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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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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE - Wiltshire-based biogas plant outlines “significantly negative” CO2 emissions

Results from Life Cycle Assessment outline the important role that small- scale anaerobic digestion can play in decarbonising food supply chain as part of the Government’s Net Zero and Green Recovery commitments As the UK Government is urged to ‘dramatically scale up’ its net zero…

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Tags: malaby biogas, small scale AD, net zero, green recovery, life cycle assessment, green jobs, negative emissions, food waste

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ADBA response to Welsh Government consultation ‘Beyond Recycling’

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ADBA's policy team have recently responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on the future of their recycling system and their path to a zero waste society based on circular economy principles. ADBA's response showcased the vital role of AD in delivering a circular economy for organic materials…

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Tags: Wales, consultation, food waste recycling, waste management, food waste operators, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Circular Economy, circularity, rebecca thompson

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New details on value for money initiatives within RHI replacement, GGSS

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In BEIS's consultation on Future Support for Low Carbon Heat, the Green Gas: Ensuring value for money through tariff changes section, pages 16-17, a degression mechanism is proposed to adjust tariffs to reflect true industry costs, and they ask for further suggestions to improve value for money. As potential…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, renewable financial incentives, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, ggss, green gas support scheme

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ADBA and REA launch joint survey to treat surplus organic waste generated by Covid-19 lockdown

ADBA and REA launch joint survey to treat surplus organic waste generated by Covid-19 lockdown The Environment Agency and devolved nations’ regulators have expressed concern over the issue of organic waste surpluses created by the Covid-19 lockdown.  In response, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) and the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, Charlotte Morton, Defra, ea#, REA, covid-19, lockdown, food waste

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Minister Rebecca Pow thanks waste sector

In the COVID-19 crisis, new heroes have emerged. The healthcare workers fighting the pandemic in the front line and saving lives have been (literally) applauded by the British. Supermarket cashiers, lorry drivers, transport maintenance engineers, food delivery drivers, cleaners, carers, bus drivers and many others have…

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Tags: covid-19, waste sector, Minister, rebecca pow mp, thank you letter, anaerobic digestion, UK AD & Biogas, Defra, food waste, heroes, essential work, recycling sector

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COVID-19 and propane contingency planning

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Members who own and operate biomethane plants have been assessing the risks related to COVID-19 associated with their assets. They have been engaging with their supply chains and have been making contingency plans to ensure their operations can continue with minimum disruption. Propane is one of the aspects that has…

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Tags: corona virus, coronavirus, risk management, risk mitigation, rebecca thompson, propane, propanation, biomethane, biogas, food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, food waste, Ofgem, UK AD & Biogas

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COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin

COVID-19 – AD industry Bulletin Important information about COVID-19 and our industry Utilities are listed as a critical sector, covering: Gas Electricity Water (including sewerage) Waste disposal Employers in these sectors should confirm with their staff whether they are critical workers and are encouraged to think carefully before identifying staff…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, government support, support, critical worker, rebecca thompson, sam hinton

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Latest COVID-19 update for Businesses and Employers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19). All guidance, information and announcements can be found at GOV.UK. Organisations should pay particular attention to the guidance for employees, employers and businesses which is being updated regularly with the latest…

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Tags: covid-19, corona virus, anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, RHI, food waste, consultation, beis, UK AD & Biogas, Ofgem, digestate, R&D, rebecca thompson, critical worker

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2020 - an unprecedented year of opportunity for biogas in the UK

2020 - an unprecedented year of opportunity for biogas in the UK   A message from Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA No matter what your opinion on Brexit is, now that it's "done", we can all agree that it marks the end of a significant period of uncertainty in…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, Charlotte Morton, food waste

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ADBA renews its pre-election asks from the new Conservative Government to support the UK AD industry

ADBA renews its pre-election asks from the new Conservative Government to support the UK anaerobic digestion industry   Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association Chief Executive Charlotte Morton congratulates Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his General Election victory She however emphasises her pre-election call for the new Government to unlock…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, Charlotte Morton, general election, net zero, uk government

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IKEA is looking for food waste handling and valorisation collaborators

IKEA, in partnership with SLU (the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), is currently screening the global market for food waste handling and valorisation solutions in order to identify candidates for future collaboration.

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Tags: ikea, food waste

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Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019

Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019 ADBA National Conference 2019 will feature an "In Conversation with" session with Chris Stark, CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change. Conference will focus on how anaerobic digestion and biogas can contribute to addressing the climate emergency over…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, Charlotte Morton, ADBA National Conference

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AD Market survey: Informing DEFRA policy

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Members of the anaerobic digestion and composting industries are being invited to participate in a new study to map the market for organics recycling. This work has been commissioned by WRAP on behalf of Defra. It will be carried out by an independent research consultancy, Winning Moves, with the input…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, digestate, Defra, Wrap, winning moves, Survey, nick primmer, analysis, policy

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