Mission Compostable

Cambridge is on a mission to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the city. It is estimated that emissions from composting food waste is just 14% compared to sending it to landfill. This fact led Envar and Countrystyle Recycling, in partnership with Cambridge BID, to introduce four new public bins for food scraps and compostable packaging.…

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Surrey HWRC Compost Donation

A Suez household waste recycling centre in Surrey, has used compost donated by Envar in these brilliant recycled planters. Green waste received at the recycling centre is sent to our Surrey composting facility where it is processed to produce compost. This compost was then delivered back to the recycling centre and used in these imaginative…

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Exciting New Partnership with Countrystyle and Vegware

Envar Composting is pleased to announce a new partnership with Countrystyle Recycling. Working with Vegware, together we will be their only authorised waste collector and composting facility in the Cambridgeshire area. Countrystyle Recycling recently expanded into the Cambridgeshire area through its operations in Thetford and as a sister company to Envar Composting. Our unique partnership…

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St Ives in Bloom

We are happy to be continuing support within the local community by providing compost for the annual St Ives in Bloom. If you are passing through the St Ives area keep a look out for the beautiful planters which are sporting our plaques. We wish them all the best for the Anglia in Bloom competition.

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Envar Regeneration

Envar has identified an opportunity for development at the Woodhurst Composting site that will bring together cutting-edge technology in a bid to make an even greater contribution towards sustainability whilst at the same time, significantly reduce odours. It will enable enhanced recovery and use of normally wasted energy through the co-location of waste processing technologies.…

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Cambridge Announcement

Total waste management company, Countrystyle Recycling, working alongside its sister company, Envar Composting Limited (Envar), has announced the launch of its waste collection and treatment services for commercial and industrial customers in the Cambridge area. Countrystyle and Envar are part of the family owned Heathcote Holdings Group of resource management companies and Countrystyle’s operations will…

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Peterson Shredder Hire

Envar Composting Ltd is now offering for hire the Peterson 2710D Horizontal Grinder Shredder. The machine is a powerful shredder capable of processing a wide range of materials including green waste, waste wood, logs, roots, stumps, and many types of vegetation. Ideally suited to site clearances for biomass production. For more information please contact enquires@envar.co.uk…

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Local Deliveries

Last week we delivered compost to the local community at Somersham Bowls Club and a school in St Ives. They were very pleased with their deliveries and are looking forward to using the compost to grow healthy plants. We are pleased to support our local community and wish them well with their growing activities. Thanks…

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Local First Policy

As part of our commitment to sustainability, and the continued working with the local community, Envar aims to reduce our impact on the environment, stimulate the local economy and support local communities through our activities. We strive to procure sustainable, and ethical goods and services. Envar is committed to increasing the proportion of goods and services that…

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Bluntisham Allotments

Gardeners at the Bluntisham allotments, local to our composting facility in Cambridgeshire, were pleased to receive a delivery of compost from us earlier today. They were kind enough to comment on the cleanliness of our site and our friendly team. We are pleased to support our local community and wish them well with their allotments.…

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Solar Project Complete

The project to install 1056 solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels onto the roofs of our buildings at Envar Cambridge was completed on time & within budget with a handover date of the 1st October 2020. This will provide 359.04KW of green power to the site, with the aim of reducing our annual electricity usage by approx.…

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Envar Smart Meter Tip

Having a smart meter fitted (which can be installed free by your energy supplier) can lower your energy bills as it encourages good energy habits. Some homes fitted with a smart meter are showing energy savings between 5-20%. Some advantages of having a smart meter are: 1. You can closely monitor your energy usage and…

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Envar Environmental Tip

How to save money on your electricity bill Lighting accounts for 15 per cent of a typical household’s electricity bill. You can cut your lighting bill and energy use by changing which bulbs you use and how you use them. Houses typically use a mixture of standard light fittings and downlighters or spotlight fittings. Energy…

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20mm PAS100 Soil Improver Analysis

Our 20mm PAS100 soil improver has been shown to increase microbial activity, water retention and nutrient retention. This green compost also improves the soil structure and friability as well as helping to control erosion. As an accredited PAS100 product, our green compost provides slow release of the major and micro nutrients your soil needs. We…

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Solar investment

  Subject to permitted development planning, Envar will be investing in 1056 solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels on the roofs of our existing buildings, to provide 300KW of green power to the site, helping reduce our electricity usage & lower our carbon footprint.

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Equipment we use

  Envar is a compost producing facility which treats food & garden green waste. To do this we have some specialist equipment like the Menart Windrow turner. One of only two machines in the UK. Equipment facts: •Weight – 35 tons •Height – 5.6 meters •Length – 8.1 meters •Propulsion – tracked •Width – 4.6…

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The New Normal at Envar

Despite the current Coronavirus crisis, we are continuing to support our customers by running business as ‘normal’ as much as possible. Naturally, this new ‘normal’ includes remote working, increased hygiene levels and social distancing but our offering to customers remains the same. We are here for all your organic waste management needs. Both our Cambridgeshire…

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Compostable Packaging Scheme

Envar is pleased to be working in partnership with waste management Paper Round and compostable packaging company Vegware to provide a dedicated compostable packaging solution in London and Brighton. Now, more than ever, foodservice has shifted to more disposable items for packaging to increase hygiene levels amid coronavirus fears. This new service will ensure that…

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Environmental Tip

So, you’re already recycling and you’ve got your reusable coffee cup but perhaps you’re wondering what else you can do to minimise your environmental impact? There are lots of small changes you can make. We are starting, unsurprisingly, with compost. Compost bins are a great way to recycle your food waste and nourish your garden.…

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Covid-19 Update

  We hope that you, your families and colleagues are all well and doing what they can to get through the current situation whilst keeping an eye out for elderly or vulnerable people around you. In spite of the unfolding Coronavirus Envar remains operational. We are operationally ready for as normal a business environment as…

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Eco-Wednesday: Cut Out Cling Film

Cling film is part of our everyday lives but is largely unnecessary as there are so many good alternatives that produce zero plastic waste. You could try storing leftover food in reusable pots, glass is better than plastic, and swap cling film for reusable beeswax wraps. These are now widely available and relatively inexpensive when…

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Eco-Wednesday: Recycling In the Bathroom

As part of our eco-Wednesday feature, we will be giving ideas and advice on how you can make your home and lifestyle more environmentally friendly. Most Brits are now pretty savvy with kitchen recycling but recent research claims that our bathroom waste is being missed from our recycling regimes. More than 30,000 tons of widely…

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Bulk bags of compost for sale

We are now selling bulk bags of screened 10mm compost to the PAS100 standard. Collection only from our site in Surrey: Envar Composting (Surrey) Ltd Kitsmead Recycling Centre Kitsmead Lane Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0EF Our opening times are 7:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday and Saturdays 7:00am – 1:00pm Price per bag is £35 +…

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Compost UK

New composting site

Envar Composting Ltd, are pleased to announce the acquisition of a composting facility in Chertsey, Surrey, previously operated by Collier Environmental Services Ltd. The facility produces quality PAS100 green waste compost and BS882 certified topsoil for the agricultural, viticultural and horticultural markets. The assets and goodwill in relation to the composting activities of Collier Environmental…

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FGS Organics aquires Envar

 FGS Organics, are pleased to announce the acquisition of Envar Composting Ltd. FGS Organics is an established provider of recycling solutions for the agricultural, industrial, energy and utility sector. The acquisition will see the capacity of their compost operations significantly increase. Based in Cambridgeshire, Envar Composting is the United Kingdom’s largest waste in-vessel and windrow…

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