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ADBA represents the AD industry as an Expert Witness for EfW and Circular Economy Policy Commission’

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On Monday, ADBA’s Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, sat on a panel of experts to address the Energy Research Accelerator’s Policy Commission on Energy from Waste (EfW) and the Circular Economy in the Midlands.

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Energy from Waste, Circular Economy, midlands, east midlands biogas centre, waste hierarchy, biorefinery

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Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body

Support biogas as a viable, renewable alternative to shale gas, says trade body in light of Oil and Gas Authority report Government needs to look at alternatives following the suspension of fracking as recommended by Oil and Gas Authority. Biogas offers an environmentally friendly alternative that has the potential to…

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Tags: biogas, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, food waste operators, food waste, Charlotte Morton, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, shale gas, fracking, government

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Member Press Release - A circular economy solution using algae to create value from food and farm AD

A circular economy solution using algae to create value from food and farm AD waste A group of pioneering anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in North West Europe are working with scientists to grow algae using nutrient rich digestate. The idea is to use the algae and it’s components…

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Feedstock (Waste) – Opportunity – West Midlands

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We have received an enquiry from a company who are looking to dispose of their waste streams through AD. What: They are looking to dispose of the pH adjusted citric acid in a more sustainable way and to reduce costs. They have already had BMP tests carried out on this…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, feedstock, sam hinton

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ADBA submits Budget proposals to Chancellor

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*Update - The Government has now withdrawn the Budget pending a general election motion* ADBA has written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, setting out the industry's views on the policies needed to support anaerobic digestion in the years ahead. These priorities focus on encouraging better cross-departmental working to drive…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives

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Government publishes draft Environment Bill

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The Government has published a draft of its new Environment Bill, which is intended to create legally-binding environmental improvement targets. A new independent Office for Environmental Protection will be established to scrutinise environmental policy and law, investigate complaints and take enforcement action against public authorities, if necessary, to uphold…

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UK Budget announced for 6th November

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Sajid Javid MP, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced the Government plans to bring forward a Budget on Wednesday 6 November 2019.  The Chancellor has stated: ‘This will be the first Budget after leaving the EU.  I will be setting out our plan to shape the economy for…

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ADBA meeting with Defra’s recycling team

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Last week, ADBA’s Policy Team met with Defra’s Head of Recycling, and Waste and Recycling Policy Advisor to discuss policy regarding the UK’s current and future organic waste management. The following outlines the key points discussed: The next consultation covering food waste collection…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Defra, food waste operators, biomethane, food waste, recycling, government policy, environment, nick primmer

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Informing Defra policy - please provide your input

We are supporting a new research study to map the AD and composting industries. This is an important opportunity for the sector to feed in data and views to inform Defra policy. Changes in policy could impact upon your business in the future. The study will collect a range of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, digestate, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Wrap, organics recycyling survey

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Are you ready for Brexit?

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As we approach the new deadline for Britain leaving the EU, we as an industry need to make sure that we are prepared for whatever happens next. We have an opportunity now to tell government what is needed to ensure we are ready by 31 October. They want to know what…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, brexit, training, ad industry, industry, EU, European Union, export, trade, transport, feedback, ADBA members

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Delving into the Scottish Programme for Government

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With the UK Government and Parliament currently paralysed, it can be easy to forget that in Scotland, the devolved government is relatively stable, and has recently produced its Programme for Government for the next year.  This contained several policy proposals to tackle the Climate Emergency that may be relevant…

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Happy 10th birthday ADBA!  Celebrating a decade of anaerobic digestion industry support

Happy 10th birthday ADBA!  Celebrating a decade of anaerobic digestion industry support The UK anaerobic digestion (AD) trade association was registered at Company House on 10th September 2009 the UK AD industry has grown 350% since then, with nearly 650 plants currently in operation the sector now has the capacity to power…

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ADBA meets with BEIS on RHI closure

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Yesterday, our Senior Policy Manager, Rebecca Thompson, met with one of the lead officials at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to discuss the closure of RHI and all things biogas policy. Alongside discussing the technical issues that need ironing out to future proof the RHI regulations as…

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Tags: RHI, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, renewable financial incentives, Ofgem, beis, rebecca thompson, government policy, energy policy

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ADBA presents at summit on future waste policy

Rebecca Thompson, ADBA's Senior Policy Manager, presented the key role that AD plays in food and farm waste policy at a round-table discussion organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Energy Sustainability and Environment Division. The event brought together academics, industry experts, and representatives from government to discuss…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, RHI, renewable financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, financial incentives, digestate, Defra, rebecca thompson, royal society of chemistry, food waste policy, agriculture policy

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Industry cleared of Northern Ireland subsidy claims

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Site inspections by the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland have disproved claims that "phantom" renewable power plants earned large sums of subsidy payments. However, it has said that a small number of plants, which are currently set up to operate in a way to attract maximum…

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