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Defra responds to consistency in recycling collections in England consultation ADBA welcomes Defra’s positive decisions on food waste collections for households and businesses ADBA recommendations taken on board Many respondents mention AD as a technology to improve food waste treatment. The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the response from Defra to […]

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Company Shop Group Secures Landmark Government Funding to Tackle Food Waste   Government awards £2 million to food waste pioneer Group’s Harnessing Harder to Reach Surplus project set to save additional 3,000 tonnes of good food from going to waste Company Shop Group, the UK’s largest commercial redistributor of surplus food and household products, has […]

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Funding for food waste collections needed sooner rather than later Food waste recycling industry calls for funding for collections to be fast-tracked Separate collections to save local authorities over £1 billion in operational costs by 2050 Environmental benefit of recycling inedible food waste equal to taking 750,000 cars off the road for a year The […]

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Brexit must not stop UK signing up to new EU recycling targets – ADBA UK anaerobic digestion industry welcomes proposed EU circular economy package Proposed new EU-wide targets include no food waste to landfill by 2024 Trade body says UK must adopt targets regardless of EU membership The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has welcomed […]

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NEW AD MAP CELEBRATES OVER 500 UK PLANTS   The UK anaerobic digestion industry now has over 500 operational plants, and following the launch of ADBA’s interactive map they’re easier to see and find than ever.   The industry association’s database features 540 sites which are producing biogas from food waste, agricultural materials, industrial effluents […]

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Food Waste Recycling Action Plan shows government recognising value of food waste Responding to the launch of the Food Waste Recycling Action Plan at UK AD & Biogas 2016, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan has been a positive, collaborative process between […]

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