Tag: Food Waste

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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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, food waste operators, food waste, food waste recycling action plan, emiliano lewis

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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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Theresa May be addicted to Coffey

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed its full Ministerial team. The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP is Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. George Eustice MP is Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Thérèse Coffey MP…

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Tags: Defra, food waste operators, food waste, biogas, anaerobic digestion, thom koller, chris noyce

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Air pollution in towns and cities - how many lives can AD save?

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Defra and DfT are consulting on 'Tackling nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities'. You can access the consultation documents here. Air quality has been improving throughout the UK but levels of pollution still remain dangerously high in many towns and cities. Although local authorities already have the powers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, DfT, air pollution, air quality, nox, so2, renewable energy, public health, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane vehicles, clean air zones, thom koller

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How to achieve UK-wide separate food waste collections

Yesterday I gave a presentation at EDIE Live about introducing source-segregated food waste collections throughout the UK. The event features talks on smarter and more sustainable business and brings together energy, sustainability and resource efficiency professionals.  I spoke about where we are in the UK in terms of food…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste operators, beis, fwrap, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, Wrap, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Biogen listed in Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report

Food-waste-to-renewable-energy expert Biogen has been recognised in the fourth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report which identifies the fastest-growing and most dynamic SMEs across the UK. Biogen was established in 2005 by entrepreneur and businessman John Ibbett, Chairman of Bedfordia Group. The…

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

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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Malaby Biogas celebrates the 5th birthday of Bore Hill Farm Biodigester

Malaby Biogas is celebrating the 5th anniversary of its Bore Hill Farm Biodigester this month. The innovative and award-winning waste to energy business has been at the forefront of the successful anaerobic digestion (AD) industry since 2009 when it gained planning consent for the facility on the southern edge of Warminster…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, malaby biogas, digestate, member's press release, optimisation

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How can we increase household food waste to AD in existing collection schemes?

Figures released by WRAP today show that the amount of household food waste being collected for AD remains low:  "Local authorities sent 314,516 tonnes of food waste to AD facilities in Great Britain; 191,830 tonnes in England, 52,686 tonnes in Wales in 2014/15, and 70,000 tonnes in Scotland in 2014." While of course there is…

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, Wrap, food waste recycling action plan, fwrap

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Congratulations to all local election and mayoral winners

By Jon Harrison, ADBA External Affairs Manager ADBA warmly congratulates all successful mayoral candidates and councillors elected in yesterday's local and mayoral elections. As the winners turn to their new responsibilities, we will be highlighting to them the important role of AD in supporting local economies and helping solve…

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Tags: jon harrison, local elections, anaerobic digestion, food waste, un sustainable development goals, waste hierarchy, local authorities

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ADBA calls for AD to be recognised in manifestos

With a snap election on the horizon and all parties now scrambling to pull together manifestos, ADBA is calling for the value of AD to be recognised in these important statements of intent. Commenting, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton stated: The performance of local authorities and politicians on the ground…

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Tags: general election, anaerobic digestion, food waste, RHI, FIT, jon harrison

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