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At College Group, production is segregated. Category 1 products are processed at a separate facility from Category 3 products to prevent contamination between different categories of waste and different species.

College Group Category
1
Products

Category 1 is the highest risk category for rendering. We render specified risk material (SRM) linked with prion diseases – also known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) – fallen stock with SRM, international catering waste, and any material handled with Category 1 material.

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    Category 1 Tallow

    Tallow is made from rendered animal fat. It has a variety of uses in agriculture, transportation and food services. At College Group, our Category 1 tallow is used for the production of biofuels.

    Description

    A dark, hard fatty substance

    Process

    Crushing, cooking, pressing, separation, and sterilisation

    Country of origin

    Ireland

    Standards

    EU 1069 / 2009

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      Category 1 Meat
      &
      Bone
      Meal
      (MBM)

      Category 1 meat and bone meal is made from specified risk material (SRM). It is primarily used as a carbon-neutral fuel in steam raising boilers, particularly in cement manufacturing.

      Description

      A homogenous, granular, free-flowing, dark brown meal

      Process

      Crushing, cooking, pressing, separation, and sterilisation

      Country of origin

      Ireland

      Standards

      EU 1069 / 2009