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ADBA pushes Defra for food waste action

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ADBA has been at the heart of WRAP’s efforts to support the Defra Minister, Rory Stewart MP, in a push for recycling consistency among councils. More information about this work has now been released by the resources body. The aim of the WRAP-led steering group has been to…

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Tags: blog, Wrap, food waste, Defra, rory stewart, Parliament, recycling, harmonisation and consistency working group, food waste collections, harmonised collections, local authorities, councils, marcus gover, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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WRAP gate fees report suggests no changes for AD

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WRAP's annual survey of waste and recycling gate fees was released earlier this week, and can be accessed here. The survey shows an AD gate fee of £40/t in 2014-15, which is little changed from previous years. However, following our previous concerns about this data (which were exposed…

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Tags: Wrap, gate fees, food waste operators, financial incentives, RHI, food waste, biogas, anaerobic digestion, Matt Hindle, market report, local authorities

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Industry recognises food waste’s role in green cities

ADBA’s second dinner debate formed a consensus on the substantial potential of food waste as a vital resource for greener, smarter city designs. Held in central London under Chatham House Rule, the debate included leaders from AD operators, waste collection firms, residual waste treatment sites and waste management…

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Tags: executive dinner debate, press release, food waste, urban design, smart cities, cities, green cities, incineration, waste hierachy, government, local authorities, resource, recycling, biomethane, transport, Derek Sivyer

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Who will be attending the UK Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference 2014?

We will be holding our second UK Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference on Tuesday 9 September at Northampton Guildhall. The event will bring together industry professionals from AD, transport and fuel infrastructure, freight and logistics, local authorities and more to discuss the latest development in biomethane as a…

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Tags: biomethane as a transport fuel, local authorities, UK Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference 2014

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Waste regulation route map launched for local authorities

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A working group comprising members of local authority waste networks, the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB), and WRAP has launched a ‘Waste Regulations Route Map’. This is designed to help local authorities to assess their compliance with the regulations. The Route Map provides important information on the regulations relevant…

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Tags: local authorities, LWARB, Matt Hindle, regulation, Waste, Wrap

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ADBA calls for greater LA support for AD projects in planning

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We have submitted our response to government’s consultation on updated planning policy which local authorities will use to assess planning applications for waste infrastructure. Heat use & co-location In our response, we were keen to welcome the changes to Planning Policy Statement 10 which encourage local authorities to ‘consider siting……

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Tags: co-location, councils, DCLG, Jordan Marshall, local authorities, Renewable Heat Incentive, separate food waste collections

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Local authorities' guide to UK AD & Biogas 2013

With a host of content available for local authorities at UK AD & Biogas 2013, we thought we’d give you our ultimate local authorities’ guide to the UK’s only AD and biogas trade show. Click on the image to see the full guide. Find out more and register.

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Tags: local authorities, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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NAWDO chair encourages local authorities to engage with anaerobic digestion

This year the UK’s biggest dedicated AD and biogas event, UK AD & Biogas (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), will highlight the significant contribution that anaerobic digestion (AD) can make to local authorities and communities with the potential to deliver annually £1.5bn worth of renewable gas at today’s gas…

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Tags: local authorities, UK AD & Biogas

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Air quality: the coming storm

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On 7 March the UK’s Supreme Court will hear a case against the Defra brought by NGO ClientEarth on the UK’s failure to meet legally-binding standards for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in 35 of 43 zones across the country. The poor level of UK air quality is not news in itself. When…

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Tags: ADBA news, biomethane, climate change targets, DfT, local authorities, Matt Hindle, transport

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Free ADBA membership for farmers and local authorities

ADBA PRESS RELEASE The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) has announced that farmers and local authorities will receive free membership to ADBA until 30 September 2012 when booking conference tickets to the UK AD & Biogas 2012 conference: AD Your Missing Link. ADBA’s third annual trade show and conference will…

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Tags: ADBA events, Charlotte Morton, farming, local authorities, membership, UK AD & Biogas

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John Woodruff joins ADBA's board to represent local authorities

ADBA PRESS RELEASE John Woodruff, Head of Waste Services at Bromley Council and Chair of the National Association for Waste Disposal Officers (NAWDO), has been announced as the latest member of The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) board. NAWDO is a leading network for senior waste managers working for…

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Tags: ADBA board, John Woodruff, local authorities, NAWDO, Redesdale

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ADBA welcomes inclusion of weekly food waste collections in Pickles' £250m fund

ADBA PRESS RELEASE In a welcome change of tack from previous indications that only weekly residual black bag collections would be supported, the Department for Communities and Local Government today announced that councils looking to deliver weekly food waste collections will receive support from their £250m fund. The fund…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, DCLG, local authorities, Redesdale, source segregation

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Pickles ruins Christmas for Osborne and Huhne

ADBA PRESS RELEASE News that Eric Pickles’ £250m fund for waste collection is to be restricted to councils that intend to retain or bring back weekly black bag collections has been greeted with dismay by senior figures in the organic waste recycling industry. In evidence to the Communities…

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Tags: ADBA events, David Prout, DCLG, local authorities, Redesdale, source segregation, treasury

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Weekly collections must segregate food waste – Redesdale

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Commenting on Eric Pickles’ announcement of a £250m fund to support councils returning to weekly bin collections, ADBA Chairman and Lib Dem peer Lord Redesdale said: If Eric Pickle’s announcement on supporting weekly household bin collections means that DCLG is leading the charge…

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Tags: DCLG, local authorities, Redesdale, source segregation, waste review, weekly collection support scheme

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ADBA calls for massive increase in household food waste collection

ADBA PRESS RELEASE The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association has today called for more source-segregated collection of food waste, in a response submitted to the government’s Waste Review. The consultation closes today (7 October). ADBA are advocating separate collections, where households have a bin reserved for food waste, so…

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Tags: food waste, local authorities, Redesdale, source segregation, waste review

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