Garden Waste News

  • Don’t let summer go to “waste”

    School will soon be out and summer is a great time for families to reduce waste in fun and new ways! First, remember to keep practicing the basics—reduce, reuse, and recycle. Find new ways to reduce your waste—eat more fruits and vegetables with compostable scraps and use fewer packaged snacks. Reuse what you already have—pack lunches for work or summer camp in washable ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • How to Make Cow Dung Fertilizer

    Currently, the most common and valuable processing method is to turn cow dung/manure into sellable organic fertilizer. Cow dung is a derived product from wastes produced by cattle, providing high levels of organic materials and rich in nutrients, including about nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium as well as many other essential nutrients. According to the data, daily cow dung contain 12.9% DM ...

  • Why choose pet cremation?

    What should you look at Pet Cremation as your next business adventure? Unscrupulous pet crematories are always well highlighted in the news but it is important to remember that they are few and far between. There are ways of ensuring that the company you have chosen will care for your pet as much as you do. One way is to ensure that they are a member of APPCC (association of pet cemeteries and ...

  • Why choose pet cremation?

    What should you look at Pet Cremation as your next business adventure? ...

  • The Benefits of Pet Cremation?

    Unscrupulous pet cremation businesses are always well highlighted in the news but it is important to remember that they are few and far between. There are ways of ensuring that the company you have chosen will care for your pet as much as you do. One way is to ensure that they are a member of APPCC (association of pet cemeteries and crematoria) as they ensure that strict guidelines are followed, ...

  • Addfield Assists Pet Cremation Companies

    Addfield are APPCC approved suppliers, which ensures that anyone buying our Pet Cremation machines are assured that they are fully equipped with the highest quality machinery and additions. We pride ourselves on having a premium quality and service status that has been developed throughout over 35 years of experience and employed industry experts. Our customers have the choice of a: Single ...

  • The Benefits of Pet Cremation?

    Unscrupulous pet cremation businesses are always well highlighted in the news but it is important to remember that they are few and far between. There are ways of ensuring that the company you have chosen will care for your pet as much as you do. One way is to ensure that they are a member of APPCC (association of pet cemeteries and crematoria) as they ensure that strict guidelines are followed, ...

  • Addfield Assists Pet Cremation Companies

    Addfield are APPCC approved suppliers, which ensures that anyone buying our Pet Cremation machines are assured that they are fully equipped with the highest quality machinery and additions. We pride ourselves on having a premium quality and service status that has been developed throughout over 35 years of experience and employed industry experts. Our customers have the choice of a: Single ...

  • Farmers’ use of renewable fertilisers to be revolutionised by new research

    Farmers’ and growers’ confidence in digestate and compost has been given a welcome boost, as new ground-breaking research published today,  shows smart use of these renewable fertilisers can increase yields and reduce bills with no negative impact on crop quality or safety. The programme of field experiments,  ...

  • Potential Odours From Composting Facility

    Following the recent hot weather combined with the closure of other composting sites, Biowise has received an unusually high volume of household garden waste which has resulted in a backlog of material waiting to be processed. As advised by our industry regulator, the Environment Agency, we have temporarily stopped accepting garden waste into our facility at Willerby whilst we implement an ...


    By Wastewise

  • Teenage Environmentalists Awarded for Innovative Green Projects

    A team of high school students from Indonesia has picked up a major international environmental award for a project that promotes alternative food sources and livelihoods for fishing communities impacted by the degradation of coral reefs and coasts. The 'eco-garden' initiative by students from Senior High School No. 1, in Sumbawa Besar, Indonesia, was awarded first place in the Volvo Adventure ...

  • Big potential of cutting greenhouse gases from waste

    There is a big potential to cut greenhouse gases (GHGs) from municipal solid waste management, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report, 'Waste opportunities – Past and future climate benefits from better municipal waste management in Europe', covers the EU-27 (excluding Cyprus), Norway and Switzerland. It estimates that these countries could make GHG ...

  • Let`s do more than give thanks for our abundance

    With the amount of food produced in our country, every day could be Thanksgiving. For this November feast we cook more than 45 million turkeys, about 1.9 billion pounds of sweet potatoes and 21 million pounds of cranberries. But Thanksgiving is no longer the only day we heap food onto our plates. We've created an arsenal of weapons to prevent food from spoiling between field and market: ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Next Tuesday: Administrator Jackson Marks EPA 40th anniversary in Atlanta with event at Coretta Scott king leadership academy (GA)

    As part of a weeklong series of events to highlight EPA’s 40 years of protecting American communities, EPA Administrator Jackson will visit the Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Academy in Atlanta on Tuesday, November 30th to highlight the Agency’s commitment to children’s health. EPA and the Academy will also sign a Memorandum of Understanding, the first of its kind in the ...

  • EWA Fermenter Rapid composting of waste

    From one side it looks like an ordinary shipping container. From the other side it appears to be a perpetual motion machine which spins, hisses and makes a variety of other noises. From the inside, the Solbien EWA Fermenter from the Czech company Agro Eko is a highly mechanised system for the rapid composting of waste. “You put the waste ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Discounted home composters for residents

    A Hertfordshire local authority is giving residents the chance to purchase home composters at a discounted rate to encourage them to dispose of their kitchen and garden waste in an environmentally friendly way. Broxbourne Borough Council is offering the composter units at £19 and also giving people who buy one, the opportunity to purchase a second one half price. It is hoped ...

  • Mansfield to raise awareness of potential fines to stop cross-contamination of garden waste

    Residents in Mansfield are being warned that they could face fixed penalty fines of £100 and/or have their bin removed if they are found to be deliberately placing incorrect items into their brown garden waste bin. The move comes as Mansfield District Council has had four bin lorries full of garden waste rejected at the disposal point because the waste was intermingled with a large amount of the ...

  • Edwin Poots opens Ireland`s biggest IVC facility

    Northern Ireland environment minister Edwin Poots opened Ireland’s biggest in-vessel composting facility situated on the edge of West Belfast. The £6 million facility, operated by Natural World Products, will be capable of recycling 60,000 tonnes of household bio-waste, such as food and garden waste, into high quality compost. This will be used as top ...

  • Composting industry`s growth is set to continue

    Results from the annual Association for Organics Recycling survey has shown a nine per cent increase in recycled organics. The 2007/08 report, put together by AFOR and the Waste & Resources Action Programme, showed 4.5 million tonnes of source segregated waste was composted in the UK with half of this sold on and industry reporting turnover of more than £165m in the year to April 2008. The ...

  • Scotland raises awareness about compost

    The Scottish Government is urging people to help reduce waste during Compost Awareness Week by taking up composting as a greener way of disposing of their garden and kitchen waste. The week runs from 3 May to 9 May and aims to encourage more people to take up home composting by purchasing discounted compost bins through the Waste Aware Scotland Compost at Home campaign. Environment Minister ...

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