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ADBA assess potential impact of smart cities on circular economy

ADBA Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, will be speaking at this morning’s (05/03/15) Resource event on the future potential impact on the circular economy. The panel session, which starts at 11am in the #ThinkCircular theatre at the ExCel Centre in London, will assess how circularity can be embedded into smart…

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Tags: resource event, smart cities, Circular Economy, circularity, urban design, urban ecosystems, city living, cities, food waste, biomethane, air quality, nutrient recovery, Derek Sivyer

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UK business and trade bodies unite against EU plans to axe circular economy package

Resources & Environmental Management Industries, Manufacturers and NGOs have today united in opposition against EU plans, due to be put before a vote of the European Commission today, on its work programme for 2015, which may remove support for the Circular Economy package. The UK’s most influential representative bodies…

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Tags: EU, foe, eef, eic, tag, Circular Economy, green jobs, Derek Sivyer

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Industry unites in dismay at news on EU’s Circular Economy Package

Resources & Environmental Managament Industries, Manufacturers and NGO's unite to state dismay at news about Circular Economy Package, and call for Defra to express support The UK’s most influential representative bodies for the resource and waste management sector have combined with EEF the manufacturers’ organisation, the…

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Tags: tag, Circular Economy, lobby, political, Defra, liz truss, Derek Sivyer

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London Infrastructure Plan 2050 - ADBA’s response submitted

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The Mayor of London recently asked for views on the capital's first long term infrastructure plan, the consultation aimed to gain views on how London can grow and develop. This could have significant implications for future recycling services and the use of biomethane in vehicles. Following my blog on 24…

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Tags: Mayor of London, Circular Economy, London, sustainability, will bushby, consultation, food waste operators, Waste, energy

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London Infrastructure Plan 2050

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The Mayor of London has asked for views on London's first long-term infrastructure plan. This is a consultation about London's growth and contains a number of issues relevant to the future of resources and energy in the capital. The 'London Infrastructure Plan 2050 A Consultation' document sets out what…

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Tags: Mayor of London, Circular Economy, London, sustainability, will bushby, consultation, food waste operators

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Parliamentary inquiry: Growing the circular economy

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A parliamentary committee is undertaking an inquiry into growing the circular economy, presenting an excellent opportunity to make the case for the economic and environmental benefits that anaerobic digestion (AD) and separate food waste collections can deliver. The Environmental Audit Committee’s inquiry will examine the potential economic value of…

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Tags: Circular Economy, Jordan Marshall, Parliament

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ADBA conference calls for more focus on nutrient recycling

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Speakers in the main debate at the ADBA National Conference today [3 Dec] on ‘Can we afford not to recycle nutrients and organic matter?’ pushed the government to increase focus on the wider benefits of AD alongside energy generation. Chairing the debate Tony Juniper said: &ldquo…

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Tags: ADBA events, ADBA National Conference, Alan Knight, Circular Economy, Michael Chesshire, nutrient recycling, Patrick Holden, Rembrandt Koppelaar, Tony Juniper

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Government must make more of anaerobic digestion - Juniper

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Speaking ahead of the ADBA National Conference [3 Dec] where he will be chairing a session, Tony Juniper*, said: “A range of cutting edge technologies offer the opportunity to achieve economic and job creation benefits while at the same time meeting environmental goals. Government really needs to…

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Tags: Circular Economy, National Conference, nutrient recycling, Tony Juniper

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Food waste vital to the circular economy

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Welcoming the Environmental Services Association (ESA) report Going for Growth – A Practical Route to a Circular Economy, launched yesterday [Mon 10], Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, ADBA said: The government has recognised that AD realises the ‘greatest environmental benefit’ of any treatment option for food waste,…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Circular Economy, ESA, food waste

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UK could generate $1.5bn PA from household food waste

Welcoming the Ellen MacCarthur Foundation’s latest report, Towards the circular economy Vol.2: opportunities for the consumer goods sector released today, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive, The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association, said: It is excellent to see clear recognition of the intrinsic value stored in the food that we…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Circular Economy, Ellen MacCarthur Foundation, food waste

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