Biffa opens hub to transport waste by rail in bid to slash emissions

It has invested £4.2m into its new transportation site, which has helped see its overall emissions drop by 75%

ENGIE to provide EV charging across Biffa sites

The installation of new chargers will support the fuelling of 600 electric-powered Nissan vans at Biffa sites

Biffa sets out to bin 50% of emissions by 2030

The waste management company’s new sustainability strategy promises to unlock an estimated £1.25bn of investment over the next 10 years in the UK’s green economy

Biffa, Covanta and GIG reach financial close on 42MW waste to energy facility

The Newhurst facility will be located just off the M1 motorway and will be able to process up to 350,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste annually

Biffa ordered to pay £600k for exporting banned waste to China

The waste management giant said it would seek to appeal against the verdict

Biffa guilty of exporting banned waste to China

The waste giant said it ‘strongly contested’ the decision and is considering making an appeal

Biffa buys waste and recycling firm for £16.2m

The buyout will broaden its services throughout Birmingham and the West Midlands region

Life after death for Halloween pumpkins – as energy!

Carve out a green end to your Halloween this year – and not with mould or ghastly face paint. As trick or treating ends, revellers are being advised to recycle their pumpkins to avoid food waste. In a trial at ten Sainsbury’s supermarkets, customers can bring pumpkins in store where they will be collected and […]

Sainsbury’s store comes off the grid with rubbish power

A Sainsbury’s supermarket is now running purely on power generated by its own food waste. Today the store is coming off the national grid. Any food waste unsuitable for charitable donations or animal feed from the store goes to a nearby site run by waste firm Biffa, where biomethane gas is produced from organic matter. Once converted […]

Biffa buys PHS waste division for £2.5m

Biffa has bought the commercial waste business of PHS All Clear, which manages clinical and medical waste, for £2.5 million. Known as PHS Wastetech, it currently provides commercial waste management services across a 12,000-strong customer base. Biffa said the deal will bring four new operating locations under its control and will allow the firm to […]