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Gate fees for AD fall further in 2017, shows latest WRAP report

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Earlier this month WRAP published their latest June 2018 gate fees report titled "Comparing the costs of alternative waste treatment options" showing the gate fee data for 2017. Gate fees are the charges levied upon a given quantity of waste received at a waste processing facility - in the case…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, gate fees, gate fees report, Wrap, anthesis, waste management, emiliano lewis

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Share your views on London’s food waste situation

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The London Assembly's Environment Committee is running a sixth month inquiry into London’s waste generation, handling and disposal. The three areas of focus are: Waste reduction and the circular economy - how to reduce waste and utilise the circular econonmy Recycling - the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, london assembly, Mayor of London, waste management, consultation, thom koller

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World Biogas Association to partner with UK AD & Biogas to showcase global biogas industry

With the global biogas market estimated at £1trn and energy security, climate change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals driving the need to rapidly increase the uptake of biogas, the World Biogas Association (WBA) has agreed to partner with the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) to showcase the…

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Tags: world biogas association, UK AD & Biogas, agriculture, sewage treatment, waste management, transport, heat and power, food waste collection, landfill gas, biomethane vehicles, Charlotte Morton, david newman

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: New generation! Birmingham schoolchildren tour Biogen green energy plant

Children and teachers from Anglesey Primary School were thrilled to tour Warwickshire’s newest green energy plant to see electricity being generated from the region’s leftovers. The visit to Biogen’s Merevale food waste recycling plant was organised as part of the children’s environment…

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Tags: chris noyce, Biogen, food waste, biofertiliser, biogas, waste management, anaerobic digestion, member's press release

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ADBA evaluates party manifestos

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Each of the main political parties have emphasised their green credentials to varying degrees in recent months. This week has seen each of the parties release their manifesto documents, enabling us to analyse their pledges in more detail. The Labour Party Labour’s manifesto commitment to support green gas…

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Tags: party manifestos, manifesto, Parliament, general election, Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, biogas, decarbonisation, Circular Economy, waste management, recycling, food waste, resource efficiency and zero waste britain act, landfill tax, greenhouse gas emissions, Green investment Bank, zero carbon britain, Derek Sivyer

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Waste & resource management sector sets out its policy priorities for the next Government

The UK’s most influential representative bodies for the resource and waste management sector have written to the main political parties in England summarising the key policy proposals that they would like to see implemented after the May 2015 general election. A joint statement from the six bodies that make…

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Tags: tag, resource management, waste management, lobbying, political parties, Derek Sivyer

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Waste management policy in England: inquiry launched

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Given Defra’s intention of “stepping back” in areas of waste management where there is no clear market failure, a parliamentary inquiry has been launched to investigate Defra’s existing municipal waste management policies and what impact a reduction in their activities will have. Notably, the committee has specifically asked…

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Tags: AD Strategy & Action Plan, Defra, Jordan Marshall, separate food waste collections, source segregation, waste management

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Show highlights 'untapped potential' for AD in waste management

This year the UK’s biggest dedicated anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas event, UK AD & Biogas (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), will highlight the role AD will play in the transformation of the waste management sector, helping to reduce the 5.75m tonnes of food waste currently sent to landfill at…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Sita, UK AD & Biogas, waste management, Wrap

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Consultation on Welsh waste planning amendments

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The Welsh Government is consulting on changes to their national planning policy which are aimed at delivering waste infrastructure. The most relevant change on first reading is the proposed introduction of a Waste Planning Assessment (WPA) which could allow AD plants to move up the waste hierarchy. The document states…

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Tags: planning, Wales, waste management

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