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Our business works across many different areas of sustainability. From wastes management to renewable energy, air quality in cities and household recycling, we’re involved.

Here you can explore our latest thinking and news. Get in touch if there’s something you’d like to discuss.

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  • The legacy of the 'poo bus'

    A fleet of buses powered by renewable sources could help reduce air emissions in UK cities after a number of green transport projects received government backing.

  • Food waste champions

    In April, food waste champions from the Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES) and Bristol City districts were shown around GENeco’s anaerobic digestion facility. Find out more on why.

  • Classifying your wastes

    In recent months, the Bioresources team have been working with customers to improve the way in which wastes accepted by GENeco are described. Find out more about classifying your wastes.

  • Biosolids Recycling: Closing the loop

    Each year, we recycle more than 230,000 tonnes of ‘biosolids’ from sewage treatment works across the Wessex Water region as an end product of the separate anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge and food waste. Find out more about the service.

  • A Summer of Festivals

    GENeco helps a number of festivals in their commitment to enhancing the environment through its waste operations. Find out what they have done with Glastonbury festival.

  • Raising a glass to science

    Caroline Milree and Josh Cooke, both graduates at GENeco, recently took part in the worldwide ‘Pint of Science’ festival. They spoke on how GENeco is dedicated to creating new ways of providing solutions to these problems by turning waste into resources.

  • Safety first

    An international best practice standard for occupational health and safety was awarded to GENeco’s food waste recycling plant.

  • A Creative Partnership

    GENeco are working with a local charity Young Bristol to turn their vision on sustainability and renewable energy into artwork.

  • Green gas power for Bristol homes

    Thousands of homes in Bristol are being powered by gas produced from their own waste.

  • High-performing team in national award win

    Our food waste operations team have been awarded ‘Team of the Year – Private Sector’ at this year’s National Recycling Awards.

Next generation fuel

Next generation fuel

Biomethane generated by waste can be used as a substitute for natural gas in homes and in vehicles. It's the fuel of the future, but it's here now.