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Food Waste Recycling Action Plan publishes Annual Report

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The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan Steering Group has published its 2017-18 Annual Report, setting out the progress the group has made in increasing the quality and quantity of inedible food waste collected for recycling through anaerobic digestion (AD).

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Tags: food waste, fwrap, anaerobic digestion

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Case Study - Implementing AD for Food Waste Collections

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Given the publication of the Government's consultations into implementing the Resources & Waste Strategy, ADBA are undertaking to demonstrate how local authorities can implement seperate food waste collections, and send that inedible food waste to anaerobic digestion. We are pleased to feature Newcastle Under Lyme in Staffordshire, who…

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Italian Biogas Inspiration

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ADBA External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison was lucky to join a delegation to Lombardy last week, hosted by the CircE project and the regional government. There were attendees from several different countries, from Bulgaria, Slovenia, Spain, Italy, France and Cyprus. The schedule was pretty full-on and over the two and…

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Decoding the RWS consultation (III): garden waste

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In Defra's consultation on consistency, garden collection is closely linked to food waste collection as both are organic waste and currently collected mixed by 12% of local authorities in England. If both are organic, why are not collected together? There are two considerations to make to understand current state of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, Defra, resources & waste strategy, resources and waste strategy, alberto rocamora

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PRESS STATEMENT: Green gas industry responds to Spring Statement

Responding to the Chancellor's Spring Statement, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said: “The UK’s green gas industry strongly welcomes the government’s commitment to increasing the proportion of green gas in the grid in order to decarbonise the UK’s heat supply, and we…

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, green gas, spring statement, food waste

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Decoding the RWS consultation (II): collection

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Following last week's article on consistency, this week we want to open up the discussion on different collection systems as in the Consultation on consistency in household and business recycling collections in England. Defra's proposals to meet the ambitious municipal waste recycling target (65% by 2035) includes to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste collection, resources & waste strategy, resources and waste strategy, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, Defra, consultation, Wrap, alberto rocamora

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove says anaerobic digestion should be “expanded”

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove has praised the AD industry's role in recycling inedible food waste and said it should be "expanded".

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Tags: food waste, michael gove, Defra, anaerobic digestion

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Decoding the RWS consultation (I): consistency

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As explained in our dedicated blog and press release, the Consultation on Consistency in Household and Business Recycling Collections in England. We are going to publish a series of articles covering some aspects included in the consultation: Different collection systems Garden waste and food waste Consistency framework On the…

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ADBA member Bio Collectors features on BBC Breakfast

ADBA member Bio Collectors featured on BBC Breakfast this morning in a piece about food waste prevention and recycling.

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PRESS RELEASE: Government funding for weekly food waste collections is huge environmental win – ADBA

The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has welcomed a new government consultation published today in which ministers have committed to funding local authorities to introduce weekly food waste collections for all households in England.

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Tags: press release, food waste, Charlotte Morton, resources & waste strategy, anaerobic digestion, local authorities

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Defra consults on England-wide roll-out of separate food waste collections

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Following the publication of the Resources and Waste Strategy at the end of last year and after years of campaigning by the AD industry and others, Defra has today launched four consultations to take forward government proposals. The four consultations are on: Waste and recycling: making recycling collections consistent…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Defra, resources and waste strategy, fwog, food waste operators group, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, thom koller, alberto rocamora

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PRESS RELEASE: Funding for food waste collections needed sooner rather than later

The UK’s food waste recycling industry has written to the Treasury and Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) calling for government funding for the rollout of separate food waste collections in England to be fast-tracked.

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Tags: press release, food waste, treasury, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, resources & waste strategy

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ADBA attends Parliamentary roundtable on food waste collections

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On Thursday morning, I represented ADBA at a roundtable in the House of Commons on taking forward plans for rolling out universal separate food waste collections following the publication of the government's Resources & Waste Strategy.

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion, chris noyce, Defra, resources and waste strategy

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