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27 May 2020

Cheshire IVC facility operational

Biowise has confirmed that its new In-Vessel Composting (IVC) facility with capacity to process up to 75,000 tonnes of organic waste per year is now operational. The facility was built as part of Biowise’s contract with Cheshire...


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12 February 2020

Organics group to celebrate 25 years


The composting and wider organics sector's trade group will be celebrating a 25th anniversary at its annual conference and gala dinner next month. Founded as the Composting Association in 1995 the organisation went on in 2008 ...

10 February 2020

Defra vows to back councils on food collections


Defra has today (10 February) said it will “work closely” with local authorities to fulfil the government’s commitment to roll out separate household food waste collection across England by 2023. The promise follows calls ...

6 February 2020

Bracknell Forest opts for three-weekly collections


Bracknell Forest council is to introduce weekly food waste collections from October 2020, while the frequency of refuse collection will change to once every three weeks. The proposals were approved by executive councillors at a ...

6 February 2020

WRAP unveils compostable plastic guide


Choosing a compostable material is not enough for producers “to negate the impact” of plastic pollution, resources charity WRAP said today (6 February). And, producers should avoid using terms such as 100% compostable to ...

6 February 2020

Food waste collections considered in Liverpool


Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority is to meet tomorrow, 7 February, to discuss the available options for the early adoption of a weekly food waste collection service in Liverpool. The move follows the introduction of the ...

3 February 2020

Councils share best food waste practices


Speaking at the National Food Waste Conference at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London last week (30 January), representatives from London Borough of Enfield and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) agreed that effective and ...

31 January 2020

Government plans first ‘Food Waste Action Week’


Plans for the country's first ever ‘Food Waste Action Week’ have been announced by the Government alongside a £1.5 funding pot to help change people’s behaviour regarding food and transform food waste into other materials. ...

24 January 2020

Food waste down by 7%, WRAP says


Total food waste levels fell by 480,000 tonnes between 2015 and 2018 – a 7% reduction per person – according to a report published today (24 January) by sustainability charity WRAP. The data has been released as part of an...

23 January 2020

Climate Committee urges action on food waste


There needs to be "universal separate food waste collection" to deliver the government’s net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, according to a report published today, 23 January, by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).

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