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Innovation & Advice

Our staff have a vast array of operational experience and qualifications when it comes to waste management. Some of our staff have over 40 years of agricultural and waste management industry experience and in addition notable individual accreditations include Chartered Waste Managers, FACTS & BASIS Certified Advisors, PRINCEĀ² Practitioner Project Managers and NEBOSH National General Certified Staff in Occupational Health and Safety. This enables us to offer quality assured waste management consultancy and advisory services.

Some of our typical specialisms include:

Farming Advice:

Our Agronomist and FACTS/BASIS Certified contract managers are able to assist farmer clients with nutrient planning and guidance on organic waste derived product applications, including production of benefit statements where required. In addition Ecoganix can also help with regulatory driven support in the form of Environment Agency deployment and exemption applications. Nutrient values for typical digested sewage sludge cake shown below as an example:

MAJOR NUTRIENTS IN A DIGESTED SEWAGE SLUDGE CAKE*

NUTRIENT VALUE AMOUNT APPLIED**
TOTALS kg/tonne units/tonne kg/ha units/hectare
Nitrogen (N) 11.0 22.0 220 176
Phosphorus (P) 7.9 15.8 158 126
Phosphate (P2O5) 18.0 35.9 359 287
Potassium (K) 0.5 1.0 10 8
Potash (K2O) 0.6 1.1 11 9
Magnesium (Mg) 1.0 2.0 20 16
Magnesium (MgO) 1.6 3.2 32 26
Sulphur (S) 6.0 12.0 120 96
Available Nutrients
Nitrogen (N) 1.1 2.2 22 18
Phosphate (P2O5) 9.0 18.0 180 144
Potash (K2O) 0.5 1.0 10 8

* Based on values given in RB209 (The Fertiliser Manual)
** Nutrients supplied to field after application of 8 tonnes/acre (20 tonnes/hectare)

Product Development & Innovation

Ecoganix has a designated team who offer advice, trial design and technology guidance for the processing of problem wastes or wastes that currently only has disposal as an output option. The team work with clients to develop bespoke solutions over phased time periods so that findings and outcomes from research and testing can be monitored effectively.

Site Waste Management Auditing

As part of our Total Waste Management offer, Ecoganix offers free waste management site audits. Our Chartered Water Managers are able to evaluate your current processes from a site visit and offer revised solutions that could cut costs and offer a more sustainable operation. We always aim for zero waste to landfill and our consultants can provide Site Waste Management Reporting to highlight improvements to recycling and recovery rates routinely.

Waste Contract Procurement Support

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Ecoganix can provide designated bid and proposal support to clients who may not have the in-house expertise. We have experience in writing detailed documents covering all stages of Waste Management and Haulage procurement processes, from Pre-qualification Questionnaires to final detailed Bid submissions. We have experience in both private and public sector bid and proposal writing and have PRINCEĀ² Practitioner qualified project managers.

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