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 in December remained at around £37.50 per tonne, which is £1.50  per tonne down on gate fees seen in December 2016. Anaerobic Digestion (AD) gate fees currently stand at £20 per tonne, down £2.50 per tonne on prices seen 12 months ago. Gate fees for open air windrow (OWA) sites remained at £24 per tonne, £1 per tonne less than in the same period in 2016.

Fertiliser prices

Blended 20.10.10 bags prices reached £243 per tonne in January 2017, exceeding prices seen during the same period last year. AN (bags) also saw an increase to around £241 per tonne, around £10 per tonne down on the same period the previous year. Due to a publication break in the source of this data we are currently unable to update the UK fertiliser prices further .