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ADBA makes case for biogas in response to Heat Inquiry

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We have submitted our response to the parliamentary Heat Inquiry, which is examining how heat demand as well as emissions and costs from heat, can be reduced and wider sustainability issues around heat generation. Role of AD in heat generation Our response emphasised the flexibility of biogas as a renewable…

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Tags: biomethane to grid, heat, Heat Inquiry, Jordan Marshall, landfill ban, preliminary accreditation, RHI, source segregation

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Complying with changes to Waste Regulations: advice for Scottish businesses

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An information campaign has been launched to make Scottish businesses aware of the changes to waste regulations that will come into force from January 2014, which includes a website with advice on how to prepare. From 1 January next year, all organisations in Scotland will have to recycle their plastic, metal, glass,…

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Tags: landfill ban, separate food waste collections, source segregation, Zero Waste Scotland

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UK & European waste policy under review

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Waste Management Plan for England We will shortly be submitting our response to Defra’s consultation on a Waste Management Plan for England, which draws together existing waste management policy in England, and is a requirement of the European revised Waste Framework Directive (rWFD). Our response focuses on government’s…

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Tags: Defra, European Commission, Jordan Marshall, landfill ban, Landfill Directive, source segregation, Waste Framework Directive, waste review

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Government quashes Lords' call for ban on organics to landfill

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Following our update that an amendment to the Energy Bill had been tabled in the Lords calling for government to move towards eliminating sending organic waste to landfill, we can now inform you that this amendment has disappointlingly been withdrawn although there was extensive discussion in the Lords of the…

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Tags: DECC, energy bill, food waste, Jordan Marshall, landfill ban, separate food waste collections, source segregation

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Lords propose ban on organic waste to landfill

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An amendment to the Energy Bill has been tabled in the Lords, urging government to take steps towards banning sending organic waste to landfill in order to release the resource for renewable energy generation. We strongly support this amendment, as it would mean that food waste could no longer be…

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Tags: Defra, energy bill, food waste, landfill ban, source segregation

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Green Alliance advocates landfill ban

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In a report titled ‘Why we need landfill bans’ leading environmental think tank Green Alliance have demonstrated that UK organisations could save £508m in avoided landfill costs and £693m could be generated in the value recovered from sending our food waste to anaerobic digestion. This report has followed the debate…

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Tags: food waste, landfill ban, source segregation

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