Composting Expertise

4R Recycling has a range of staff with in depth knowledge of the composting process of a variety of organic materials.  Their experience includes:

  • Composting utility sludges
  • Open air windrow composting of green waste
  • In-vessel composting of food and green waste
  • Operation of Mechanical and Biological Treatment facilities
  • Composting and treatment of street sweeping residues

4R Recycling has extensive knowledge of the regulatory requirements around the establishment and operation of these types of facilities including: 

  • Planning consent
  • Input material selection
  • Process plant selection and operation
  • Operation procedures
  • Quality protocol and end of waste for outputs i.e PAS 100/PAS110
  • Regulation including animal by-product regulations, environmental permitting regulations 
  • Local residents consultation and relations

In addition we excel at the marketing of the outputs from all of these facilities to the most appropriate and cost effective market for each material stream manufactured through the process.

Looking for scientifically tailored consultancy for environmental regulation and compliance?

4R Environmental Consultants’ experienced team offers a range of services to clients needing expert advice in the areas of Soil Science and Environmental Compliance; Environmental Investigation and Risk Assessments; Waste Assessment and By-product Development and Expert Witness support.


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CASE Partnership with Keele University

From a chance meeting at a soil science conference a few months ago, we are excited to announce that 4R Group now have a CASE partnership with Dr. Ian Oliver at Keele University looking at the effects of utility sludge applications on agricultural land. The PhD project is funded under the National Productivity...


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