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Environment Secretary Michael Gove says anaerobic digestion should be “expanded”

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove has praised the AD industry's role in recycling inedible food waste and said it should be "expanded".

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Tags: food waste, michael gove, Defra, anaerobic digestion

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Decoding the RWS consultation (I): consistency

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As explained in our dedicated blog and press release, the Consultation on Consistency in Household and Business Recycling Collections in England. We are going to publish a series of articles covering some aspects included in the consultation: Different collection systems Garden waste and food waste Consistency framework On the…

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PRESS STATEMENT: Biomethane industry responds to CCC housing report

Responding to the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) new report on decarbonising UK housing, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said: “The CCC is absolutely right to highlight the vital role that biomethane from anaerobic digestion is playing and will need to continue playing…

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, biomethane, committee on climate change, housing, anaerobic digestion

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Save the date: next Transport Working Group on 14th March

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The next meeting of the Transport Working Group will take place on Thursday 14th of March. A detailed programme will follow soon with the venue and agenda. For any inquiry in this respect, please contact the policy team by mail or phone (+44) 0203 735 8115.

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EU agreement to reduce new trucks emissions by 30% in 2030

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A provisional agreement between the European Parliament and Council yesterday restricted new trucks emissions to be 30% lower by 2030 in comparison with 2019 emission levels. This target goes along with an interim reduction of 15% for new trucks by 2025. The 2030 target is scheduled to be reviewed in 2022. To measure the reductions,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane as a transport fuel, HGV, heavy transport, heavy goods vehicles, alberto rocamora

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ADBA member Bio Collectors features on BBC Breakfast

ADBA member Bio Collectors featured on BBC Breakfast this morning in a piece about food waste prevention and recycling.

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion

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ADBA’s Food Waste Operator Group to meet on 21 March

Following the launch this week of the consultation on Waste and Recycling: making recycling collections consistent in England ADBA's Food Waste Operator Group will be meeting on 21st March to discuss the consultation, what it means for plants and to debate key themes and questions raised. …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, Defra, consultation, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, thom koller

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ADBA’s views on SEG consultation

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Following BEIS's second consultation on small-scale low-carbon generation, this time focused on the proposal for a Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), ADBA has put together its views on the proposed scheme. You can consult our first draft by clicking here. We would like to know your views on this.…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, FIT, electricity, biogas to electricity, renewable electricity, small scale AD, consultation, consultations, beis, smart export guarantee, seg, alberto rocamora

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Myanmar Trade & Investment Conference - AD export opportunities

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ADBA members may be interested in the upcoming Myanmar Trade and Investment Conference being hosted by the UK-ASEAN Business Council, the Department for International Trade and British Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, trade, myanmar

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Reforming the packaging responsibility system and a plastics tax

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As set out in the blog we published earlier today, Defra has today launched a consultation on consistency and separate food waste collections. You can learn about this here. Three other consultations are running to take forward the ambition of the Resources and Waste Strategy. Here we…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, bioplastics, plastics, consultation, Defra, HM Treasury, resources and waste strategy, thom koller

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PRESS RELEASE: Government funding for weekly food waste collections is huge environmental win – ADBA

The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has welcomed a new government consultation published today in which ministers have committed to funding local authorities to introduce weekly food waste collections for all households in England.

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Tags: press release, food waste, Charlotte Morton, resources & waste strategy, anaerobic digestion, local authorities

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Defra consults on England-wide roll-out of separate food waste collections

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Following the publication of the Resources and Waste Strategy at the end of last year and after years of campaigning by the AD industry and others, Defra has today launched four consultations to take forward government proposals. The four consultations are on: Waste and recycling: making recycling collections consistent…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Defra, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, thom koller, alberto rocamora

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1st April RHI tariff degression update

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As we reported on 25 January, due to the removal of 41 biomethane applications from the scheme, the first month of data that is used to inform the April degression showed considerable headroom in the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) forecast expenditure. You can read our previous blog here. We have…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, rhi tariff guarantees, degression, beis, thom koller

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EU to promote procurement on clean vehicles, including biomethane buses

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This Monday 11th February, a political agreement was reached in the trilogue negotiations for the Directive on the Promotion of Clean and Energy Efficient Road Transport Vehicles, as announced by the EU Transport Commissioner, Violeta Bulc. The so-called Clean Vehicles Directive aims the uptake of clean vehicles, by requiring…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, biomethane buses, biomethane in transport, European Union, alberto rocamora

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