Archives

Tag: Food Waste

Long-term heat decarbonisation: BEIS issue evidence review of bioenergy potential to 2050

Locked!

*Members Only*

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released a review of the main sources evidence which consider the costs, greenhouse gas emissions and potential for biomass to 2050 that could be used to supply and decarbonise heat. You can download this evidence review here: Bioenergy heat pathways to 2050:…

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, market potential, beis, energy crops, straw, algae, crop residues, food waste, feedstocks, thom koller

Read more

Business rates case studies - how much could you save?

Locked!

*Members Only*

As we have discussed in previous blogs, business rates are now a real burden for the AD industry, with charges escalating year on year. In nearly all cases, the agricultural exemptions enjoyed by the farming community are simply not applicable to UK on-farm operators. Ratepayers in England have so far…

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, business rates, thom koller, case studies, food waste

Read more

PRESS STATEMENT: Food waste recycling industry responds to Gove speech

Responding to a speech made today by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: "Michael Gove is absolutely right in everything he says about the scandal of food waste and the need for separate food waste collections to ensure that inedible…

Posted in: ADBA News, ADBA Press Release, News for Members

Tags: anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, food waste, michael gove, resources & waste strategy

Read more

PRESS RELEASE: AD industry joins coalition calling for food waste collections

The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) has joined a coalition of over 40 trade bodies, campaign groups, businesses, and local authorities that has called on government to “fast-track” the rollout of separate food waste collections across England.

Posted in: ADBA News, ADBA Press Release, News for Members

Tags: press release, food waste, Charlotte Morton, resources & waste strategy, michael gove

Read more

PRESS RELEASE: AD industry responds to CCC land-use and biomass reports

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), responds to the publication of the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) two new reports on land use and biomass.

Posted in: ADBA News, ADBA Press Release, News for Members

Tags: press release, committee on climate change, Biomass, digestate, food waste, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton

Read more

Urgent - join coalition to call for separate food waste collections

ADBA has joined a coalition of partners calling on the government to include a commitment to universal food waste collections in England in its forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy, and is encouraging its members to also join the coalition. The coalition will lobby the Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove…

Posted in: ADBA News, News for Members

Tags: food waste, Defra, michael gove, resources & waste strategy

Read more

ABDA Budget review – Good news for transport, work to do on food waste

Locked!

*Members Only*

This week’s Budget contained some good news for the anaerobic digestion sector, with some hints of more positive action down the line. ADBA welcomed the confirmation that Ministers will maintain the difference between alternative and main road fuel duty rates until 2032 to support the decarbonisation of the UK…

Posted in:

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

Read more

MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Landia laments lack of food waste recycling action in Budget

Landia, the long-established pump and mixer manufacturer has backed the statement made by the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) about the Government’s puzzling reluctance in the new Budget not to commit to universal food waste collections in England.

Posted in: Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members

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

Read more

PRESS STATEMENT: AD industry response to Budget

Responding to the 2018 Budget delivered this afternoon, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “We were disappointed that the Budget did not confirm a commitment to introducing universal food waste collections in England or any further funding support to encourage local authorities to introduce these…

Posted in: ADBA News, ADBA Press Release, News for Members

Tags: press release, budget, Charlotte Morton, food waste, biomethane, resources & waste strategy

Read more

Preparing for the Resources and Waste Strategy

Locked!

*Members Only*

Defra is to release the long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy later this year. The below graphic sets out what we can expect...   The Policy Team will continue to keep members up to date and further details emerge.

Posted in: Policy updates

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, food waste, resources & waste strategy, Defra, thom koller

Read more

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’.

Posted in: Industry News, Members' press release, News for Members

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

Read more

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…

Posted in:

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, member's press release, food waste, Defra, financial incentives, R&D

Read more

October Policy Report - download your copy now

Locked!

*Members Only*

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…

Posted in: ADBA News, News for Members, Policy updates

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

Read more

Green issues on the agenda at Conservative Party Conference

Locked!

*Members Only*

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…

Posted in:

Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, beis, Defra

Read more

ADBA Chief Executive meets Michael Gove at DEFRA Roundtable

Locked!

*Members Only*

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…

Posted in:

Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, Defra, food waste recycling, resource management

Read more