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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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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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Tags: adba press release, press releease, anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, renewable financial incentives, member's press release, food waste, thom koller, Charlotte Morton, financial incentives

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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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Sustainability Hub and ADBA launch new APPG

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The Sustainability Hub, of which ADBA is a member, has set up a new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG to help promote and develop ideas to meet the Government’s new Net Zero obligations. The Hub is a business, NGO and academic forum championing action for a low carbon…

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One-year government spending round announced

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Boris' new government has announce that they will be carrying out a short-term spending round to cover the next year, which will be followed by a full Spending Review once Brexit negotiations have been completed. This is to provide financial certainty to Departments as they prepare for Brexit, but may…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, renewable financial incentives, UK AD & Biogas, beis, food waste operators, Feed-in-Tariff, financial incentives, digestate, spending review, rebecca thompson, government, government policy, green policy, energy policy

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Ofgem call for feedback

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Ofgem are collecting views on how they could improve user experiences of the Non-Domestic RHI register. To facilitate this, they will be running a series of user research workshops and are seeking volunteers to attend at locations across the UK. If you would like to express interest in being involved,…

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

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PRESS RELEASE - ANAEROBIC DIGESTION BODIES WELCOME IPCC REPORT ON CLIMATE AND LAND

PRESS RELEASE - ANAEROBIC DIGESTION BODIES WELCOME IPCC REPORT ON CLIMATE AND LAND Report highlights the scale of the impact of our agricultural system on the environment and the important role land management can play in climate mitigation World Biogas Association and UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association emphasise the…

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ADBA engages with local authorities

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As part of our ongoing stakeholder engagement on the implementation of separate food waste collections, Jon Harrison and Charlotte Morton recently met Hilary Tanner from the Local Government Association, to discuss local authority views on this important policy. We agreed on the critical importance of the promised government funding, given…

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WRAP estimates 3.6 million tonnes of food waste in food production

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WRAP published last month a report on Food waste in primary production in the UK. It concludes that more work is urgently needed on food surplus and waste on the farm as they are a critical area of the food chain: Around 3.6 million tonnes of food surplus and waste occur…

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Engaging with the new Government

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Engaging with the new Government ADBA has hit the ground running in our engagement with the new Government, with Charlotte Morton writing welcome letters, and requesting meetings with, all relevant Secretaries of State at the Treasury, Business, Agriculture, Trade, International Development and Local Government departments. Charlotte has made it clear…

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