food waste

New waste service for west Cornwall


Cornwall Council has launched food waste collections for the first time in the west of the county.

Micro lorry helps council access narrow streets


King’s Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council has added a micro lorry to its fleet to help access narrow streets.

Councils get £295m boost for food waste collections


Local authorities in England will share up to £295m in funding to help them introduce weekly food waste collections, Recycling Minister Robbie Moore has announced.

'Lack of clarity' puts recycling reforms at risk


A ‘lack of clarity’ around the Government’s recycling reforms is preventing councils from preparing for the upcoming changes, according to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

Sheffield food waste collections delayed by 15 years


A plan for weekly food waste collections from homes in Sheffield could be delayed by up to 15 years.

Councils welcome waste reform flexibility but await details on costs


Councils were relieved not to lose all local discretion in the Government’s waste collection reforms but have said questions remain, including over funding.

Basildon Council and NRG Riverside roll out first fully electric food waste collection fleet


NRG Riverside has delivered seven fully electric food waste trucks to Basildon Borough Council as part of an innovative contract hire agreement.

Lewes trials all-electric collection vehicles


Food waste collections in Lewes have become more environmentally friendly this week with the trial of new all-electric collection vehicles.

The Devourer takes to the streets in Northumberland


Northumberland County Council’s new food waste vehicle has been named by some keen students who took part in a competition as part of the council’s food waste recycling trial.

Electra launches the UK's first compact 12.5-tonne electric waste fleet platform


Electra Commercial Vehicles, the zero-emissions OEM based in Lancashire, has launched its all-new, 12.5-tonne eCargo, electric waste vehicle platform.

Fiveways expands hire fleet ahead of mandatory food waste collections


Fiveways Group has taken delivery of the first of ten dedicated food waste collection vehicles as the vehicle hire specialist continues to expand and diversify its fleet.

Keenan Recycling to unveil first-of-its-kind hybrid vehicle


National food waste recycling business, Keenan Recycling, will be unveiling a first-of-its-kind hybrid vehicle at RWM & Letsrecycle Live this September in Birmingham.

Reading residents called on to name RCVs


Residents are being given the chance to name Reading’s food waste collection trucks, with a competition launched today.

Anaerobic digestion – an ally to local authorities


The deadline for every local authority to introduce weekly food waste collections is just around the corner. Pamela Woolcock, group public sector lead at BioteCH4, argues that anaerobic digestion will help councils dispose of food waste in a cost-effective way.

Waste food oil-powered bin lorries take to the streets in Leicestershire


Waste food oil now powers bin collections and street cleaning in North West Leicestershire, the local council has confirmed.

District council forced to pause food waste collections


Derbyshire Dales District Council has been forced to pause its food waste collections after the closure of the privately owned Vital Earth reprocessing facility.

Portsmouth gives green light to citywide food waste recycling


Portsmouth is set to see citywide food waste recycling as well as new mixed plastic recycling banks after funding was approved in the city's budget.

Mandatory food waste collections – where to start?


Gurbaksh Badhan, a policy and advisory committee member for the National Association of Waste Disposal Officers (NAWDO), looks at how mandatory food waste collections can be a national success.

Keenan Recycling announces key acquisition


Scottish food waste collection firm Keenan Recycling has announced an acquisition aimed at strengthening its presence in England.

Introducing the ORUS


Terberg Matec UK introduces their new ORUS collection body for flexible and efficient food waste collection. LAPV reports.


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