Organics Sunday 19 January 2020
23 December 2019

Wrexham highlights food waste success

Wrexham county borough council has said a 49% increase in the amount of food waste recycled helped it achieve a 66% recycling rate in the 2018/19 financial year.  The council posted statistics showing that 196 tonnes of food ...


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


9 January 2020

News in brief (09/01/19)


With news on: B&M acquires Ian Wilcox Recycling; Kent AD plant connected to National Grid; WRAP contributes to Chilean Plastics Pact; Homebase partners with Reconomy for landfill targets Reconomy...

8 January 2020

Veolia joins Food Waste Reduction Roadmap


Veolia has announced that it has become “the first recycling company” to sign up to the UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, an initiative aiming to get businesses to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030. Created by research and ...

18 December 2019

News in brief (18/12/19)


With news on: Remondis plant revamped in Durham; Enovert secures Gloucester garden waste contract; Coran products  granted re-processor status; Hillingdon council launches commercial waste tool and British Glass hits out at Scottish report.

17 December 2019

Keenan Recycling bags Zero Waste Scotland investment


Scottish waste management company Keenan Recycling has received a £540,000 investment from Zero Waste Scotland to turn organic waste into green energy at its plant in Linwood, near Glasgow. The money comes from Zero Waste ...

17 December 2019

Gateshead AD plant expected in February 2020


The developers of a 70,000 tonne per year capacity commercial anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, have said the plant will open in February 2020. The plant was announced in August this year and will aim ...

16 December 2019

ADBA writes to PM outlining industry demands


The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has written to the prime minister emphasising  its pre-election call for more support for the industry. In a statement this morning (16 December), ADBA’s chief ...

12 December 2019

Food waste collections ‘need central funding’


Increased central government funding is essential if councils are to meet the 2023 deadline to introduce separate food waste collections. The need for the funding support was emphasised by to Hillary Tanner, policy advisor at the ...

20 November 2019

Lib Dems outline waste pledges in 2019 manifesto


The Liberal Democrats have outlined a series of pledges on waste and recycling in the party’s General Election manifesto, including a 70% recycling target and proposal to end waste plastic exports by 2030. The manifesto is ...

20 November 2019

Cheshire East announces food waste roll out


Cheshire East council is to roll out a food waste recycling service from  January 2020 as part of efforts to reach a 65% recycling rate by 2035. The new service has been announced at a time when the council – which recorded a ...