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.

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On Saturday whilst walking over a spoil tip near Castleford restored by 4R in 2016 Mike spotted an extremely reclusive Bittern flying low over one of the reed lined ponds on the site. To confirm that it was a Bittern he asked a bird watcher in camouflage stood nearby who excitedly confirmed his suspicion. This...

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