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Posted in July 2020

ELMS, EA, and Digestate

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ELMS (Environmental Land Management Scheme) On Friday 31st July ADBA responded to Defra’s Policy Discussion consultation on the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS). The response was focussed around the questions posed by Defra in the Policy Discussion consultation, which focussed on the design principles, objectives, ensuring participation, and…

Posted in: ADBA News, Industry News, News for Members, Policy updates, R&D Updates

Tags: elms, Defra, Environment Agency, digestate drying, digestate, nutrient recycling, sam hinton, rps

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Government announces Circular Economy Package

On Thursday 30th July, the Circular Economy Package (CEP) was announced with a joint statement by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), the Welsh Government and the Scottish Government. The package builds on the government’s …

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Tags: circular economy package, cep, resources and waste strategy, waste management, recycling, Circular Economy, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, food waste, organic wastes, government, rebecca pow

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It is time to understand AD, ADBA responds to Policy Connect report

Out of the 674 anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK, just over 100 treat solely food waste, over three times as many treat agricultural wastes and 164 wastewater, while the rest treat a combination of different organic wastes. All are turning what we perceive as ‘waste’ organic material that would…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste, agricultural wastes, wastewater, Waste Policy, Circular Economy, net zero, national farmers union, Landia, l&d event

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ADBA calls for cap on revised Wobbe Index in IGEM consultation

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Informed by feedback from our members, ADBA has responded to the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers’ (IGEM) recent consultation on their proposed changes to the Gas Safety (Management) Regulations, (GS(M)R). The changes aim to update the gas quality standard, originally designed in the 1970s to align…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, nick primmer, IGEM, gsmr, gas quality, specification, standard, gas quality standard, group h gases, igemtsp20084, consultation, ADBA

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