Organics Saturday 16 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


26 January 2018

Biogen expanded with Edinburgh AD acquisition


Infrastructure investment manager, Ancala Partners LLP, has acquired a 1.5MW operational anaerobic digestion facility (AD) in Edinburgh from Kelda Water Services. The Millerhill facility, which has been sold for an undisclosed ...

24 January 2018

Recycling firms partner to tackle Scotland’s food waste


Organics recycler Earnside Energy, and waste management firm Binn Group, have entered into a partnership to offer Scottish businesses a collection and treatment solution for food waste. The companies have named the initiative as...

15 January 2018

Foresight grows AD portfolio with Material Change deal


Private equity investor, Foresight Group, has acquired an operational portfolio of two large scale anaerobic digestion plants (AD) and seven composting assets for an undisclosed sum. The transaction has seen the formation of a ...

11 January 2018

Biowise awarded Cheshire East organics contract


Recycling and waste management firm, Biowise, is to build a £7m in-vessel composting facility after being awarded a contract by Cheshire East council. Yesterday, the Hull-based firm announced it had won the £30m contract, which ...

22 December 2017

WRAP to run £500,000 food redistribution fund


The Waste and Resources Action Plan (WRAP) has launched a £500,000 fund for charities, to support of the redistribution of quality surplus food to people in need throughout England. According to WRAP, latest evidence shows that ...

19 December 2017

Researching bacteria for waste remediation


The Environmental Services Association Education Trust is funding a world-leading project at the University of Cambridge that combines research into novel uses of bacteria for remediation of waste materials with the training of PhD students ...

7 December 2017

Government looking for policy ideas, says Lord Deben


The government is “desperate” for policies for the waste and recycling sector after Brexit, former environment secretary Lord Deben declared today (7 December). He told UK’s anaerobic digestion sector annual conference in ...

29 November 2017

WRAP publishes food label guidance


As part of its work to reduce household food waste, resource charity WRAP has unveiled changes to the way food packaging will be labelled. The aim, said WRAP – the Waste & Resources Action Programme – is changes to labels ...

22 November 2017

WRAP consistency work presents ‘mixed picture’


Work carried out by WRAP into the business case for greater consistency shows a ‘mixed picture’ in terms of the strengths of implementing the framework. The Waste and Resources Action Plan (WRAP) this week published a summary ...

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