Tag: Separate Food Waste Collections

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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Food Waste in England: ADBA provides views to EFRA

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Today is an important day for food waste and for the AD industry with this morning's launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England which encourages a more consistent approach to goods and packaging recycling and separate food waste collections. ADBA welcomes the move towards…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, digestate, separate food waste collections, Wrap, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, efra committee, Defra, DCLG, consultation, thom koller

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ADBA welcomes move towards consistent recycling services and food waste collections in England

Responding to the launch of the Framework for Greater Consistency in Household Recycling for England, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Food waste in England is a hugely valuable resource and an opportunity which is still largely untapped. Separate collections help meet…

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Tags: food waste, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, Wrap, ADBA, harmonisation and consistency working group, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, food waste operators

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Food waste inquiry: what proposals are necessary to further reduce food waste?

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The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the economic, social, and environmental impact of food waste in England. The Committee will assess the impacts of food waste with a focus on consumers, the retail and hospitality sectors, and local government. You can…

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Tags: efra committee, consultation, food waste, food waste collections, separate food waste collections, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste recycling action plan, Wrap, recycling

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ADBA outlines wish list ahead of Budget Statement

With this year's feed in tariff cap for anaerobic digestion almost full already, it's time for the Chancellor to commit more resources to delivering viable baseload capacity through AD to secure our electricity supplies. In addition, industry urges the Chancellor to recognise the Committee on Climate Change…

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Tags: press, media, budget, chancellor, FIT, baseload energy, CCC, fifth carbon budget, on-farm AD, biodegradable waste, landfill, separate food waste collections, Circular Economy

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DEFRA data exercise in added value from food waste sector - give us your views

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I recently attended a meeting at DEFRA with a number of other organisations in the waste sector. This followed on from a DEFRA report on the value that the waste sector (including AD of food waste) is adding to the economy and the jobs being generated. It is of real…

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Tags: R&D, Defra, Ollie More, food waste, separate food waste collections

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Waste collection policy: government rejects calls from Lords for progressive action

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Government will create a “waste champion” within the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to  take the lead in supporting the development of a high value waste-based bioeconomy, according to government’s response to a Lords report. Their response also set out that a cross government steering group will…

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Tags: BIS, DCLG, Defra, Jordan Marshall, separate food waste collections, waste collection policy

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ADBA calls for greater support for gas vehicles to tackle air quality

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ADBA’s response to a parliamentary inquiry into poor air quality has called for action by government to boost the biomethane and gas vehicle sector, which can make a significant contribution to cutting air pollution from road transport particularly from HGVs. Citing case studies which demonstrated that changing HGVs from…

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Tags: air pollution, air quality, biomethane as a transport fuel, DfT, HGV, Jordan Marshall, RTFO, separate food waste collections, UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle Conference

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Feedstock Working Group tackles gate fees & contamination

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Issues around gate fees and contamination were high on the agenda at last week’s Feedstock Working Group. There was consensus among the group that as more AD capacity is coming online, getting hold of feedstock is becoming more difficult and gate fees are generally falling. Attendees emphasised that flexibility…

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Tags: AHVLA, cornstarch bags, EA, Feedstock Working Group, food waste, gate fees, HSE, landfill ban, separate food waste collections

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