Non-destructive testing – a food waste reduction opportunity?

Food waste reduction is a key objective for consumers, businesses and governments seeking to save money, improve food production efficiency, lower greenhouse gas emissions,...

Siloxane sentinel

As monitoring firm Safe Training Systems (STS) says, the production of biogas from wastewater AD ticks all the green eco boxes and has few...

Biodegradable vs. compostable vs. oxo-degradable plastics: A straightforward explanation

Kevin Ireland of Green Dot Bioplastics, a Kansas-based manufacturer of bioplastics and biocomposites, clarifies some commonly-used - and misunderstood - terms. As consumer demand for...

First-of-a-kind biorefinery for dairy waste reaches pilot plant stage

In a bid to enhance the value of waste in the dairy processing industry, the EU-funded AgriChemWhey project is testing and proving the techno-economic...

Scottish Government’s Mike Berry on AD’s role in Scotland’s circular economy

Ahead of chairing a session at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, Mike Berry, Senior Policy Adviser for the Scottish Government, sets out the...

Comment: No time to waste in the fight against landfilling food waste

The government’s Resources and Waste Strategy could soon go past its sell-by date, unless firm action is taken, according to Philip Simpson, commercial director...

Firm claims breakthrough in sustainable diesel production

New technology could displace billions of litres of fossil fuel annually A new technology that converts biogas into a high-grade liquid fuel that can be...

Firm calls for better incentives for on-site renewable energy for food and drink manufacturers

Anaerobic digestion in the food and drink industry is growing eight times slower than in the agriculture sector; millions of tonnes of waste is...

Wood Recyclers Association launches fire prevention guide

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) officially launched its Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) Guide at its members’ winter meeting in Coventry on 6 December. The document...

Scottish college “rockets” food waste recycling rates with second on-site composter

Dundee and Angus College has invested in a second of Tidy Planet’s Rocket Composters for its Arbroath Campus, after successfully composting over 70 tonnes...

Firm helps Indian FMCG to replace coal with turmeric

The facilities management firm GSH Group India has won the Environment category at this year’s Energy Institute Awards for its work with Indian FMCG...

Minister: Resources & Waste Strategy will “require” food waste collections

Investment Minister Graham Stuart MP has said that the government’s forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy will “require separate food waste collections” to reduce emissions...

Potato-waste wood substitute earns inventor young engineering entrepreneur award

Rowan Minkley, co-founder and CEO of Chip[s] Board, received the award from the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub on 22 November

Innovate UK supports testing of aviation biofuel

UK-based technology company Renovare Fuels has been awarded support by Innovate UK for aviation fuel testing through the Sustainable Aviation for Clean Growth programme....

Waste cooking oil used to make slow release fertiliser

Waste cooking oil collected from cafes and restaurants has been used to make a controlled-release fertiliser that results in better plant health and less...

Food waste recycling: Demand doubles in Devon

The amount of food waste sent for recycling by Devon businesses has more than doubled in 18 months according to new figures from Andigestion,...

Biogas firm extols the benefits of a part that is ‘more than just a...

A case study from pumps and mixers expert Landia, on how its equipment is supporting the efforts of an innovative AD firm The tagline on...

Craft beer from bread: Zero Waste Scotland celebrates circular economy success story

An island-based brewery is putting circular economy principles into action with the production of a craft beer made from leftover bread. Bute Brew Co...

Activated carbons firm trebles its spent industrial carbon reactivation capacity

Wigan-based supplier of activated carbons, mobile carbon filtration systems and spent carbon reactivation services, CPL Activated Carbons, has dramatically increased its capacity for reactivating...

Vision system for biomass boilers becomes available in the UK

Bio-waste handling and processing firm Tidy Planet is bringing to the UK market an Artificial Vision System (AVS) for boilers - described as "the...