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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


4 January 2019

News in Brief (04/01/2019)


With news on: Defra's food waste champion; penalty for organic waste pollution, and; stadium waste contract for Bristol firm.

18 December 2018

Strategy: Defra sets out food waste actions


Defra has set out its aim for every household in England and many businesses to have a weekly separate food waste collection in place from 2023. The measure – which is subject to consultation – is laid out in the environment ...

17 December 2018

Gove to face Creagh after resources strategy launch


Secretary of state for the environment, Michael Gove is to be questioned in Parliament this week on the new Resources and Waste Strategy, just 24 hours after it is published. The strategy is out tomorrow (18 December) and will ...

11 December 2018

Strategy ‘will require’ separate food waste collection


EXCLUSIVE: Defra’s Resources and Waste Strategy will require separate food waste collections. That was the announcement today from Graham Stuart, minister for investment at the Department for International Trade who was the ...

11 December 2018

ReFood calls for uniform collections


ReFood is calling on district councils to implement uniform recycling collections in 2019, including separate ones for food waste, after proposals were rejected by the Local Government Association (LGA) earlier this year. “The ...

23 November 2018

Calls grow for ‘fast-tracked’ food waste collections


The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) has joined a coalition made up of retailers, charities and local authorities that have called on the government to "fast-track" the roll out of separate food waste collections in the UK. 

21 November 2018

Keenan Recycling enters English market


Scottish organic waste management company, Keenan Recycling, has announced plans to enter the English market by offering food waste collections to businesses across the North East. The Scottish-based company announced the plans ...

22 October 2018

Severn Trent secures permit for Derby AD plant


Severn Trent Green Power has been granted an environmental permit for a food waste anaerobic digestion facility in Derby – designed to process up to 48,500 tonnes of food waste per year. The site is located on land within the ...

1 October 2018

Gove signals boost for waste sector investment


Environment secretary Michael Gove has signalled that the government could implement measures to encourage investment in waste management technologies in its forthcoming waste strategy – news which has been long-awaited by the sector.

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