Organics Wednesday 17 July 2019
Food waste at the Agrivert facility 10 July 2019

Climate Change Committee waste target splits opinion

A recommendation from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to ban biodegradable waste to landfill by 2025 has split opinion within the waste and resources industry. The CCC – a think tank on climate change, led by the former ...


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


15 May 2019

ADBA: ‘Councils need three years for food waste roll-out’


As responses go in to Defra over its consultations on the Resources and Waste Strategy, the UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) has highlighted the need for universal food waste collections in England to reduce food waste levels.

13 May 2019

Major players take pledge to tackle food waste


Major players from the retail and hospitality sectors, along with social media influencers and chefs, are joining forces today to pledge action to drive down food waste. Environment secretary Michael Gove and minister Thérèse ...

9 May 2019

Organic waste news round-up (09/05/2019)


With news on: Government awards £4.2 million to redistribution schemes; First Mile launches compostables service; and EU Commission adopts common food waste methodology.

3 May 2019

Action plan for food waste launched in Scotland


The Scottish Government has launched a new Action Plan and campaign to encourage the nation to reduce and recycle food waste to help tackle climate change. The Scottish Government and Zero Waste Scotland unveiled the plans at the ...

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...

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