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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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22 January 2020

Portsmouth ‘prioritises’ food waste over plastics

 

Portsmouth city council has today (January 22) announced plans to ‘prioritise’ the recycling of food waste over plastics in the wake of 42 containers of plastic waste being returned to the UK by Malaysia. On Monday (20 January...

22 January 2020

Bracknell to collect food to combat ‘climate impact’

 

Bracknell Forest council has proposed implementing a weekly food waste collection from 5 October 2020 ‘in response to climate change’. The measures are to be voted on by executive councillors at their meeting next week on ...

20 January 2020

Organics recyclers report Christmas boost

 

Several organics recyclers have reported that the amount of food waste collected during the Christmas period has increased compared to the same time last year. However, those who operate anaerobic digestion (AD) plants said it was...

9 January 2020

News in brief (09/01/19)

 

With news on: B&M acquires Ian Wilcox Recycling; Kent AD plant connected to National Grid; WRAP contributes to Chilean Plastics Pact; Homebase partners with Reconomy for landfill targets Reconomy...

8 January 2020

Veolia joins Food Waste Reduction Roadmap

 

Veolia has announced that it has become “the first recycling company” to sign up to the UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap, an initiative aiming to get businesses to reduce food waste by 50% by 2030. Created by research and ...

23 December 2019

Wrexham highlights food waste success

 

Wrexham county borough council has said a 49% increase in the amount of food waste recycled helped it achieve a 66% recycling rate in the 2018/19 financial year.  The council posted statistics showing that 196 tonnes of food ...

18 December 2019

News in brief (18/12/19)

 

With news on: Remondis plant revamped in Durham; Enovert secures Gloucester garden waste contract; Coran products  granted re-processor status; Hillingdon council launches commercial waste tool and British Glass hits out at Scottish report.

17 December 2019

Keenan Recycling bags Zero Waste Scotland investment

 

Scottish waste management company Keenan Recycling has received a £540,000 investment from Zero Waste Scotland to turn organic waste into green energy at its plant in Linwood, near Glasgow. The money comes from Zero Waste ...

17 December 2019

Gateshead AD plant expected in February 2020

 

The developers of a 70,000 tonne per year capacity commercial anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, have said the plant will open in February 2020. The plant was announced in August this year and will aim ...

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