Tag: Incineration

London report calls for less incineration and more AD

ADBA has welcomed a report published by the London Assembly’s Environment Committee that describes incineration of household waste as one of the ‘least desirable forms of management in the waste hierarchy’. The report states that the amount of waste sent for incineration has more…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, food waste, renewable financial incentives, London, clean air, incineration

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London Assembly investigation into waste generation, handling and disposal


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The London Assembly's Environment Committee has launched a call for evidence as part of their investigation into London’s waste generation, handling and disposal. You can download the call for evidence here. Views are welcomed until 28 July 2017. The three main areas of focus are: Waste…

Posted in: News for Members, Policy updates

Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste, food waste operators, Mayor of London, london assembly, recycling, Energy from Waste, incineration, Circular Economy, thom koller

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Waste combustion - ADBA call for evidence


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The amount of waste sent to landfill each year has been falling in recent years. It is half what it was 20 years ago. The amount being sent for combustion in energy recovery plants has been increasing, as has recycling. These two methods will continue to increase in the coming years…

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Tags: food waste operators, incineration, Energy from Waste, waste combustion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: 15,000 tonnes of turkey and Christmas pudding recycled for green energy

A staggering 15,000 tonnes of festive food, the same weight as 45 Boeing 747’s, was transformed into renewable energy by food waste recycling leaders Biogen over the holiday season. The mountain of food waste, which would otherwise have gone to landfill or incineration, was processed across the company’s national…

Posted in: Members' press release

Tags: member's press release, food waste, christmas, turkey, Biogen, landfill, incineration, simon musther, colin burns, merevale, warwickshire, biofertiliser, Derek Sivyer

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Industry recognises food waste’s role in green cities

ADBA’s second dinner debate formed a consensus on the substantial potential of food waste as a vital resource for greener, smarter city designs. Held in central London under Chatham House Rule, the debate included leaders from AD operators, waste collection firms, residual waste treatment sites and waste management…

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Tags: executive dinner debate, press release, food waste, urban design, smart cities, cities, green cities, incineration, waste hierachy, government, local authorities, resource, recycling, biomethane, transport, Derek Sivyer

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