Tag: Food Waste Collection

WRAP publish new industry guidance: Dealing with Household Food Waste at AD Facilities

Following feedback from members of the FWRAP Steering Group, the Waste and Resource Action Programme (WRAP) have republished their industry guidance on ‘Dealing with Household Food Waste at AD Facilities - Management of Liners’. Dealing with Household Food Waste at AD Facilities – Management of Liners The guidance,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, food waste, fwrap, Wrap, caddy liners, compostable liners, guidance, food waste collection, food waste recycling, food waste recycling action plan, emiliano lewis

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Give it a try - Cost Benefit Analysis Tool for food waste recycling

What is the Cost Benefit Analysis tool? WRAP’s Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) tool for the food waste recycling industry, published in March 2017, is a tool designed for local authorities (LAs) who provide a separate weekly household food waste collection, and anaerobic digestion (AD) operators that process the waste. …

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Tags: food waste recycling action plan, Wrap, cost benefit analysis, food waste collection, food waste recycling, ad operators, local authorities, intervention measures, caddy liners, cost sharing, UK AD & Biogas, emiliano lewis

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Would you like to test WRAP’s new Cost Benefit Analysis Tool?

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The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) have recently completed the development of their Cost Benefit Analysis Tool. This tool is designed for local authorities who provide a separate weekly household food waste collection and AD operators who process that waste to identify the likely costs and benefits of implementing…

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Tags: chris noyce, Wrap, cost benefit analysis, local authorities, food waste collection, ad operators

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World Biogas Association to partner with UK AD & Biogas to showcase global biogas industry

With the global biogas market estimated at £1trn and energy security, climate change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals driving the need to rapidly increase the uptake of biogas, the World Biogas Association (WBA) has agreed to partner with the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) to showcase the…

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Tags: world biogas association, UK AD & Biogas, agriculture, sewage treatment, waste management, transport, heat and power, food waste collection, landfill gas, biomethane vehicles, Charlotte Morton, david newman

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA: New WRAP figures reinforce need for separate food waste collection

Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) Charlotte Morton has called on DEFRA to show stronger leadership following the latest figures released by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) showing an increase in average household food waste between 2012 and 2015. According to WRAP…

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Tags: Wrap, food waste collection, Charlotte Morton, Defra, household waste collections, waste hierarchy

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ADBA responds to Mail on Sunday article

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton has written an open letter to the editor of The Mail on Sunday in response to the article published on AD on 1st January 2017. The letter reads as follows: Sir,   David Rose’s article of 1st Jan 2017 (‘The great green guzzler con…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, RHI, best practice scheme, feedstocks, food waste collection, energy crops

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Food Waste Operators discuss collections, best practice and more

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The Food Waste Operators Group visited Shanks’ Wescott Park AD plant this week for their latest meeting. Food waste collections Recent developments on food waste collection policy – the publication of the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan, and the framework for greater consistency in household collections – formed the…

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Tags: fwog, food waste operators, food waste operators group, waste collection, food waste collection, fwrap, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, Wrap, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Matt Hindle, jess allan, alex monks, ADBA, operator groups

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Is the future of caddy liners plastic or biodegradable?

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As part of the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan, launched at UK AD & Biogas 2016, ADBA is leading on two actions to help support the food waste recycling sector. The first is around dissemination; you will continue to see and hear plenty from us promoting food waste recycling, practical tools…

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Tags: Defra, Wrap, food waste collection, food waste operators, food waste recycling action plan, fwrap, Matt Hindle, food waste, anaerobic digestion, biogas, caddy liners, compostable liners, R&D

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Food Waste Action Plan taking shape

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Last week I represented members at the latest meeting of the steering group for the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan. This work is taking place alongside the Defra-led group on consistency of waste collections, where ADBA has strongly advocated the role of food waste collections in improving recycling rates and…

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Tags: food waste, food waste recycling action plan, food waste collection, waste collection, Defra, Wrap, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane

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Food Waste Action Plan making progress

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This week I represented ADBA members in the latest steering group meeting for the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan (FWRAP). The process brings together AD operators, local authority representatives and other interested stakeholders, with the aim of creating a report by March 2016 which will set out plans to improve the…

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Tags: Wrap, food waste collection, food waste, food waste operators, Matt Hindle, Defra, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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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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