EIRA Case Study - Paper Crumble

EIRA Case Study – Paper Crumble

EIRA (Enabling Innovation: Research to Application), an innovation and research organisation, has produced an interesting case study about the use of paper crumble for soil enhancement and carbon storage. There is strong evidence to suggest that arable soil in the UK has been losing carbon for 40 years (Environment Agency 2019).  This, in turn, has…

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FGS Organics Compliance

Technology for traceability

Using technology to ensure traceability and fully auditable records for farmers. We use our bespoke IT system to record spreading and haulage tonnages digitally online which reports back in real-time to head office. Each spreader operator has a tablet to access daily jobs where they can view field maps, permits, risk assessments and other documents…

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Cancer Research cake sale

Thank you to everyone who supported our #CancerResearch cake sale yesterday. Many of our staff baked some delicious treats. Thanks to those who baked and for those who donated to this great charity. We managed to raise a total of £206.38.

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Applying paper crumble to land

Can I apply paper crumble to my land? Yes! Applying paper crumble to land is an excellent method of increasing organic matter back into your soil whilst delivering a range of vital crop nutrients. Paper crumble can be used to enrich soil, giving arable farmland a boost of nutrients and organic matter. Paper crumble is…

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Digestate vs no Digestate

Digestate vs no Digestate! Here is an excellent example showing the improvement digestate can make when applied to a growing crop. Digestate vs No Digestate?  You can see the grass on the right is healthier and further along than the grass on the left which hasn’t received any digestate biofertiliser – due to that part…

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World Soil Day

World Soil Day. This day has been dedicated by the UN to raise awareness of soil health and to create positive change. For many years we have been advocates of soil health, it’s at the very core of our business: this is what we do. We apply naturally produced nutrient rich biofertiliser to the land…

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COP 26

Circular Economy/Closed loop solution to food waste. FGS Organics, Countrystyle Recycling Ltd and VeriGreen, three businesses part of the Heathcote Holdings group of companies, provide a complete, closed-loop alternative for food waste. Countrystyle and VeriGreen collect food waste from their customers and take it to a local Kent based AD plant. Here the food waste is transformed to…

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Digestate Timelapse

Digestate otherwise know as Biofertiliser, is a nutrient-rich liquid fertiliser which can be used as a fertiliser in agriculture. Containing high available nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur and is an excellent alternative to fossil fuel derived artificial fertilisers. As seen in the time-lapse photos when matched with soil and crop requirements digestate can improve crop…

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Circular Closed Loop Solution

FGS Organics, Countrystyle Recycling Ltd and VeriGreen, three businesses part of the Heathcote Holdings group of companies, provide a complete, closed-loop alternative for food waste. Countrystyle and VeriGreen collect food waste from their customers and take it to a local Kent based AD plant. Here the food waste is transformed to create renewable energy in the form of…

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FGS Organics - application of fertiliser

Recycle Week

This week is Recycle Week and we are proud to help do our bit in the recycling process. With our customers in the food waste and paper recycling industries we apply their bi-products to land. The Biofertiliser is from the process of producing green energy from food waste that would have historically been disposed of…

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Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2021

We attended the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match at the weekend and what a great day it was. It was a great event with plenty of visitors to the stand. We exhibited alongside our sister companies FGS Agri and FGS Pilcher. It’s great to see a lot of visitors to our stand. It’s been a…

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Lets Recycle Live

We exhibited at the Lets Recycle Live event at Stoneleigh Park this week. It was a great opportunity to exhibit alongside our sister companies Envar, Countrystyle Recycling and Verigreen under the Heathcote Holdings group. It was well attended with many visitors to the stand enquiring about our company as well as the Heathcote Holdings group…

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Farming for clean air event

We are attended the Farming for Clean Air event at Cambridge University’s’ Park Farm yesterday. The event had the latest machinery on display as well as working demonstrations of application methods. It was a great day to network with likeminded people and discuss the Government’s Clean Air Strategy and how the industry will have to…

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Agri South Event

We attended the Agri-South show at Faversham showground yesterday. It was a great event with plenty of visitors to the stand. We exhibited alongside our sister companies FGS Agri and FGS Pilcher. It was great to be out exhibiting at a show again after the long break from being able to.

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Earth Day 2021

Today is Earth Day The theme this year is Restore Our Earth. Our sustainable solutions in agriculture mean that farmers can have less reliance on artificial fertilisers. The organic digestate and paper products that we apply to land are great for the soil health and provide crops with the nutrients they need as well as helping…

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UN World Soil Day: 5th December 2020

While most people do not know or appreciate the importance of soil health, we literally live and breathe it! FGS Organics have been advocates for soil health for decades. With a farming heritage, we understand the importance of nutrient rich soil for improved crop growth and specialise in the supply and application of natural fertiliser…

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Kiss The Ground – Netflix

Most documentaries about climate change leave you feeling completely powerless and with no hope. So we were pleased to see that new Netflix documentary Kiss The Ground shows how soil health can be our biggest tool in the fight against climate change and how the earth beneath our feet can ultimately save the planet. FGS…

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Photo Competition 2020

The FGS Team were busy snapping away at work hoping to win our photo competition. We had some fantastic entries from the staff. Here are some of the best photos from our recent staff photo competition. Thanks to all that entered, it is always great to see our operators and machines in action. Congratulations to…

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Benefits of Organic Matter

Farmers Weekly have put together an interesting article about the benefits of adding organic matter to agricultural land. Its interesting to read about why its becoming increasingly important for farmers to invest in organics fertiliser such as the products and services we offer. Click the link to read it: https://www.fwi.co.uk/arable/land-preparation/soils/tips-on-making-arable-soils-more-resilient-to-extreme-weather

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FGS Organics Achieve UKAS Accreditation

  We are pleased to announce that FGS Organics, working with UKAS accredited certification body NQA, has successfully integrated its Quality and Environmental Management Systems and achieved UKAS accreditation to the internationally recognised standards ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 for Quality and Environmental Management. This achievement assures our clients and other interested parties that customer…

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Staying safe while working in the heatwave

With no end in sight to the unusually hot weather we are experiencing in the UK, we have collated some helpful advice to help you stay safe while working outdoors in the 2018 heatwave.   Top tips:  Cover up exposed skin. Lightweight, light coloured and loose fitting clothing can help protect against heat. Apply a…

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New Zunhammer Digestate tanker and JCB Fastrac 4220

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our new Zunhammer twin axle 18,500 litre tanker equipped with a 12 metre trailing shoe boom used for the spreading of liquid digestate. The heavy duty, polyethylene tank is light weight, allowing a higher payload to be carried, whilst the 6,000 litre per minute lobe pump guarantees…

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FGS Agri Renews Contracts with Thames Water

FGS Organics are delighted to announce that our sister company, FGS Agri, has renewed their two existing contracts with Thames Water. The new contracts will come into effect from November 1st this year covering Biosolid Spreading across the Southern Region of the Thames Water operating territory and the recycling of non-compliant biosolids. Non-compliant biosolids are…

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