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Following its first year of operation Envirocomp’s plant in Rochester, UK has composted 4.6 million nappies.  Equating to approximately 700 tonnes these nappies, which would normally have gone to landfill and left to degenerate, are now being used for land restoration. It is estimated that disposable nappies can take from 250 to 500 years to… Read more »

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Disposable nappies have always ended up in landfill or incineration. But now there’s a new solution to this big environmental problem. Envirocomp, a New Zealand company owned by international facilities management services group, OCS, is opening a plant at Rochester, Kent, to turn nappies into compost. It’s a first for the UK. Nappies are shredded,… Read more »

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Envirocomp leading the way on 2020 Zero Waste Envirocomp, owned by OCS Group is leading the way in the UK on the road to 2020 Zero Waste. Andy Band, Director of Envirocomp will speak at the forthcoming Achieving 2020 Zero Waste Conference in Birmingham. He will outline to attendees Envirocomp’s First in the World solution for nappies… Read more »

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OCS acquisition heralds first nappy composting in UK Composting of disposable nappies will become possible for the first time in the UK next year, at last reducing the tonnes that currently go to landfill.  OCS, the International Services Group, has acquired the New Zealand company, Envirocomp which partnered in pioneering the technique and it plans… Read more »