Tag: Food Waste Collections

PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion industry welcomes Environment Plan soil health goal

The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has welcomed a target from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for all of England’s soils to be “managed sustainably” by 2030, calling it “an important step in the right direction” towards restoring the UK’s soils.

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Tags: adba press release, soil health, biofertiliser, Defra, Charlotte Morton, environment plan, anaerobic digestion, food waste collections, farming

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Resource Management Industry sets out its top priorities for the next Government

The Trade Association Group, an umbrella body comprising the main organisations in the UK’s waste and resource management sector, today set out its top priorities for the next government. The Group’s statement reads as follows: We believe that improvements in resource efficiency – the way in…

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Tags: resource management, government, recycling, food waste collections

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New Government must recognise benefits of AD

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By ADBA External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison The advantage of being in Government is that you know when you’re going to call an election before anyone else does. With the tightly run ship of Theresa May’s No.10 operation, news of the surprise poll didn’t…

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Tags: jon harrison, government, local authorities, anaerobic digestion, food waste collections, RHI, FIT

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Update on food waste collection work - how is the consistency project progressing?

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Following the launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England in September, the steering group behind the project met at Defra this week to discuss progress and next steps. The meeting was chaired by WRAP Chief Executive Marcus Gover, who said they had been pleased with…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste operators group, food waste collections, Waste, waste collections, recycling, separate food waste collections, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, harmonisation and consistency working group, harmonised collections, ADBA, Matt Hindle, Wrap, Defra, clg, councils

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ADBA welcomes move towards consistent recycling services and food waste collections in England

Responding to the launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Food waste in England is a hugely valuable resource and an opportunity which is still largely untapped. Separate collections help meet…

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Tags: food waste, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, Wrap, ADBA, harmonisation and consistency working group, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, food waste operators

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Food waste inquiry: what proposals are necessary to further reduce food waste?

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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the economic, social, and environmental impact of food waste in England. The Committee will assess the impacts of food waste with a focus on consumers, the retail and hospitality sectors, and local government. You can…

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Tags: efra committee, consultation, food waste, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste recycling action plan, Wrap, recycling

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Food waste in England inquiry launched

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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has initiated an inquiry into the economic, social, and environmental impact of food waste in England. Having recently launched the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan at UK AD & Biogas 2016 this inquiry presents further opportunity to improve the capture and…

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Tags: efra committee, food waste, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste collections, food waste recycling action plan, recycling

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Defra & WRAP push ahead with plans to harmonise UK food waste collections

The WRAP-led steering group, of which ADBA is a member, has today announced plans to produce a publication this summer outlining its vision aimed at harmonising UK food waste collections. Working in partnership with the Resource Minister, Rory Stewart MP, local authorities, waste management contractors, recyclers, producers, the retail sector…

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Tags: press release, Defra, Wrap, food waste collections, steering group, harmonisation and consistency working group, harmonised collections, household waste collections, local authorities, rory stewart, Minister, recycling, Derek Sivyer

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ADBA pushes Defra for food waste action

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ADBA has been at the heart of WRAP’s efforts to support the Defra Minister, Rory Stewart MP, in a push for recycling consistency among councils. More information about this work has now been released by the resources body. The aim of the WRAP-led steering group has been to…

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Tags: blog, Wrap, food waste, Defra, rory stewart, Parliament, recycling, harmonisation and consistency working group, food waste collections, harmonised collections, local authorities, councils, marcus gover, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Visit to Montello’s AD and composting plant in Italy

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Following ADBA’s successful visit to Montello’s AD and composting plant in Italy last year, we would like to offer our members the chance to join us for a second visit. The proposed dates are: Monday 30 November to Tuesday 1 December or Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 December (combination of…

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Tags: biomethane, anaerobic digestion, montello's ad plant, food waste, food waste operators, food waste collections

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General election: first thoughts

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After months of predictions of a hung parliament and instability, we instead have a single party government.  The Conservatives' narrow majority in the Commons will no doubt be tested at times, but gives more capacity for long-term decision making than a minority administration would have had. That in itself…

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Tags: DECC, FIT, RHI, renewable financial incentives, Matt Hindle, Chris Huhne, financial incentives, food waste collections, food waste operators, crop operators, Feed-in-Tariff, biomethane to grid

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