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Feature: Doing what comes naturally

When it comes to biodegradeable municipal waste (BMW) – green waste collected from parks, gardens, roadside maintenance and kitchen waste – the driving force is undoubtedly the Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme (LATS). For some time now, the Government has been pumping cash into the research of new BMW disposal technologies, including anaerobic digestion, aerobic digestion, mechanical biological treatment, pyrolysis, gasification and in-vessel composting (IVC).