Organics Tuesday 12 November 2019
6 November 2019

‘More awareness needed’ over plastics in compost

Organics recyclers are calling for more to be done to improve the quality of green waste feedstock collected at the kerbside.


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


26 September 2019

Recycle Week events and campaigns continue across UK


As Recycle Week 2019 continues, rounds up more events and campaigns from across the country. With news on: Cambridgeshire councils in contamination warning; Scotland highlights food waste recycling ...

24 September 2019

Tesco and WRAP push food waste reporting


Retailer Tesco is pushing for reporting of food waste by retailers and hospitality businesses to be made mandatory in order to meet United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Dave Lewis – chief executive of Tesco - ...

23 September 2019

Reading to fast-track food waste service


Reading borough council is to consider plans to overhaul its waste and recycling system, with a proposal to introduce weekly food waste collections, having previously rejected the idea. A report submitted to the council’s policy...

18 September 2019

Environment Agency to review regulation of biowaste sector


A review into the biowaste sector is to be launched by the Environment Agency, as it looks to embed recent changes to legislation into its work. The review, which will cover the anaerobic digestion and composting industries, ...

17 September 2019

Chichester rejects role in West Sussex food waste trial


Chichester district council has decided not to take part in a trial of food waste collections in West Sussex, citing uncertainty about funding and the government’s Resources and Waste Strategy. The West Sussex Waste ...

13 September 2019

GAP Organics and Keenan Recycling in AD partnership


GAP Organics and Keenan Recycling have partnered to turn food waste into usable gas in the North East of England. The move is in response to the rising volume of food waste collected in the region and the gas will be...

6 September 2019

Swindon begins weekly food waste trial


Swindon has become the first town in Wiltshire to trial weekly food waste collections. The new service began on 2 September and will see 11,000 households testing the service for 26 weeks. After this period has ended the ...

2 September 2019

Portsmouth to run food waste collection trial


Portsmouth city council will start a six-month trial of food waste collections from this month (September) as it looks to boost recycling rates. Nearly 9,000 households are to be included in the weekly caddy collection trial which...

28 August 2019

News in brief (28/08/2019)


With news on: Aldi cuts plastic; Olympia joins WRAP on food waste; Grundon supports for green project, and; Aberdeenshire HWRC permits.

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