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CIWM chief sets out implications of EU Circular Economy Package for UK food waste recycling

This article first appeared on CIWM Journal Online. The implications of the EU's Circular Economy Package for food waste recycling in the UK will be a key theme of UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, taking place next week at the NEC in Birmingham. The expo is free…

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Tags: CIWM, food waste, circular economy package, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA responds to CCC report

Responding to the publication of the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC's) progress report to Parliament on reducing UK emissions today, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “The CCC’s excellent report singles out two notable successes, the decarbonisation of electricity generation and emissions reductions…

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, carbon budgets, decarbonisation, RHI, food waste, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biomethane

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PRESS RELEASE: Europe “must get ready for food waste collections”

Local authorities and municipalities across the European Union (EU), including in the UK, need to ‘get ready’ to introduce separate food waste collections, according to the heads of the global and UK food waste recycling associations.

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Tags: press release, European Union, circular economy package, world biogas association, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, food waste

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PRESS RELEASE: Mixing of food waste and sewage to feature at global biogas expo

Ofwat’s kickstart to the burgeoning £780m bioresources market promises to make an important conference session about combining sewage sludge and food waste a must-visit at Birmingham’s NEC for UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018 (July 11th & 12th).

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Tags: press release, co-digestion, food waste, wastewater, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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FWOG blog: food waste operators meet to discuss opportunities and challenges

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Last week, members of ADBA's Food Waste Operator Group (FWOG) met to discuss the latest hot topics affecting the food waste sector. With attendance from Agrivert, Severn Trent Green Power, Malaby Biogas, Emerald Biogas, Biogen and Local Generation, we discussed digestate quality and market opportunities, how to increase…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, digestate, operator group

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA welcomes new London Environment Strategy

Responding to the publication of the London Environment Strategy today, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: As anyone who lives in London knows, the city faces a major challenge in tackling the huge amount of food waste produced by millions of homes and businesses every day.    …

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

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AD Highlighted in new London Environment Strategy

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The Mayor of London’s office has published its long-awaited Environment Strategy. As anyone who lives in the capital will know, the city faces major challenges, from hugely polluted air, noise pollution and, critically for supporting the anaerobic digestion sector, no comprehensive plan for tackling the huge amount of…

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How far can your car run on 1kg of food waste?

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Last week, the World Biogas Association (WBA) launched a new landmark report on urban food waste, its environmental impact, and the benefits of separately collecting it, treating it and recycling it through anaerobic digestion. The report also features a how-to section to assist municipalities wishing to improve their…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, biomethane as a transport fuel, UK AD & Biogas, wba, emiliano lewis

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PRESS RELEASE: Food waste recycling industry responds to new Parliament food waste stats

Date: 25th May 2018 Embargo: Immediate   In response to today’s news that the amount of food waste sent for recycling through anaerobic digestion by Parliament has more than doubled in the last three years, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association, said: …

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WRAP publish restated UK food waste figures

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WRAP has today published a new report titled "Household food waste: restated data for 2007-2015", where they have revised existing estimates for the amounts of food waste produced by UK households between 2007 and 2015. The information has been restated to align it with new international standards that WRAP helped…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, food waste, food waste collection, Defra, Wrap, emiliano lewis

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Separate food waste collections for England by 2024?

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Although government has been non-committal on the issue to date, it is appearing likely that the UK will introduce the EU Circular Economy Package, which includes provisions for member states to introduce separate collections for municipal biowaste by the end of 2023. We’ve heard gossip from three separate waste…

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Tags: food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste

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ADBA tells Treasury of the costs of plastic separation and disposal in food waste treatment

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At the end of last week ADBA submitted a response to HM Treasury's call for evidence on Tackling the plastic problem. The Energy and Transport tax team at HM Treasury ran the call for evidence to explore how changes to the tax system or charges could be used…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, plastic, HMT, HM Treasury, consultation, thom koller

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Food Waste Operator Group to meet on 4th June

On 4th June, the Food Waste Operator Group will be meeting to discuss the key topics affecting their day-to-day operations and the future developments for this part of the industry. The meeting is being hosted by Jelf Insurance Brokers at their office in Worcester. We encourage all food waste operators…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, Defra, Wrap, food waste policy, separate food waste collections, digestate quality

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New SEPA guidance ahead of the banning of landfill of Biodegradable Municipal Waste in Scotland

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With landfill operators in Scotland prohibited from accepting Biodegradable Municipal Waste (BMW) for disposal at the landfill from 1 Jan 2021, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has issued new guidance on the ban on landfilling BMW. It describes the waste, why it will be banned, how to decide if…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, SEPA, Scotland, biodegradable waste, thom koller

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Join Our New Public Affairs Group

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It is a critical time for the AD industry, as we await the imminent passing of the RHI into law, and begin to consider future support for the industry once it ends in a few years time. ADBA is a membership organisation, and its therefore hugely important that our public…

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Tags: RHI, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, Feed-in-Tariff, digestate, beis

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