Organics Friday 22 September 2017
31 July 2017

Call for councils to act over organics quality

The organics sector has reminded councils that they have a duty of care in terms of ensuring quality of organic material placed in household collection bins or bags. The call for improvement in reducing contamination of green and ...

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21 September 2017

Tesco suppliers to publish food waste data

 

Tesco has announced ‘ground-breaking’ partnerships with suppliers, which will involve the publication of food waste data throughout the supply chain. The retailer has announced partnership agreements with 24 of its largest ...

20 September 2017

Two suffer ‘serious injuries’ in Nottingham AD blast

 

Two men have suffered serious injuries in a gas explosion at an anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Nottinghamshire today (20 September), emergency services have said. The incident occurred at a site operated by food waste recycler...

26 August 2017

CarFest to spread ‘clean green waste’ message

 

Organisers of the annual CarFest South motoring event are taking the opportunity to raise awareness of the problems of green waste contamination, especially plastics, to the thousands of visitors attending. The three day festival ...

21 August 2017

Agrivert begins contract with Bridgend and Swansea

 

Organic waste business Agrivert has begun a 15-year contract with Bridgend and Swansea councils, after opening an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Bridgend last year.  As part of the contract – which started on 3 August ...

14 August 2017

Cardiff to pursue new markets for cardboard

 

Cardiff city council has announced it is to stop collecting garden waste with cardboard from the end of August 2017. The local authority said the changes had been implemented as ‘new markets’ had evolved for cardboard. ...

24 July 2017

Viridor embarks on food waste CO2 trial

 

Waste management firm Viridor has begun a government-backed trial to use resources including carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) harvested from landfill, to plough back into the land as a fertiliser. The project, with ...

13 July 2017

Agrivert unveils £14m AD facility near London

 

Organic waste business, Agrivert, opened its £14m anaerobic digestion (AD) facility yesterday (12 July). Sited in Colney, North London, the plant is expected to process 50,000 tonnes of food and liquid wastes each year.

ReFood 1 10 July 2017

ReFood opens Dagenham AD facility

 

Food waste recycling company, ReFood, opened a ‘state-of-the-art’ anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Dagenham on Friday (7 July), with a capacity to divert 160,000 tonnes of food waste a year. The plant, which was a £32m ...

6 July 2017

Agrivert completes PAS110 for AD plants

 

Food waste recycler Agrivert has announced that it has gained PAS110 on both its new North London and South Wales AD facilities, located near St Albans in Hertfordshire and Bridgend in Wales. The company said that the PAS110 was ...

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