Organics Thursday 21 February 2019
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 ...


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


16 April 2018

Trading platform for organics launched by Veolia


Veolia UK has launched a trading platform for waste wood and organic materials including green and food waste. The waste management company said that the trading platform – – will allow sellers to “get a...

5 April 2018

Avenue awarded collections contract in Northern Ireland


Antrim and Newtownabbey borough council has awarded a contract to Northern Irish waste management firm, Avenue Recycling, for the kerbside collection of organic and residual waste. As part of the contract – which is worth just ...

29 March 2018

Olleco buys Aylesbury AD plant from Renewi


Olleco, the renewables division of the ABP Food Group, has bought the Westcott Park anaerobic digestion facility in Aylesbury from Renewi (formerly Shanks). The deal was announced today but the sale value was not disclosed. ...

19 March 2018

Research ‘Hub’ launched to support organics R&D


Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL) has established a Research Hub to support research and development work in the organics recycling industry. The Hub will fund or support compost and digestate-related R&D projects that are...

2 March 2018

Industry experts endorse separate food waste collections


Mike Falconer Hall, organics programme manager at WRAP, has endorsed the case for separate food waste collections at the National Food Waste Conference in London. Addressing delegates at the conference yesterday, which ...

21 February 2018

Fareham rolls-out takeaway bags to restaurants


Fareham borough council has commissioned 10,000 takeaway bags to be distributed to local restaurants as a measure to reduce food waste. The bags will allow customers to take their leftovers home with them when they eat out and ...

8 February 2018

Biogen snaps up Tamar in AD deal


Biogen, a portfolio company of infrastructure investment manager Ancala Partners LLP, has acquired food waste treatment firm, Tamar Energy, for an undisclosed sum. A number of Tamar Energy’s existing shareholders have rolled-...

6 February 2018

National Food Waste Conference returns for second year


The National Food Waste Conference, organised by, is returning for its second year on February 28. This year’s event takes place at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London, with an opening address ...

5 February 2018

AD operators predict market consolidation


Operators within the organic waste treatment sector predict that there may be consolidation in the anaerobic digestion (AD) market over the coming months, in part, due to shortages of food waste. Despite some reporting a surge in ...

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