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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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