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2030 EU deal: renewables to provide 27% of energy

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Extending the current binding targets to 2020, the European Commission this week announced EU-wide 2030 targets for cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and generating energy from renewable sources. A 40% cut in GHG emissions (relative to 1990 levels), alongside the use of at least 27% of energy from renewables will be required across member states…

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Tags: 2030 targets, air pollution, biomethane vehicles, Climate Change Act, climate change targets, EU, European Commission, GHG emissions, Jordan Marshall, renewable target

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ADBA to give evidence to Lords on food waste

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As part of a parliamentary inquiry into food waste prevention at the EU level, witnesses have been giving evidence which has included a reiteration of the benefits that source segregation can deliver for waste reduction. The inquiry is considering what role EU regulation and guidance can play in preventing food…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, EU, European Commission, food waste prevention, Jordan Marshall, separate food waste collections, source segregation, waste targets

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Government launches review of EU responsibility on energy & agriculture policies

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Government has launched calls for evidence examining the balance of competences between the UK and the European Union on energy and agricultural policies. These two reviews form part of the 32 taking place, which are analysing specific areas of EU competence to ascertain what UK membership of the EU means for…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, EU, Jordan Marshall, Landfill Directive

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EU examining sustainable phosphorus use

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The European Union is consulting on the sustainable use of phosphorus, which presents an excellent opportunity to make the case that digestate generated in the AD process allows critical nutrients, such as phosphorus, to be returned to land to support food production. The consultation document notes that “supplies are limited…

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Tags: End of waste, EU, Jordan Marshall, phosphorus, separate food waste collections, source segregation

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European biogas markets analysed in new report

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The EU has published their Annual Biofuels Report, which includes an overview of the biogas and biomethane market in various countries. In its overview of biogas, the report notes that “Germany and the UK are the two largest biogas producers in the EU. Germany generates 90 percent of its biogas from…

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Tags: biogas, biomethane as a transport fuel, biomethane to grid, EU, Jordan Marshall

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ADBA responds to review of EU/UK responsibility for environmental policy

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Our response to the consultation examining the interaction of EU and UK level policy on the environment and climate change largely welcomed the impact of EU-level policy, particularly with regard to waste policy. Benefits of EU-level responsibility We emphasised that the overarching revised Waste Framework Directive (rWFD) has provided the…

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Tags: DECC, Defra, End of waste, EU, Jordan Marshall, source segregation, Waste Framework Directive

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European Waste Review underway

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The European Commission has launched a review of key targets in the Waste Framework Directive, the Landfill Directive and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. The review is scheduled by the provisions of the directives, and aims to bring these targets in line with the Commission’s ambitions of promoting…

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Tags: EU, Jordan Marshall, Waste Framework Directive, Waste Policy

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Consultation on European Waste Review begins

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The European Commission this week launched a review of key targets in the Waste Framework Directive, the Landfill Directive and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. The review is scheduled by the provisions of the directives, and aims to bring these targets in line with the Commission’s ambitions of…

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Tags: EU, European Commission, Waste Policy

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