Tag: Food Waste

London report calls for less incineration and more AD

ADBA has welcomed a report published by the London Assembly’s Environment Committee that describes incineration of household waste as one of the ‘least desirable forms of management in the waste hierarchy’. The report states that the amount of waste sent for incineration has more…

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion industry welcomes London Assembly incineration report

The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has welcomed a report published today by the London Assembly’s Environment Committee that describes incineration of household waste as one of the ‘least desirable forms of management in the waste hierarchy’.

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Tags: adba press release, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, food waste, separate food waste collections

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Parliament approves new regulations for Medium Combustion Plant Directive

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It has been announced today that the regulations transposing the Medium Combustion Plant Directive and implementing emission controls on generators have now been approved in both Houses of Parliament. These regulations came into force on 30 January 2018. The substantive text is unchanged from the version released in December and can be…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, crop operators, medium combustion plant directive

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Partnership initiative launched to tackle Scotland’s food waste

As Scotland’s mounting food waste issues attract increasing attention, two Scottish companies have come together to offer the country’s only fully integrated collection and treatment solution. Food Waste Scotland is the innovative collaboration of leading waste management and recycling company Binn Group with major food waste…

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

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PRESS RELEASE: Granville Ecopark becomes first UK AD plant certified under new performance scheme

Granville Ecopark, an award-winning enhanced anaerobic digestion (AD) facility based in Northern Ireland, has become the first AD plant in the UK to achieve certification under the recently launched AD Certification Scheme (ADCS), an industry-led initiative that recognises good operational, environmental, and health and safety performance at AD plants.

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Tags: adba press release, ad certification scheme, adba national conference 2017, health and safety, plant performance, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, food waste

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Parliamentary Event - Energy Innovation Forum: Looking to the Future

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ADBA has been asked to invite its members to exhibit at a forthcoming display of green energy technology in Parliament. Hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, parliamentarians will be invited to come and meet those involved in the green energy, technology and research sectors in…

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Committee on Climate Change highlight gaps in Government policy

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has today published its independent assessment of the UK’s Clean Growth Strategy, the Government’s recent announcement of around 100 policies, proposals and plans. This report, available to download here, assesses the Government’s latest set of policies and proposals that…

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Tags: CCC, committee on climate change, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, future of on farm ad, future of gas, rhi application form, food waste, biomethane as a transport fuel, policy gaps, thom koller

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Focus on Soil Health in 25 Year Plan for Nature

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Theresa May has launched DEFRA’s long-awaited 25 Year Plan for Nature, a comprehensive assessment of  what steps the Government will take in order to safeguard our land, water and air for future generations. While the main headline focus has been on plastics reduction, the strategy contains important ambitions…

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URGENT reminder to food waste operators - WRAP’s gate fee survey

WRAP is undertaking its eleventh annual gate fees survey, which investigates gate fees paid at waste treatment facilities throughout the UK. We are encouraging as many operators as possible to take part. The deadline to fill in the survey is tomorrow, Friday 12th January, though it is now likely to…

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Tags: Wrap, anthesis, gate fees, food waste, food waste operators, member survey, UK AD & Biogas, biogas, anaerobic digestion, emiliano lewis

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EU Circular Economy Package Agreed - AD to boom across EU

In December the European Commission, Council and Parliament provisionally agreed the Circular Economy Package of measures in waste, which they have been negotiating for many years. This agreement moves the EU towards a higher level of sustainability in waste management over the coming ten years or so, with some stretching…

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Tags: European Union, circular economy package, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, Defra

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Free AD Network events

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The AD Network is holding two upcoming events that may be of interest to ADBA members. Both are free of charge to members of the AD Network, free membership for which is available at www.anaerobicdigestionnet.com.   “Integration of Chemical, Biochemical and Thermal Processes”: a…

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Tags: R&D, anaerobic digestion, food waste

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Silicone and siloxane use in food preparations

The redirection of food waste streams from landfill to recovery of energy in Combined Heat and Power plant (CHP) is beneficial in that there is less ground pollution from leachate in landfills and at the same time, non-fossil fuel energy is recovered. This operation is therefore beneficial to both the…

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

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Food Waste Recycling Action Plan bulletin

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FWRAP Bulletin – November 2017 1st edition Welcome to the debut bulletin for the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan (FWRAP), designed to bring you all the breaking news from the plan. FWRAP, led by a cross-industry steering group and supported by WRAP, is working to increase and improve the quantity and…

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Tags: food waste recycling action plan, food waste, recycling

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New Labour Party interest in separate food waste collections

While we are aware of government looking at the costs and benefits of providing funding for authorities in England to introduce separate food waste collections, we have also recently been discussing these with the new Labour Shadow Minister for Shadow Farming & Rural Affairs (who also has responsibility for wate…

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New food waste recycling events page on ADBA website

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We have recently added a new page to our website that outlines upcoming events at which guidance will be available for those working in food waste recycling. The page forms part of our work with the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan, an industry-led initiative to increase the quantity of…

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Tags: food waste, food waste operators, fwrap, Ollie More

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