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Contract renewal sees key changes for compost certification

The certification of compost to nationally-recognised standards has received its biggest shake-up since the scheme was launched five years ago. It has today been confirmed that Organic Farmers & Growers has been awarded a renewed contract to provide inspection and certification to the Compost Quality Protocol and PAS 100. In the process, OF&G has responded […]

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Guide to PAS100 and composting certification

OF&G provided this article a short while ago to LAWR Magazine (Local Authority Waste and Recycling). After a couple of conversations I’ve had today about composting, I thought it was worthy of reproduction, so here goes: The introduction of the Quality Compost Protocol in 2007 marked a major shift in attitudes to composting, allowing the […]

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Plastic carriers in decline

It looks like the initiatives to cut down on plastic carrier bag use are starting to pay off, according to this piece from the Indy. That’s good news and it does seem that the supermarkets are taking it seriously – especially as you can’t go into one now without the cashier asking “do you need […]

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