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14 February 2019

Targets ‘unachievable’ without non-household waste

England will not reach a 65% municipal recycling target without an increase in the recycling of waste from non-household sources. That’s according to Claire Shrewsbury, head of government and communities at resources charity ...


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Biffa 16 May 2018

Central Beds opts against three-weekly residual waste service


Central Bedfordshire council has committed to introducing a separate food waste collection service for householders, as well as exploring options for the introduction of a separate collection for glass. However, the council has ...

15 May 2018

ADBA welcomes higher tariffs


The trade association for the anaerobic digestion sector in the UK has described the restoring of the higher tariff levels for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) as a ‘vital boost’ to UK’s ability to produce renewable energy through AD...

8 May 2018

Compost Awareness Week 2018 kicks off


International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) has returned this year, from 6 – 12 of May, with councils reminding residents of the value of recycling and composting, with competitions and giveaways. And, Jeremy Jacobs, technical ...

8 May 2018

BEIS told of subsidy impact on waste wood prices


Energy minister Claire Perry has acknowledged that biomass subsidies which may be pushing up the value of waste wood to the detriment of board makers are “concerning”. Ms Perry, who has responsibility for energy and subsidies ...

3 May 2018

Biffa secures three-year KP Snacks contract


Biffa has won a three year contract to manage waste, recycling and resources for KP Snacks. The British snacks manufacturer, which owns brands such as Hula Hoops, Mc Coy’s and Skips, appointed Biffa to deliver its Integrated ...

3 May 2018

South Kesteven set for food waste recycling trial


South Kesteven council is set to trial a new food waste recycling scheme, which is the first of its kind in Lincolnshire, the authority says. The 12-month trial, commencing on June 4, will collect food waste from 4,700 selected ...

2 May 2018

Keenan Recycling ‘gears up’ for expansion


Keenan Recycling has expanded its operation in the north-east of Scotland with a six-figure investment in a second base. The Scottish business, which claims to be Scotland’s largest organic waste management company, say the move...

30 April 2018

Food waste ‘boost’ to Northern Ireland’s recycling rate


Northern Ireland’s quarterly waste statistics have shown a 5% increase in composting and recycling rates compared to the same period 12 months earlier, which has largely been put down to mandatory food waste collections. The ...

18 April 2018

Bio Collectors wins West London food waste tender


Bio Collectors has won a £3 million, 10-year contract to transport and treat food waste from the West London Waste Authority and its constituent boroughs. The contract – which started on 1 April 2018 – sees Bio ...

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