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Defra & WRAP push ahead with plans to harmonise UK food waste collections

The WRAP-led steering group, of which ADBA is a member, has today announced plans to produce a publication this summer outlining its vision aimed at harmonising UK food waste collections. Working in partnership with the Resource Minister, Rory Stewart MP, local authorities, waste management contractors, recyclers, producers, the retail sector…

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Tags: press release, Defra, Wrap, food waste collections, steering group, harmonisation and consistency working group, harmonised collections, household waste collections, local authorities, rory stewart, Minister, recycling, Derek Sivyer

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Parliamentary report shows green gas heating up

A report published yesterday by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST), which used data collated from ADBA’s 2015 market report, has shown that seven per cent of the UK’s indigenous gas was supplied by biogas from anaerobic digestion (AD) and landfill gas last year. In 2014,…

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Tags: press release, post, parliamentary office of science and technology, RHI, biomethane, biogas, heat, 2015 market report, indigenous gas, landfill gas, gas-to-grid, natural gas, amber rudd, DECC, government, Minister, spending review, green gas, ADBA National Conference, DfT, SGN, IGEM, Charlotte Morton, Derek Sivyer

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Commons Committee summons Energy Minister for hearing

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Last month I reported on the House of Commons Energy & Climate Change Committee’s (ECCC) programme for departmental scrutiny as the body of MPs sets out to hold government to account for recent policy announcements. As part of this programme, the ECCC today summoned the Energy Minister, Andrea…

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Tags: blog, Parliament, committee, efra committee, Defra, Minister, andrea leadsom, dan poulter, hinkley point c, mps, energy trilemma, investor confidence, shale gas, ghg, low-carbon, DECC, HM Treasury, FIT, pre-accreditation, scrutiny, Derek Sivyer

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PARTNERSHIP MEDIA: Minister backs industry’s plans to tackle food waste recycling

ADBA's Head of Policy, Matt Hindle, recently updated members on the new action plan for food waste recycling that kicked off last week, during which key players from across the industry got together for the inaugural meeting in Birmingham; initiated by resource efficiency experts WRAP and chaired by waste…

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Tags: press release, food waste, Wrap, action plan, marcus gover, ray georgeson, steering group, rory stewart, Defra, Minister, resource, landfill, Matt Hindle, Derek Sivyer

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Update on LowCVPs Fuels Working Group

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Earlier took part in the LowCVP’s Fuels Working Group, which brought out some points of interest for members interested in biomethane as a transport fuel:  Following the Prime Minister’s reshuffle Andrew Jones MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, part of his…

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Tags: Low CVP, will bushby, DfT, BIS, biomethane, biomethane in transport, Waste, waste collection, bioeconomy, anaerobic digestion, Minister, renewable energy directive

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Energy Minister supports Clearfleau’s renewable energy technology

On Tuesday (February 10th 2015), Amber Rudd MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change officially opened the on-site anaerobic digestion (AD) plant designed and built by Clearfleau at the Nestlé confectionery factory at Fawdon, Newcastle.  The Minister was shown around the plant…

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Tags: amber rudd, energy minister, government, Clearfleau, nestlé, Energy from Waste, Minister, Derek Sivyer, member's press release

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Biomethane must have viable support for long term - Morton

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ADBA PRESS RELEASE The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) and the Renewable Energy Association (REA) have received a reply to their joint letter to the Minister Rt Hon Greg Barker MP regarding the RHI Biomethane to Grid tariff consultation. This confirms that no changes to the scheme will be…

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Tags: biomethane, DECC, Minister, REA, RHI

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