Organics Wednesday 21 February 2018
5 February 2018

AD operators predict market consolidation

Operators within the organic waste treatment sector predict that there may be consolidation in the anaerobic digestion (AD) market over the coming months, in part, due to shortages of food waste. Despite some reporting a surge in ...


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8 February 2018

Biogen snaps up Tamar in AD deal


Biogen, a portfolio company of infrastructure investment manager Ancala Partners LLP, has acquired food waste treatment firm, Tamar Energy, for an undisclosed sum. A number of Tamar Energy’s existing shareholders have rolled-...

6 February 2018

National Food Waste Conference returns for second year


The National Food Waste Conference, organised by, is returning for its second year on February 28. This year’s event takes place at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London, with an opening address ...

26 January 2018

Biogen expanded with Edinburgh AD acquisition


Infrastructure investment manager, Ancala Partners LLP, has acquired a 1.5MW operational anaerobic digestion facility (AD) in Edinburgh from Kelda Water Services. The Millerhill facility, which has been sold for an undisclosed ...

24 January 2018

Recycling firms partner to tackle Scotland’s food waste


Organics recycler Earnside Energy, and waste management firm Binn Group, have entered into a partnership to offer Scottish businesses a collection and treatment solution for food waste. The companies have named the initiative as...

15 January 2018

Foresight grows AD portfolio with Material Change deal


Private equity investor, Foresight Group, has acquired an operational portfolio of two large scale anaerobic digestion plants (AD) and seven composting assets for an undisclosed sum. The transaction has seen the formation of a ...

11 January 2018

Biowise awarded Cheshire East organics contract


Recycling and waste management firm, Biowise, is to build a £7m in-vessel composting facility after being awarded a contract by Cheshire East council. Yesterday, the Hull-based firm announced it had won the £30m contract, which ...

22 December 2017

WRAP to run £500,000 food redistribution fund


The Waste and Resources Action Plan (WRAP) has launched a £500,000 fund for charities, to support of the redistribution of quality surplus food to people in need throughout England. According to WRAP, latest evidence shows that ...

19 December 2017

Researching bacteria for waste remediation


The Environmental Services Association Education Trust is funding a world-leading project at the University of Cambridge that combines research into novel uses of bacteria for remediation of waste materials with the training of PhD students ...

7 December 2017

Government looking for policy ideas, says Lord Deben


The government is “desperate” for policies for the waste and recycling sector after Brexit, former environment secretary Lord Deben declared today (7 December). He told UK’s anaerobic digestion sector annual conference in ...

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