Tag: Compliance

Industry groups meet with the Environment Agency at Biowaste Regulatory Forum

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Today, I represented ADBA at a meeting of the Biowaste Regulatory Forum. The meeting was chaired by the Environment Agency (EA), and included the NFU, CIWM, ESA and others. The meeting is a platform for discussion between industry groups and the EA’s leads on biowaste and land spreading,…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, BREF, digestate, compliance, regulation, Environment Agency

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Member input needed - SEPA consultations on compliance assessment

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As reported in my previous blog, SEPA (the environmental regulator in Scotland) is currently consulting on proposed changes to the way they assess compliance using their Compliance Assessment Scheme (CAS). They are also consulting on their charges - click here for more - SEPA state that they have 'written to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, SEPA, Scotland, compliance, regulation

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Hat trick of awards for UK’s leading food waste recycling business

Premier food waste to green energy firm Biogen has been awarded 3 sought after certifications for its environmental, quality management and health & safety systems. The certifications, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, were awarded by UKAS accredited auditors ISOQAR, and set Biogen apart as one of only a handful of anaerobic digestion …

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Tags: member's press release, food waste, green energy, Biogen, health & safety systems, certification, ukas accredited, renewable electricity, national grid, biofertiliser, kate lister, compliance, iso 9001, iso 14001, ohsas 18001, isoqar, activ, control system, Derek Sivyer

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Update on government proposals to tackle waste crime and poor performance

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You may remember that earlier this year the government ran a consultation seeking views on proposals to help the regulators tackle waste crime and entrenched poor performance. The government have now published a document which summarises the responses received and the proposals that will be taken forward. The full document…

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Tags: EA, anaerobic digestion, Defra, jess allan, NRW, waste regulation, environmental permitting, compliance, food waste operators, crop operators

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