Our History

Agrivert is expanding and evolving thanks to our customer-focused, technically competent team and tailored approach.

1994: Agrivert was founded in response to the EU Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive, which banned the disposal of sewage sludge at sea. Agrivert’s water treatment methods enabled treated biosolids to be recycled to land as a beneficial fertiliser.
1994 –   2000: Agrivert recycled sewage sludge for Southern Water, Wessex Water, Scottish Water, Northumbrian Water and   Anglian Water.
2000: Agrivert designed, built and financed a biosolids dewatering and liming plant in Newcastle for Northumbrian Water.
2000 –   2005: Agrivert built four green waste composting sites to service a number of contracts awarded to treat green waste
2005: Agrivert built and operated the first IVC to both be accredited with PAS100 and achieve compliance with the newly enacted Animal By-Products Regulations
2008/9: Agrivert won long term contracts in Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire to treat source segregated co-mingled green and food waste. Agrivert secured planning permission to deliver two IVCs to service the contracts.
2010: Agrivert builds and commences operation of a 50,000 tonne capacity anaerobic digestion plant at Cassington,   in line with the UK drive for diversion of biodegradable waste from landfill and generation of renewable energy.
2011: Agrivert delivers further infrastructure to complement existing sewage treatment facilities in Newcastle and Sunderland.
2012: Agrivert constructs its second 50,000 tonne AD facility near Wallingford, in Oxfordshire.
2012: Agrivert achieves PAS110 at Cassington AD facility.
2013: Agrivert provides services for 22 local authorities after signing the South Northamptonshire contract.
2013: Agrivert commences construction on its third 50,000 tonnes AD facility, in Surrey.