Tag: Rory Stewart

ADBA meets Defra minister to push on farm AD support

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As part of our campaign for better support for on farm AD, we met Defra minister Rory Stewart on Tuesday to explain the challenges the sector faces. With colleagues from CLA, NFU and REA, we laid out the role AD could play in farming and the support…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Defra, rory stewart, crop operators, on farm ad, fifth carbon budget, food waste recycling action plan, RHI, DECC, Matt Hindle, carbon abatement, nutrient 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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PARTNERSHIP MEDIA: Minister backs industry’s plans to tackle food waste recycling

ADBA's Head of Policy, Matt Hindle, recently updated members on the new action plan for food waste recycling that kicked off last week, during which key players from across the industry got together for the inaugural meeting in Birmingham; initiated by resource efficiency experts WRAP and chaired by waste…

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Tags: press release, food waste, Wrap, action plan, marcus gover, ray georgeson, steering group, rory stewart, Defra, Minister, resource, landfill, Matt Hindle, Derek Sivyer

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Food waste collection work offers promise

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Amid all of the uncertainty around renewable financial incentives, there is one chink of light on AD policy: food waste collections. In mid-July, Charlotte was part of an industry delegation which met new resources minister Rory Stewart MP in Defra. There she described work which was already underway between the…

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Tags: blog, food waste, food waste collection, rory stewart, Defra, AD, food waste recycling action plan, biogas, Wrap, recycling, circular economy package, EC, Europe, government, landfill tax, carbon savings, operator groups, Charlotte Morton

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ADBA meets new resources minister

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This week I joined colleagues from across the recycling industry to meet new Defra minister Rory Stewart MP, who is responsible for waste and recycling policy. I started the first discussion on improving recycling rates by informing the minister that the waste trade bodies, Local Authority Waste Network Coordinators, WRAP…

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Tags: Defra, rory stewart, resources, waste collection, food waste collection, food waste, food waste operators, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, Wrap

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