The EA is going to review all thirteen Quality Protocols and decide whether they are still fit for purpose. This work will be carried out over the next 12 - 18 months with compost, digestate and poultry litter ash QPs being the first 3 to be reviewed.
Businesses are expected to jointly invest up to Â£149 million, alongside a Â£60 million government investment, to help fight the global battle against single use plastics. Funding could be used to find ways to cut waste in the supply chain, develop new business models and create new sustainable recyclable materials. This could include using plants instead of oils to make plastic, which will help reduce their carbon impact.
The EU Fertilising Products Regulation was published on 25th June 2019, the JRC's report on STUBIAS materials is expected soon and modification of the REACH regulation that will exempt digestates from registration is expected to be published in summer 2019.
AHDB have published a article on measuring soil health using a broad range of indicators. They've developed a soil health scorecard as part of a case study looking at the application of 5 different organic treatments, including compost and digestate.
ORG is a REA sector group
Member Affinity Schemes
In an ongoing effort to bring additional value to our members and enable their success, we have a range of specially negotiated discounts on business products and services with a selected range of partnerships.
A report by the ESA on the UK's position in the European recycling league tables. The report states that the UK is someway from meeting its itís target for the recycling of 50% of household waste by 2020.