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AD in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste

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On January 16, academia researching on waste recovery and stakeholders gathered in the 4th Annual Conference of the Resource Recovery from Waste (RRW). Among all research project presented (MeteoRR; B3; R3AW; INSPIRE and CVORR); a project on cycling the value of anaerobic digestate and biomass ash from waste to fertilisers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, biowaste, resource recovery, nutrient recovery, alberto rocamora

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Resources & Waste Strategy update

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An update on the latest outcomes from the Resources & Waste Strategy for ADBA members.

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Tags: food waste, resources & waste strategy, local authorities, Defra, anaerobic digestion, digestate

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Workshop plans for future co-digestion regime

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Last week I attended a workshop with a number of stakeholders from the world of anaerobic digestion, sewage sludge treatment and regulation to discuss how we can take forward plans to make the regulatory environment for co-treatment of sewage sludge and other feedstocks more reflective of the benefits and risks…

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Tags: co-digestion, food waste, sewage sludge, Ofwat, Environment Agency

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Lancet proposes a food revolution favouring improved agriculture practices like AD

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The prestigious medical publication has published this week the article “Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems” aiming to set up the basis for a diet fit for the demographic and environmental constraints. The article has been drafted…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, food waste, agri-food, food industry, agricultural, nutrient pollution, GHG emissions, lancet, alberto rocamora

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA urges new Food Waste Champion: don’t forget about recycling

The UK’s food waste recycling industry has written to the government’s newly appointed Food Waste Champion urging him not to overlook the importance of recycling inedible food waste through anaerobic digestion (AD).

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Tags: press release, food waste, Charlotte Morton, Defra, anaerobic digestion, resources & waste strategy

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What’s on ADBA’s wishlist for 2019?

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton recently set out ADBA's three key wishes for 2019 in MRW Magazine.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, food waste, biomethane, heat, bioenergy, R&D

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Resources and Waste Strategy: implications for AD and timetable for implementation

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As our previous blogs have detailed, today saw the release of Defra's Resources and Waste Strategy. Click here to read our press release and further comments. The Strategy marks the first major change to waste management in England in over a decade. This ambitious Strategy has been warmly received…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, Defra, resources and waste strategy, consultation, framework for greater consistency in household recycling in england, thom koller

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ADBA comments on Resources & Waste Strategy

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ADBA comments on Resources & Waste Strategy  New Resources & Waste Strategy (RWS) commits to food waste collections by 2023 Document recognises importance of anaerobic digestion in recycling inedible food waste  Refreshed statutory food waste hierarchy also published  The Government has published its long-awaited Resources &…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, Defra, local authorities

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA welcomes commitment to separate food waste collections

Date: 18th December 2018 Embargo: Immediate ADBA welcomes commitment to separate food waste collections in Resources & Waste Strategy  New Resources & Waste Strategy (RWS) commits to food waste collections by 2023 Document recognises importance of anaerobic digestion in recycling inedible food waste  Refreshed statutory food waste hierarchy also…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, member's press release, Charlotte Morton, consultation, Defra, beis, local authorities

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Preparing for separate food waste collections

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At the ADBA National Conference this week, Investment Minister Graham Stuart MP dropped a strong hint that the forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy will contain a provision mandating compulsory separate food waste collections in England. This has now been reported in The Times, seemingly confirming that our hard-fought campaign is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste operators, food waste, Charlotte Morton, government, policy, local authorities, resources

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PRESS RELEASE: New report to set out global market potential of biogas

A new report on the global market potential of biogas will be launched by the World Biogas Association (WBA) at the inaugural World Biogas Summit 2019 in July.

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Tags: press release, world biogas summit 2019, uk ad & world biogas expo 2019, food waste, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biogas

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PRESS RELEASE: Minister: Resources & Waste Strategy will “require” food waste collections

Investment Minister Graham Stuart MP has said that the government’s forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy will “require separate food waste collections” to reduce emissions from landfill and produce renewable energy and natural fertiliser through anaerobic digestion (AD).

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Tags: press release, adba national conference 2018, food waste collections, food waste, Charlotte Morton, resources & waste strategy

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Long-term heat decarbonisation: BEIS issue evidence review of bioenergy potential to 2050

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released a review of the main sources evidence which consider the costs, greenhouse gas emissions and potential for biomass to 2050 that could be used to supply and decarbonise heat. You can download this evidence review here: Bioenergy heat pathways to 2050:…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, market potential, beis, energy crops, straw, algae, crop residues, food waste, feedstocks, thom koller

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Business rates case studies - how much could you save?

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As we have discussed in previous blogs, business rates are now a real burden for the AD industry, with charges escalating year on year. In nearly all cases, the agricultural exemptions enjoyed by the farming community are simply not applicable to UK on-farm operators. Ratepayers in England have so far…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, business rates, thom koller, case studies, food waste

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PRESS STATEMENT: Food waste recycling industry responds to Gove speech

Responding to a speech made today by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: "Michael Gove is absolutely right in everything he says about the scandal of food waste and the need for separate food waste collections to ensure that inedible…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, food waste, michael gove, resources & waste strategy

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