Tag: Food Waste

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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AD features in draft London Environment Strategy

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This week we were delighted to see AD feature in Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's draft London Environment Strategy. The strategy is designed to tackle the most urgent environmental challenges facing London and safeguard its environment over the longer term. This is the first strategy to bring…

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Tags: London, anaerobic digestion, Waste, energy, climate change mitigation, food waste, transport, biomethane

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SEPA consults on revised Compliance Assessment Scheme

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The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has opened a consultation on its Compliance Assessment Scheme (CAS), which it uses to determine how well an operator is complying with their environmental obligations. SEPA has used their CAS since 2009, when it was brought in to provide a common framework for compliance assessment…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, SEPA, Scotland, food waste, food waste operators, regulation, environmental permitting

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Huge growth in residual waste treatment capacity

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The 12th edition of the Residual Waste Infrastructure Review by environmental consultancy Eunomia highlights the significant growth in residual waste treatment capacity that has taken place since the company started tracking facility development in 2009. The full report can be downloaded here free of charge. The report finds that: Since 2009/10,…

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Tags: residual waste, Energy from Waste, recycling, recycling targets, food waste, Eunomia, UK AD & Biogas

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Sustainability key to making on-farm AD viable

With continued changes to Feed-in Tariffs and a lack of financial incentives for farmers, Derek Burgoyne, a Cambridgeshire-based businessman, has created a ‘truly sustainable’ AD system, which he says is key to making the technology viable in the future. Derek and business partner John Dale, both directors of…

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Tags: member's press release, sustainability, on-farm AD, food waste, digestate

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ADBA on tour – visit to Agrivert North London plant

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Yesterday ADBA visited Agrivert’s newest food waste AD plant, commissioned in December 2016 and located in Coursers Farm, Colney Heath in North London. The link to the facility can be found by clicking here. Food waste AD: Delivers renewable electricity (displacing fossil-fuels) Diverts food waste from landfill (reducing…

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Recycling food waste through anaerobic digestion - not just energy and fertiliser

When we talk about the benefits of recycling food waste through anaerobic digestion, we often talk about the energy we can produce and the fertiliser. But here I outline not only those benefits but a significant number of other benefits that need to be added to the list. The UK…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, Ollie More

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Share your views on London’s food waste situation

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The London Assembly's Environment Committee is running a sixth month inquiry into London’s waste generation, handling and disposal. The three areas of focus are: Waste reduction and the circular economy - how to reduce waste and utilise the circular econonmy Recycling - the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, london assembly, Mayor of London, waste management, consultation, thom koller

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Latest WRAP report shows a fall in AD gate fees

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Last week, WRAP published their latest annual report on gate fees. Titled “Gate Fees Report 2017: comparing the costs of waste treatment options”, the survey shows that, in 2016, gate fees in the AD industry have continued to fall. Now in its tenth year, the survey covers gate fees charged…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, gate fees, food waste, food waste operators, Wrap, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas, local authorities, ad operators

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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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ADBA engages with new Select Committee Chairmen

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In a sign that things in Parliament are getting back to normal after a tumultuous couple of months, MPs have elected the Chairmen of the new House of Commons Select Committees. These important bodies have a give role in scrutinizing the Departments of State for effectiveness, monitoring the implementation of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, RHI, food waste, renewable financial incentives, Charlotte Morton

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Agrivert achieves quality standard PAS110 at fourth and fifth AD facilities

In record timing after commissioning, Agrivert has gained PAS110 on both its new North London and South Wales AD facilities, located near St Albans in Hertfordshire and Bridgend in Wales. These sites complete Agrivert’s now five-strong network of facilities in the UK and increases their food waste processing…

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Tags: member's press release, digestate, anaerobic digestion, PAS110, food waste

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London Assembly investigation into waste generation, handling and disposal

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The London Assembly's Environment Committee has launched a call for evidence as part of their investigation into London’s waste generation, handling and disposal. You can download the call for evidence here. Views are welcomed until 28 July 2017. The three main areas of focus are: Waste…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste operators, Mayor of London, london assembly, recycling, Energy from Waste, incineration, Circular Economy, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: PRM Waste Systems announce redesign of AD plant

PRM Waste Systems are proud to announce that we are undertaking the redesign of an AD plant in the UK. The objective was to provide a reliable system for the separation of plastics from food waste. With CO2 emissions in the UK at approximately 18 million tonnes and almost half of…

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, food waste, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017

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ADBA press Rt Hon Michael Gove MP on food waste

Following his appointment as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) ADBA has signed a joint letter to the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP.  The joint letter comes from the Trade Association Group (TAG), the UK’s most influential representative…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste operators, tag, Defra, thom koller

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