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Plastics in organics focus for Biowaste Regulatory Forum

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On Tuesday Ollie More attended a plastics sub-committee of the Biowaste Regulatory Forum, which is a forum for industry associations and the Environment Agency to discuss the environmental performance of the AD, composting and sewage sludge management industries.  This sub-committee meeting was organised to discuss the large amount of…

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AD in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste

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On January 16, academia researching on waste recovery and stakeholders gathered in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste (RRW). Among all research project presented (MeteoRR; B3; R3AW; INSPIRE and CVORR); a project on cycling the value of anaerobic digestate and biomass ash from waste to fertilisers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, biowaste, resource recovery, nutrient recovery, alberto rocamora

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The CCC calls on the Government to support sustainable bioenergy and prioritise biomethane-to-grid

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Today, the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC’s) has issued two new reports, one on land use and another on biomass. To read ADBA’s reaction to the reports, click here. Biomass in a low-carbon economy is a comprehensive workpiece on current biomass energy generation in…

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Tags: committee on climate change, CCC, Biomass, biowaste, biomethane as a transport fuel, alberto rocamora

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Call for AD operators to partner Systemic on nutrient recovery opportunities

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If you are: An innovative anaerobic digestion plant owner or operator Would like to know if the implementation of techniques for recovery of nutrients (N, P, K, organic matter,…) can lead to a successful business case for your plant. ... then you might be interested in the following: SYSTEMIC has…

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Tags: R&D, nutrient recovery, nutrient recycling, biowaste, AD, UK AD & Biogas, ad operators, eu funding, emiliano lewis

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Revolutionary technology by Ductor® commissioned in Tuorla, Finland

The first biogas plant equipped with Ductor’s nitrogen and phosphorus recovery technology was put into use in Tuorla late November 2016. The size of the Ductor fermenter at the demonstration plant is 80 m3, and with Ductor’s process the plant is capable of treating 1,400 tons of poultry manure…

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Tags: member's press release, ductor, biogas, nitrogen, phosphorus, biowaste, ammonia nitrogen

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New EU Circular Economy Package encourages separate food waste collections

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Last week (Dec. 2), the revised EU Circular Economy Package (CEP): Closing the loop – an EU action plan for the Circular Economy was launched by Vice-President Frans Timmermans of the European Commission.   This document announced legislation for the next four year period and will influence member state objectives and…

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Tags: food waste, anaerobic digestion, Defra, digestate, European Commission, circular economy package, biowaste, landfill, biofertiliser

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Food waste meetings: regulation and environmental performance updates

Food waste policy and regulation was in focus this week. ADBA’s Food Waste Operators met in Birmingham on Wednesday, while Jess and I also represented members at DECC’s Biowaste Regulatory Forum (BRF). The BRF is a regular meeting between DECC, the EA and the waste trade…

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Tags: food waste, biowaste, EA, permitting, best practice, Environment Agency, Defra, jess allan, Matt Hindle, food waste operators, environmental permitting, biogas, anaerobic digestion

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Have your say on the future of permitting

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I’ve been in contact with a number of operators this week about the European ‘BREF’ process, which will have a major impact on the future of environmental permitting. ‘BREF’ refers to the reference documents for Best Available Technique (BAT), which sets out conclusions on what constitutes BAT for the…

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Tags: biowaste, BREF, Defra, EA, environmental permitting, Europe, European Commission, Matt Hindle, permitting, regulation, Waste

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ADBA director discusses AD with Parliamentary committee

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ADBA board member Richard Barker (Chief Executive of Biogen) was among the witnesses discussing AD as part of the Lords inquiry into building a biowaste economy. Barker, along with Dr Prab Mistry (EHV Engineering) and David Nelson (Branston), considered a wide range of issues affecting the AD sector, focusing particularly…

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Tags: biowaste, Parliament

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