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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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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion

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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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New Data On Food Waste Collections

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Our ongoing parliamentary engagement with supportive MPs has turned up some interesting information on the tonnage of food waste currently collected by those local authorities who separately collect it. We are currently tabling additional parliamentary questions so to find out the potential total tonnage that could be collected per authority,…

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AD in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste

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On January 16, academia researching on waste recovery and stakeholders gathered in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste (RRW). Among all research project presented (MeteoRR; B3; R3AW; INSPIRE and CVORR); a project on cycling the value of anaerobic digestate and biomass ash from waste to fertilisers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, biowaste, resource recovery, nutrient recovery, alberto rocamora

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Resources & Waste Strategy update

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An update on the latest outcomes from the Resources & Waste Strategy for ADBA members.

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Tags: food waste, resources & waste strategy, local authorities, Defra, anaerobic digestion, digestate

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Workshop plans for future co-digestion regime

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Last week I attended a workshop with a number of stakeholders from the world of anaerobic digestion, sewage sludge treatment and regulation to discuss how we can take forward plans to make the regulatory environment for co-treatment of sewage sludge and other feedstocks more reflective of the benefits and risks…

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Tags: co-digestion, food waste, sewage sludge, Ofwat, Environment Agency

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Lancet proposes a food revolution favouring improved agriculture practices like AD

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The prestigious medical publication has published this week the article “Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems” aiming to set up the basis for a diet fit for the demographic and environmental constraints. The article has been drafted…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste, agri-food, food industry, agricultural, nutrient pollution, GHG emissions, lancet, alberto rocamora

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