Tag: Separate Food Waste Collections

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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List of local authorities in England with separate food waste collections

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With news in the media that food waste recycling in Northern Ireland continues to rise, the situation in England is somewhat different. In 2016/17, just 109 local authorities in England had separate food waste collections in place. This is just 33% of the 326 local authorities in England that are responsible for waste services. …

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Do separate food waste collections lead to reduced food waste?

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In recent months, we have been engaging with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) on the case for introducing mandatory separate food waste collections in England. The cost of introducing separate food waste collections across England is now deemed to be £20m per year for 10 years,…

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Tags: Defra, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, waste reduction, cost benefit analysis, emiliano lewis, UK AD & Biogas

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Defra sets out support for sending inedible food waste to AD

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Ahead of the forthcoming Resources and Waste Strategy, at last week’s ADBA Member Meeting we were joined by Robert Vaughan, Head of Household Waste and Recycling at Defra, who spoke about the work being undertaken towards achieving the target of zero food waste to landfill by 2030. This could…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Defra, fwrap, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, separate food waste collections, thom koller

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WRAP present their Cost Benefit Analysis Tool at ADBA Members’ Meeting

At the ADBA Members' Meeting last Wednesday (18th April), Mike Falconer Hall, Programme Manager at WRAP, gave a very interesting presentation on the Cost Benefit Analysis Tool that WRAP have developed for the food waste and recycling industry. To see Mike's presentation, click here. The tool helps…

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Tags: Wrap, cost benefit analysis, food waste, biogas, anaerobic digestion, food waste collection, separate food waste collections, caddy liners, bin stickers

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Wasting London’s Future - Environment Committee call for separate food waste collections

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Following consultation and a review of the latest evidence, the London Assembly's Environment Committee has today released its report 'Wasting London's Future'. Setting out the challenge ahead, the report notes the Mayor's pledges to: Increase total recycling in London from 52 per cent to 65 per cent by 2030; and, …

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, london assembly, environment committee, separate food waste collections, food waste, Charlotte Morton, thom koller

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Separate food waste collections for all by 31 December 2023 says EU

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As part of EU revisions to the Circular Economy Package the Waste Framework Directive (WFD) is being updated. The measures will support Europe's transition to more sustainable material management and a circular economy, ensuring efficiency of resource use, enhancing the use of renewable energy, and that waste…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, European Union, Waste Framework Directive, circular economy package, food waste, separate food waste collections, recycling, thom koller, european biogas association

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion industry welcomes London Assembly incineration report

The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has welcomed a report published today by the London Assembly’s Environment Committee that describes incineration of household waste as one of the ‘least desirable forms of management in the waste hierarchy’.

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How are we doing on separate food waste collections?

The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has provided the latest data on separate food waste collections among local authorities (LAs) in England. In 2016/17, there were 109 LAs with separate food waste collections in place, representing 1/3 of all LAs in England. With the figure increasing ever year, this does represent…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, fwrap, Wrap, separate food waste collections, local authorities, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, emiliano lewis

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Industrial Strategy and other important AD news - a message from ADBA’s Chief Executive

Those of you who have been able to attend our members meetings will have heard me say that, whilst members may not yet be seeing much evidence of concrete policies to support an increased rate of growth in our industry, there does appear to be quite a lot happening behind…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, adba national conference 2017, RHI, renewable transport fuel obligation, separate food waste collections, adba ad certification scheme, clean growth strategy

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA calls for sector deal support in Budget submission

In advance of the Budget on 22 November, ADBA has sent its top policy asks to Exchequer Secretary Andrew Jones MP. As the government looks ahead to the publication of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, ADBA has highlighted the strong business case for the proposed agri-tech and bioeconomy sector deals. ADBA…

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Tags: budget, industrial strategy, agri-tech, bioeconomy, anaerobic digestion, separate food waste collections

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ADBA: Reduction in embedded generator payments ‘misguided’

ADBA has today called on Ofgem to reconsider its retroactive decision to reduce embedded generator payments, saying that AD can already deliver exactly what Ofgem and the Government are trying to achieve by reducing the payments. Embedded generators (power plants connected to lower-voltage distribution networks) with less than 100 MW capacity…

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Tags: embedded payments, Ofgem, dispatchable power, electricity, separate food waste collections, RHI, capacity market, Charlotte Morton, thom koller

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ADBA calls for sector support from new Government

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), has congratulated Prime Minister Theresa May on forming a new Government, but called for swift action to overcome uncertainty and assist the AD sector in boosting the economy, creating jobs and ensuring security of energy supply. AD…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, general election, RHI, FIT, separate food waste collections

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What a hung Parliament means for AD

Just when you thought British politics couldn't throw up any more surprises, last night's general election results have blown everything right open again. The last opinion polls published on Thursday suggested a range of possible outcomes, from a hung Parliament to a hugely increased Conservative majority, but the…

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Tags: chris noyce, general election, anaerobic digestion, brexit, RHI, clean growth plan, separate food waste collections, FIT

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Update on food waste collection work - how is the consistency project progressing?

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Following the launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England in September, the steering group behind the project met at Defra this week to discuss progress and next steps. The meeting was chaired by WRAP Chief Executive Marcus Gover, who said they had been pleased with…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste operators group, food waste collections, Waste, waste collections, recycling, separate food waste collections, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, harmonisation and consistency working group, harmonised collections, ADBA, Matt Hindle, Wrap, Defra, clg, councils

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