Organics Wednesday 24 April 2019
24 April 2019

Ipswich drops commingled organics service

A switch from IVC organic waste treatment to open windrow composting has seen Ipswich borough council end the collection of food waste from residents via a commingled service. The council says that the move has been prompted by an...


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


10 April 2019

Coral Products trials ‘fox-proof’ caddies


Waste container manufacturer, Coral Products (Mouldings) Ltd, has announced a successful trial of its 23-litre 'fox-proof' food waste caddy. The containers have been put to the test by a number of trial participants, to test ...

8 April 2019

ULEZ sees organic waste firm switch to biogas trucks


South London organic waste treatment company Bio Collectors is running seven vehicles on compressed natural gas (CNG) in order to comply with the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). The ULEZ, which comes into force from ...

8 April 2019

CRJ Services fully integrates Matpro Machinery


Following what the companies have described as “a successful period of partnership”, CRJ Services and Matpro Machinery have announced the full amalgamation of the two companies into a single brand. From the start of the month...

4 April 2019

News in brief (04/04/2019)


With news on: Welsh minister highlights DRS consultation; Viridor and Forest Holidays strike waste deal; Zero Waste Scotland launches food scheme; ‘Global action’ required to solve e-waste challenge

28 March 2019

Call for ‘freedom of choice’ on residual frequency


Councils should retain their “freedom of choice” over frequency of residual waste collections, one local authority expert has suggested. The comments came from Emma Beal, managing director of the West London Waste Authority (...

27 March 2019

‘Mountain to climb’ over consistency aims


A senior WRAP official has warned that there is "a mountain to climb” to meet the consistency aspirations within Defra’s Resources and Waste Strategy. Giving the keynote address at the National Food Waste Conference ...

25 March 2019

Hertfordshire names organic waste contractors


Hertfordshire county council has awarded the initial parts of a contract for organic waste treatment and composting services, which could be worth up to £4.6 million. Among the companies to successfully bid for the work was ...

22 March 2019

‘No default technology for food waste’ – Defra


Mandatory food waste collections proposed for households in England will focus on the way food waste is “presented”, a senior Defra official said last week. Addressing the annual conference of the Organics Recycling Group at ...

21 March 2019

Agency warns over plastics in compost and AD


The Environment Agency has threatened a crackdown on poor performing composting and AD sites, where plastic is found in material to be spread to land. And the action could have a knock-on effect on local authorities who could be ...

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