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ADBA is the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association. Through lobbying activities, meetings with government officials, working groups, high profile industry events, educational material and more, ADBA aims to facilitate the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry’s growth. We’re helping the UK meet its renewable energy and waste targets and pave the way for a carbon-free future. Read more…

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Have your say on the Defra consultation on improved reporting of food waste by large food businesses in England

ADBA is submitting a response to Defra on the improved reporting of food waste by large food businesses in England. This consultation proposes that from 2024, large food businesses will…

25 Year Environment Plan: progress report update 2021-2022- what this means for AD

The 25 Year Environment Plan was first published in 2018 and set out the vision of a clean, sustainable and thriving environment which would improve human lives by providing green…

Provide feedback on the Scottish Government’s consultation on the proposals for a Circular Economy Bill

ScotGov are consulting on their Circular Economy Bill and ADBA will be submitting a response advocating for policy to support the AD sector. AD is the ultimate Circular Economy technology.…


Industry Directory

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Notice Board

See the latest tenders, equipment sales and job vacancies. Post your announcements, too.

Policy & regulation

ADBA aims to grow the sector and garner government support.

Our team researches the latest trends and produces reports.

We put forward the industry’s views on the regulators’ consultations. We also help our members understand and achieve compliance.


Operator Support

ADBA has a dedicated Operator Support Manager along with workshops, peer collaboration and written guidance.

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AD Certification Scheme

ADCS is unique in the UK in that it assesses the all-round safety, environmental and operational performance of AD plants.

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The industry’s top experts lead ‘Learning & Development’ and training workshops.

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Working Groups

By banding together, the AD industry directly influences government policy. We also meet with officials.

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Financial Advice

AD is a good investment, so find out how to secure funding.

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Insurance Advice

Protect your business with a specialist broker.

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Innovation & Development Advice

Bring down the cost of deployment, increase revenue, maximise environmental benefits.

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