overhaul its waste and recycling system, with a proposal to introduce weekly food waste collections, having previously rejected the idea. A report submitted to the council’s policy...

18 September 2019

Environment Agency to review regulation of biowaste sector

 

A review into the biowaste sector is to be launched by the Environment Agency, as it looks to embed recent changes to legislation into its work. The review, which will incorporate the anaerobic digestion and composting ...

17 September 2019

Chichester rejects role in West Sussex food waste trial

 

Chichester district council has decided not to take part in a trial of food waste collections in West Sussex, citing uncertainty about funding and the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy. The West Sussex Waste ...

13 September 2019

GAP Organics and Keenan Recycling in AD partnership

 

GAP Organics and Keenan Recycling have partnered to turn food waste into usable gas in the North East of England. The move is in response to the rising volume of food waste collected in the region and the gas will be...

6 September 2019

Swindon begins weekly food waste trial

 

Swindon has become the first town in Wiltshire to trial weekly food waste collections. The new service began on 2 September and will see 11,000 households testing the service for 26 weeks. After this period has ended the ...

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