Tag: Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

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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ADBA attend FWRAP Steering Group Meeting

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Yesterday ADBA attended the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan (FWRAP) Steering Group Meeting in WRAP’s offices in Banbury to discuss what progress has been made for each action one year on from the launch of the program. FWRAP is a cross-industry initiative to increase both the supply and…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, food waste operators, food waste, food waste recycling action plan, emiliano lewis

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How can we increase household food waste to AD in existing collection schemes?

Figures released by WRAP today show that the amount of household food waste being collected for AD remains low:  "Local authorities sent 314,516 tonnes of food waste to AD facilities in Great Britain; 191,830 tonnes in England, 52,686 tonnes in Wales in 2014/15, and 70,000 tonnes in Scotland in 2014." While of course there is…

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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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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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WRAP funding available for local authorities to promote food waste collections

Effective communications plays an important part in increasing the amount of food waste that is recycled. To help demonstrate this and in support of the recently launched Food Waste Recycling Action Plan, WRAP is offering local authorities in England (excluding London) a funding opportunity to promote new separate weekly food…

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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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ADBA: Food Waste Recycling Action Plan shows welcome government commitment

Responding to the launch of the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan at UK AD & Biogas 2016, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan has been a positive, collaborative process between government, WRAP, trade associations, AD operators and…

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Tags: Defra, Wrap, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste recycling action plan, fwrap, Matt Hindle, Charlotte Morton

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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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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 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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