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PRESS RELEASE: Government must “do the right thing” and introduce food waste collections - ADBA

The Chief Executive of the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA) has today called for the government to “do the right thing” and commit to universal separate food waste collections in England in its forthcoming Resources & Waste Strategy.

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Tags: press release, food waste, resources & waste strategy, Defra, committee on climate change, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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In full: ADBA Chief Executive’s speech to RWM 2018 on the need for universal food waste collections

Yesterday at RWM 2018, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton delivered a keynote presentation outlining the need for universal food waste collections in England to emulate the successful examples set by Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, food waste, rwm 2018, resources & waste strategy, circular economy package

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What would be a fair gate fee?

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Last week ADBA responded to BEIS' call for evidence on the future role for small-scale low-carbon electricity generation, calling for a bespoke Contracts for Difference - a CfD-type auction for small-scale low-carbon generation, which is currently proscribed as far as AD sub 5MW is concerned. In…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, UK AD & Biogas, DECC, beis, FIT, gate fees, gate fees report, fit closure, emiliano lewis, food waste, Wrap

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GHG intensity of different feedstocks in the recast Renewable Energy Directive

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On 13 June this year compromise was reached between the EU institutions on the recast Renewable Energy Directive (REDII). The Directive is on its way to receiving approval from the European Parliament, with the plenary vote expected to be held in October 2018. It will then return to the Council…

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Tags: food waste operators, crop operators, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, biogas, food waste, renewable financial incentives, renewable energy directive, redii, greenhouse gas emissions, sustainability, EU, thom koller

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Gemidan Ecogi A/S celebrates their latest food waste treatment installation

The latest ECOGI food waste pre-treatment installation for the waste management company AffaldPlus in Denmark is now fully operational.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, food waste, pre-treatment

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PRESS RELEASE: Bore Hill Farm becomes first English AD plant certified under performance scheme

Bore Hill Farm Biodigester has become the first English anaerobic digestion (AD) plant to be certified under a new certification scheme that recognises good operational, environmental, and health and safety performance at UK AD plants.

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Tags: press release, ad certification scheme, food waste, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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Gate fees for AD fall further in 2017, shows latest WRAP report

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Earlier this month WRAP published their latest June 2018 gate fees report titled "Comparing the costs of alternative waste treatment options" showing the gate fee data for 2017. Gate fees are the charges levied upon a given quantity of waste received at a waste processing facility - in the case…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, gate fees, gate fees report, Wrap, anthesis, waste management, emiliano lewis

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PRESS RELEASE: “Tide may be turning” for UK anaerobic digestion industry

The “tide may be turning” for the UK anaerobic digestion (AD) industry, according to the head of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA).

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Tags: press release, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, market report, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, RHI, food waste, circular economy package, on-farm AD

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National Infrastructure Commission calls for mandatory separate food waste collections by 2025

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Last week, the National Infrastructure Commission released their National Infrastructure Assessment. The Assessment, which you can read here, aims to provide a clear, long term strategy for the UK’s economic infrastructure from 2020 to 2050, which can then provide long term clarity for industry and the supply chain. The Commission…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, national infrastructure commission, national infrastructure assessment, separate food waste collections, Defra, resources and waste strategy, nic, thom koller

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CIWM chief sets out implications of EU Circular Economy Package for UK food waste recycling

This article first appeared on CIWM Journal Online. The implications of the EU's Circular Economy Package for food waste recycling in the UK will be a key theme of UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, taking place next week at the NEC in Birmingham. The expo is free…

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Tags: CIWM, food waste, circular economy package, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA responds to CCC report

Responding to the publication of the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC's) progress report to Parliament on reducing UK emissions today, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “The CCC’s excellent report singles out two notable successes, the decarbonisation of electricity generation and emissions reductions…

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Tags: press release, committee on climate change, carbon budgets, decarbonisation, RHI, food waste, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, biomethane

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PRESS RELEASE: Europe “must get ready for food waste collections”

Local authorities and municipalities across the European Union (EU), including in the UK, need to ‘get ready’ to introduce separate food waste collections, according to the heads of the global and UK food waste recycling associations.

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Tags: press release, European Union, circular economy package, world biogas association, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, food waste

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PRESS RELEASE: Mixing of food waste and sewage to feature at global biogas expo

Ofwat’s kickstart to the burgeoning £780m bioresources market promises to make an important conference session about combining sewage sludge and food waste a must-visit at Birmingham’s NEC for UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018 (July 11th & 12th).

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Tags: press release, co-digestion, food waste, wastewater, uk ad & world biogas expo 2018

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FWOG blog: food waste operators meet to discuss opportunities and challenges

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Last week, members of ADBA's Food Waste Operator Group (FWOG) met to discuss the latest hot topics affecting the food waste sector. With attendance from Agrivert, Severn Trent Green Power, Malaby Biogas, Emerald Biogas, Biogen and Local Generation, we discussed digestate quality and market opportunities, how to increase…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, food waste, food waste operators, digestate, operator group

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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA welcomes new London Environment Strategy

Responding to the publication of the London Environment Strategy today, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: As anyone who lives in London knows, the city faces a major challenge in tackling the huge amount of food waste produced by millions of homes and businesses every day.    …

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Tags: press release, London, separate food waste collections, food waste, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion

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