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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Pioneer’s biogas benefits by using ‘more than just a pump’

The tagline on the Bioplex website reads ‘Defining the Future of Recycling’. True. But it could so well be described as: ‘Love of Sustainability’.

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

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Anaerobic digestion is huge economic opportunity for UK, ADBA tells Treasury

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton has this week written to Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, outlining the economic and environmental benefits of AD. Highlighting the benefits it can bring in renewable heat and power (in the form of biogas), clean transport fuel, and natural fertiliser. In her…

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October Policy Report - download your copy now

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The October Policy Report is now available. Members can access that via this link or by clicking the picture below. With the government's long-awaited Resources & Waste Strategy expected to be published in November, we have made this edition of the ADBA Policy Report a Food Waste Special. Chapter 5…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, renewable financial incentives, FIT, food waste, agriculture, policy report, Defra, beis, DfT, thom koller

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Green issues on the agenda at Conservative Party Conference

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At a key time for the AD industry, with the recent publication of the new Agriculture Bill, forthcoming Budget and the upcoming Resource & Waste Strategy, External Affairs Manager Jon Harrison visited the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham this week to put forward the case for AD to the governing…

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ADBA Chief Executive meets Michael Gove at DEFRA Roundtable

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Charlotte Morton put forward our ideas to influence the forthcoming Resource and Waste Strategy this week at a roundtable discussion hosted by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove. The roundtable saw discussion of a number of topics including opportunities for innovation and how to drive sustained action involving the government, the…

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A must-sea: using seaweed for the generation of biogas

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Last week I attended the latest SeaGas event, a project which has – among many other achievements – grown and harvested the largest crop of seaweed in the UK to date. SeaGas is a three year, fully funded project (InnovateUK) to support the development of an AD process which would…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, seagas, R&D, digestate, seaweed, thom koller

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BusinessGreen publishes opinion piece by ADBA Chief Executive on food waste collections

Leading sustainability news website BusinessGreen has published an opinion piece by ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton on why England needs universal food waste collections.

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Update on Resources & Waste Strategy - separate food waste collections at last?

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Speaking last week at an Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) session, Defra Minister Thérèse Coffey said that the government's long-awaited Resources & Waste Strategy is now due to be published before the end of the year but after the Autumn Statement, which will take place in…

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Tags: resources & waste strategy, food waste, Defra, therese coffey, Autumn Statement, circular economy package

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PRESS RELEASE: Government must “do the right thing” and introduce food waste collections - ADBA

The Chief Executive of the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today called for the government to “do the right thing” and commit to universal separate food waste collections in England in its forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy.

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Tags: press release, food waste, resources & waste strategy, Defra, committee on climate change, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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In full: ADBA Chief Executive’s speech to RWM 2018 on the need for universal food waste collections

Yesterday at RWM 2018, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton delivered a keynote presentation outlining the need for universal food waste collections in England to emulate the successful examples set by Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, food waste, rwm 2018, resources & waste strategy, circular economy package

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What would be a fair gate fee?

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Last week ADBA responded to BEIS' call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation, calling for a bespoke Contracts for Difference - a CfD-type auction for small-scale low-carbon generation, which is currently proscribed as far as AD sub 5MW is concerned. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, DECC, beis, FIT, gate fees, gate fees report, fit closure, emiliano lewis, food waste, Wrap

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GHG intensity of different feedstocks in the recast Renewable Energy Directive

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On 13 June this year compromise was reached between the EU institutions on the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). The Directive is on its way to receiving approval from the European Parliament, with the plenary vote expected to be held in October 2018. It will then return to the Council…

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, food waste, renewable financial incentives, renewable energy directive, redii, greenhouse gas emissions, sustainability, EU, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Gemidan Ecogi A/S celebrates their latest food waste treatment installation

The latest ECOGI food waste pre-treatment installation for the waste management company AffaldPlus in Denmark is now fully operational.

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

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PRESS RELEASE: Bore Hill Farm becomes first English AD plant certified under performance scheme

Bore Hill Farm Biodigester has become the first English anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to be certified under a new certification scheme that recognises good operational, environmental, and health and safety performance at UK AD plants.

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Tags: press release, ad certification scheme, food waste, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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Gate fees for AD fall further in 2017, shows latest WRAP report

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Earlier this month WRAP published their latest June 2018 gate fees report titled "Comparing the costs of alternative waste treatment options" showing the gate fee data for 2017. Gate fees are the charges levied upon a given quantity of waste received at a waste processing facility - in the case…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, gate fees, gate fees report, Wrap, anthesis, waste management, emiliano lewis

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