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Transforming Food Waste For Good.

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BioteCH4 is the leading Anaerobic Digestion operator in the UK, taking care of your food waste, sustainably.

We provide a cost effective solution for local authorities and the commercial sector, understanding and delivering on all your food waste requirements.

We have 6 AD sites across the country including a highly versatile waste transfer station, giving us the capacity to handle large volumes of food waste from a variety of sectors.Our teams in depth understanding of the industry means we have the knowledge and expertise to deal with all food waste requirements.

Food waste recycling
Food waste recycling
Highly Versatile Waste Transfer Station
Highly Versatile Waste Transfer Station
Oils and Fats Recycling
Oils and Fats Recycling
Expert Industry Knowledge
Expert Industry Knowledge

Our Process

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Food waste
Food waste
Processed
Processed
Into energy
Into energy
Fertiliser Biproduct
Fertiliser Biproduct

BioteCH4 Plants

BioteCH4 own and operate a group of Anaerobic Digestion facilities across the UK. We also provide biological support, emergency response and feedstock supply to other operators within the industry.

Our plants

BioteCH4 - Yorkshire - Changing Waste

Changing Waste is a highly versatile organic waste transfer station located in Howden.

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BioteCH4 - Shropshire – Thornfield Energy

Thornfield Energy operates a state of the art anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Shropshire.

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BioteCH4 - Yorkshire - Holme Bioenergy

Holme Bioenergy is a state-of-the-art anaerobic digestion plant in Holme Yorkshire.

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BioteCH4 - Yorkshire - R100 Energy

R100 Energy anaerobic digestion (AD) facility is located on a 7-acre site in Goole.

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BioteCH4 - Lincolnshire – Hemswell Biogas

Our anaerobic digestion plant in Hemswell is situated across 5 acres of rural Lincolnshire farmland.

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BioteCH4 - Cambridgeshire - Local Generation

Local Generation is a state-of-the-art anaerobic digestion (AD) facility in Cambridgeshire.

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BioteCH4 Numbers

400,000
Tonnes of waste
Enough to fill the Albert Hall 4 times!
730,000
Tonnes of waste
Handled by our plants in 2020
Digestate applied to
15,600 acres of land
That’s the equivalent of 8,000 football pitches!
87,250 MW
electricity produced in 2019
Enough to power the town of Corby!
Market leading nutraceutical supplier - powered by Biogas!

Market leading nutraceutical supplier - powered by Biogas!

Market leader in the field of full-service nutraceutical supply, specialising in manufacturing the highest quality health care products for many of the world’s leading brands.

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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Distribution Company

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Distribution Company

Our client is a fresh fruit and vegetable chilled storage and distribution company, purchasing wholesale from abroad and distributing nationwide through the UK. Currently dispose of all end of life and off spec stock into a general waste bulker skip placed in their yard.

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The system BioteCH4 installed at the customer site not only reduced the amount of vehicle movements on the customer site, it increased route efficiency and we were able to reduce the near misses from one per week using the bulk tipper trailers to none using the new tanker system.
Managing Director
The site has worked with Local Generation for a number of years now for the disposal of all our food waste, and have been exceptionally pleased with the service and support we receive. We have found them to always be competitive in terms of pricing, and their ability and willingness to respond quickly to unplanned situations has proven invaluable.
Product Manager
At Greencore Wisbech we have been using Local Generation for over 7 years for the disposal of our food and effluent waste and I can’t fault the excellent service we receive. Even on the odd occasion when things don’t go to plan Local Generation are always at the end of the phone willing to go the extra mile to help, I couldn’t ask for anymore; a fab team to work with.
SHE Manager - Convenience Foods Producer
Local Generation are a brilliant company, we enjoy working for them and we use them for all of our food waste disposal.
Product Manager
The disposal trial went very smoothly and with subsequent loads collected quickly and efficiently , Ben has been an easy associate to conduct business with. Finding a green route for disposal that is efficient and cost effective is always a challenge and we are very pleased that this is now possible
Wholesale & Distribution Manager
Local Generation have supported our business for more than five years providing a green solution for the disposal of biodegradable food waste at their impressive facility near March. They are always flexible and efficient providing us with a high level of customer service and the appropriate audit trail for our customers.
Peter Jackson - Commercial Director
The food waste pilot is proving to have been a great success. The scheme has achieved most of its original objectives. This will benefit the LWP, giving it greater confidence, based on real evidence that food waste collections in Lincolnshire would be accepted by the public and will deliver the overall levels of benefits identified.
Lincolnshire County Council

Giving Something Back to Our Local Community

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Back in May we decided to donate to a local foodbank close to our Head Office in Lincolnshire, we wanted to support people in the local community in a way that was important to us.

How to Reduce Commercial Food Waste

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In the UK alone, we produce around 10 million tonnes of food waste annually, but only 1.8 million of this waste is recycled. Understanding the economic and environmental benefits of efficient food waste recycling can deliver huge benefits for business, the local environment and long-term sustainability.

World Mental Health Day

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As we move slowly towards the end of the year, we’re reflecting on what has been an epic few months. A time which has taken its toll on not only the health of our country, affected thousands of lives, jobs and the economy.

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