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Food Waste Recycling Action Plan publishes Annual Report

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The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan Steering Group has published its 2017-18 Annual Report, setting out the progress the group has made in increasing the quality and quantity of inedible food waste collected for recycling through anaerobic digestion (AD).

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Tags: food waste, fwrap, anaerobic digestion

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry calls for low-carbon CfD scheme to support small-scale renewables

The trade body for the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has called on the government to introduce a bespoke low-carbon Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme to support small-scale renewable technologies on the day the Feed-In Tariff (FIT) has ended.

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Tags: press release, electricity, Charlotte Morton, FIT, Contracts for Difference, feed-in tariff

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ADBA unveils change of name to ‘ABBA’ to celebrate tenth anniversary

ADBA is delighted to announce that to celebrate our tenth anniversary, we will be changing our name to ABBA, the Anaerobic Biomethane & Biogas Association.

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A boost for digestate as EU finds agreement on Fertilising Products Regulation

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The EU institutions have found an agreement on new EU rules on fertilisers proposed by the Commission in 2016 as a key deliverable of the Circular Economy Package. Negotiators from the European Parliament, Council and Commission have reached a preliminary political agreement on the Commission's proposal from March 2016 which built…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, digestate, European Commission, European Union, circular economy package, eu fertiliser regulations, thom koller

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED launches award-winning Snap Sampler® range to global distributor network

Leading international manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, QED Environmental Systems, has recently announced the launch of its award-winning Snap Sampler® passive groundwater sampling system to its global distributor network.

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Tags: member's press release, groundwater sampling

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Government to consider social value in procurement

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From this month to June the government is asking about how to account social value in the procurement processes carried out by central government. The consultation, which can be consulted here, set RAF Marham supply of green energy from nearby Future Biogas’s Redstow Renewables AD plant as an…

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Tags: consultation, alberto rocamora

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110 responses to the 25 year Environmental Plan framework

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Last January concluded the government consultation on the its 25 year environmental plan’s indicators. The draft plan itself was presented one year before and aims to set the framework for environmental improvement in the long term in England but also in the whole UK when those objectives are related…

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Tags: Defra, consultation, 25 year environment plan, soil health, alberto rocamora

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: QED set to showcase key products at Groundwater 2019 conference

Leading manufacturer of environmental monitoring and remediation equipment, QED Environmental Systems, is gearing up for the eighth annual Groundwater conference set to take place in London this year.

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ADBA quoted in Financial Times

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton was quoted in an article in the Financial Times last week following the Chancellor's announcement that the government will seek to increase the amount of green gas injected into the gas grid.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, RHI, spring statement

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PRESS RELEASE: Applications open for role of Chairperson at anaerobic digestion trade body

Applications are now open for the new role of Chairperson at the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), the UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD).

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, ADBA, chairperson

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Case Study - Implementing AD for Food Waste Collections

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Given the publication of the Government's consultations into implementing the Resources & Waste Strategy, ADBA are undertaking to demonstrate how local authorities can implement seperate food waste collections, and send that inedible food waste to anaerobic digestion. We are pleased to feature Newcastle Under Lyme in Staffordshire, who…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, financial incentives, beis

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Italian Biogas Inspiration

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ADBA External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison was lucky to join a delegation to Lombardy last week, hosted by the CircE project and the regional government. There were attendees from several different countries, from Bulgaria, Slovenia, Spain, Italy, France and Cyprus. The schedule was pretty full-on and over the two and…

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Brexit Update

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Last week MPs voted on a series of motions regarding the Prime Minster’s Brexit Plans. Most significantly, a motion proposing a second referendum was heavily defeated – by a margin greater than the Prime Minister’s actual deal was defeated by. However, MPs also voted to request…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, brexit, Parliament, politics, government

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