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The Waster’s Waste Management and Landfill Blog carries regular postings on News and Technical Developments in UK, and International waste management.

Anaerobic Digestion "Big Opportunity" for Municipal Waste

Anaerobic Digestion “Big Opportunity” for Municipal Waste

Urban-based local authorities should consider the anaerobic digestion big opportunity, as an alternative to in-vessel composting for the recycling of municipal biodegradable food waste, according to researchers at WRAP. Speaking today (23 April 2007) at the annual Recycling and Waste Forum in Birmingham on Thursday, WRAP’s organics supply programme manager Louise Hollingworth said: “In-vessel composting […]

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PAS100 Accredited Quality Protocol Published for Composting Industry

Back in March 2007, the News we published was the announcement of the PAS100 Accredited Quality Protocol, which had just been published for the UK Composting Industry, with the aim of making high quality commercially produced compost from municipally collected green waste a valuable marketable product. Today we look back on the PAS100 publicly available specification, […]

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Top 20 UK waste management companies

UK Waste Management Top 20 Companies

The UK Waste Management Top 20 companies are listed below for 2015/2016 (with their revenues in millions GBP). Summary company background information for the top 5 UK waste management companies is also provided below. Veolia Environmental Services is clearly the largest UK Waste Management Top 20 company in terms of revenue by a considerable margin. Veolia […]

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Anaerobic Digestion is Now Economically Viable in Europe

Anaerobic Digestion is both a waste treatment technology and a highly sustainable energy technology. Recent rises in energy costs, coupled with EU member state incentives, and waste management policy, now mean that economic viability has been attained. Our article explains how this technology can also provide a politically secure energy supply, and argues that there […]

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Web site subscribers: Welcome!

We welcome our first batch of Waste Technology Web Site subscribers to the Wasters Blog. We hope that you will find our new blog interesting and useful. Please do post your comments – we like feedback. It’s easy. Click on the “Comments” or “No comments” wording below any posting and a new page will open […]

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