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ADBA Digestate Data Collection

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ADBA are asking members to provide us with digestate analysis data. As a trade association data is priceless and this data will support: policy development, regulatory changes, industry enquiries, best practice, and benchmarking for our member operators. Over the last few months, we have received 25 separate analysis results…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, agricultural, digestate, data, bench marking, sam hinton

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Urgent Consultation Feedback Required: Challenges and Choices (Environment Agency)

The Environment Agency is consulting on the challenges and choices consultation that is related to river basin management and planning. The consultations aim is to protect and improve the water sources and ensure an optimum balance between people and nature. Whilst ensuring this balance the consultation addresses…

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Tags: 25 year environment plan, consultation, member benefits, digestate, waste water, agricultural, sam hinton

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Summarising Defra’s post on the Environment Bill’s environmental targets

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On the 19th August 2020 the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published a policy paper on the Environment Bill and its environmental targets. The paper sets out Defra's thinking on possible objectives for targets. The 3 parts of the document are titled below and some of the AD…

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Tags: Defra, environmental bill, sam hinton, soil health, digestate, nitrogen, phosphorous, waste water

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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…

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

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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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Changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive: urgent call for industry feedback

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This week, BEIS released a number of consultations on future support for clean heat. Among them was a stakeholder notice outlining the government’s intention to make changes to the Non-Domestic RHI (NDRHI) scheme, including the response to the COVID-19 crisis, with an urgent deadline of 19th May to…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, RHI, beis, Ofgem, digestate, financial incentives, rebecca thompson, covid-19, corona virus, coronavirus, rhi tariff guarantees

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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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Important Call for Evidence – Waste Quality Protocols Review

The Environment Agency are in the process of reviewing the QPs for Compost, Anaerobic Digestate, and Poultry Litter Ash. At this point no decision has been made as to whether the Environment Agency (EA) will continue or withdraw its support for these QPs. ADBA would like your input so we…

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Tags: Environment Agency, quality protocol, anaerobic digestion, digestate, regulations, sam hinton

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Nitrates and Slurry & Silage Storage Regulations Review by DEFRA

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The Water Quality and Agriculture Team at Defra is reviewing the Nitrates and Slurry & Silage Storage Regulations (the Terms of Reference for this review can be found here). It aims to update the 2015 Nitrate Pollution Prevention Regulations in response to stakeholder feedback. SSAFO (Slurry and Silage) Regulations is included…

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Tags: Defra, saffo, nitrate, digestate, anaerobic digestion, regulations, sam hinton

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How can AD deliver Scotland’s local energy plan? Feed in your views!

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The Scottish Government is consulting on its Local Energy Policy and ADBA's is be feeding in to make sure AD is part of the solution! But we want to hear from you to make sure we're representing the views of our members. We are carefully reviewing the Policy…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, consultation, UK AD & Biogas, digestate, Scotland, net zero, just transition commission, rebecca thompson, Scottish Government, adba scottish 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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Expert workshop – Innovations in sustainable bioenergy feedstocks

The workshop was organised by Ricardo and run with BEIS to explore how innovations could increase; supply, profitability, reduce risk, and allow crops to be grown in a wider range of conditions and improve harvesting or planting techniques for bioenergy. The workshop tended to focus on GHG accounting current and…

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Tags: sam hinton, anaerobic digestion, bioenergy, energy crops, digestate, future feedstock, R&D, beis, crop operators

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ADBA features in Bioenergy Insight Magazine

Charlotte Morton, ADBA Chief Executive, shows how anaerobic digestion can contribute to greener and more effective use of our land and a cleaner, greener environment. Read the full interview on page 22 of Bioenergy Insight magazine here .

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, biogas, digestate, land use, bioenergy

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Informing Defra policy - please provide your input

We are supporting a new research study to map the AD and composting industries. This is an important opportunity for the sector to feed in data and views to inform Defra policy. Changes in policy could impact upon your business in the future. The study will collect a range of…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, food waste, consultation, Defra, digestate, UK AD & Biogas, rebecca thompson, Wrap, organics recycyling survey

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All 13 Quality Protocols to be reviewed by the Environment Agency

Background: Quality Protocols (QPs), end of waste frameworks, were produced between 2004 and 2015 and are recognised by the Environment Agency (EA) and used by industry on a voluntary basis to identify the point at which waste, having been fully recovered, may be regarded as a non-waste product. This means the waste…

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Tags: environmental regulation, quality protocol, anaerobic digestion, digestate, sam hinton

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