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ADBA Spring Members’ Meeting 2019

April 2 @ 12:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
Our upcoming Member Meeting comes at a crucial time for our industry with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) consulting on mandating separate food waste collections for all households in England, with the meeting providing opportunity to shape our response. Currently, only 51% of local authorities in England collect food waste separately from residual waste, with the government proposals potentially diverting to AD up to 1.5 million tonnes of food waste currently going to landfill, where it releases greenhouse gases. Join us on the 2nd April to discuss the Defra’s proposals for food waste collections, for case studies from local authorities, and to debate our response to the consultation.
Conference Programme

12:30 – 13:30         Lunch and registration

 

13:30 – 13:45         Welcome and introduction

 

Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA

 

13:45 – 14:00         Public Affairs and Policy update

 

Jon Harrison, External Affairs Manager, ADBA

Open Discussion

 

14:00 – 14:20         Clean Growth – Transforming Heating             

              

Jessica Brodholt, Biogas Policy Advisor (Heat Strategy), BEIS

Members’ to feed their views back to the Government in the Q&A session

 

14:20 – 14:40        The Smart Export Guarantee: the impact on the price of electricity sold/PPA value 

 

Brian Farrell, Partner in the Energy and Waste Sector, Ashfords LLP

 

14:40 – 15:00         Agriculture and AD: What does the Clean Air Strategy mean for AD operators?

How can operators plan ahead for new regulations for storing and spreading digestate to tackle ammonia?

 

Dr Jennifer Horrocks, Policy Advisor (Air Quality Industrial Emissions), Defra

 

15:00 – 15:20         Refreshments      

 

15:20 – 15:40         Developing and delivering Competence Management Systems (CMS)

 

Petra Stapp, Compliance Development Manager, 360 Environmental

15:40 – 16:00         Water 2020 and how deregulation of the water sector is set to support further growth in AD

 

Graham Southall, Group Commercial Director, Northumbrian Water

 

16:00 – 16:20         What does the Resources and Waste Strategy mean for operators?

Will it direct more food waste to AD?

How will quality be affected? Do biobags present a challenge or opportunity?

 

Neil Liddell-Young, Renewable Energy Manager, Severn Trent

 

16:20 – 16:40         Local authority experiences of separate food waste collections

 

Cathy Cook, Local Authority Support Manager, London Waste and Recycling Board

 

16:40 – 19:00         Please join us for networking drinks

 

19:00                     Event Close

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organiser

ADBA

Venue

Ashfords LLP London
1 New Fetter Lane
London, EC4A 1AN
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