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This section of the data portal provides a summary of developments in the UK’s recovered organics market.  The data presented here comes from respected, publicly available and regularly updated sources on the internet.  By following the link(s) above the graphics, you can find out more details on the source of the data and visit the sites to access the full data.

The current highlights and trends are:

Gate fees and compost prices

• The gate fee for in vessel composting (IVC) sites dropped sharply in September 2018 to £28 per tonne, having previously remained at £35-39 per tonne for several years. This price held stable over the last few months of the year.

• Anaerobic Digestion (AD) gate fees remain at £17.50 per tonne, the same rate seen for most of 2018.

• Gate fees for open air windrow (OAW) sites continued to reach £24 per tonne. There has been no fluctuation in prices since June 2017.

Fertiliser prices

AN fertiliser (bags) prices currently stand at £293 per tonne.  Overall prices have gradually increased since the start of the year. Prices stood at £243 per tonne in January 2018.



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