ADBA National Conference 2019

Committee on Climate Change CEO Chris Stark to headline ADBA National Conference 2019

ADBA National Conference 2019 will feature an "In Conversation with" session with Chris Stark, CEO of the UK Committee on Climate Change. Conference...

Leftover grain from breweries could be converted into fuel for homes

A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has developed a seemingly low cost technique to convert left over barley from alcohol breweries into carbon, which could...

Diaper waste solution wins global green start-up award

A clean fuel start-up from Kenya has won the latest ClimateLaunchpad, a global green start-up competition. The start-up, Leafy Ke, which converts used diapers...

Councils could begin charging for garden waste, according to survey

More than a third (36%) of environmental services managers in councils, local authorities, government or infrastructure agencies rank ‘mounting environmental responsibilities’ among the three...

US research aims to advance AD processes for the production of biofuels

A multi-institutional team led by Colorado State University (CSU) has been awarded $5.1 million from the US Department of Energy to try to improve...

Specialist firm develops eco-solution for Japanese knotweed waste

Japanese knotweed removal firm Environet UK has developed a method for converting waste from Japanese knotweed and other invasive plants into biochar, with the...

World Biogas Association’s newest members applaud mission to bring industry together to achieve its...

The World Biogas Association (WBA) is bringing the industry together to look at how fast its members could build the infrastructure to collect and treat all the organic wastes generated by society

AI firm raises $20m to continue its fight against food waste

Tech company Winnow has announced the raising of $12 million in a Series B funding round led by Ingka Group and Mustard Seed

Making biofuels from seawater rather than crude oil

Researchers from The University of Manchester are using synthetic biology to explore a more efficient way to produce the next generation of bio-based jet fuels – partly made from seawater

AD and the UK’s net-zero emissions commitment: ADBA conference to discuss

ADBA’s flagship event returns in December 2019, "marking 10 years of ADBA and 10 years before the UK government must reduce emissions by 57%"

New partnership in waste pile management solutions

Equipment rental firm Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for two innovative products that help waste...
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Utility-university partnership to fine tune AD

A partnership between University of York researchers and Yorkshire Water (YW) will work to optimise next-generation anaerobic digestion (AD) facilities .

Industry first liquid bio methane offering

Flogas Britain – a major supplier of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) – has added liquid biomethane (Bio-LNG) to its...

PAS 110 Complacency? Time to raise the bar, says organic waste firm

As the Environment Agency begins to review its Quality Protocol’s (QPs), it is time, according to one technology provider, to raise the bar much...

AD experts join forces to give operators greater access to viable feedstocks

Two well-known service providers in the anaerobic digestion sector are joining forces with the aim of delivering greater access to rapid, more accurate testing. AD...
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Defra responds to consistency in recycling collections in England consultation

The UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has welcomed the response from Defra to the Consistency in Household and Business Recycling Collections in England consultation .

Waste oil recycling business recognised in Technology and Innovation category of The National Family...

East Yorkshire-based family business Brocklesby has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading family businesses, chosen as a finalist in the Technology and...
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Making haste, not waste

Envirotec asks QUBE Renewables about the challenges of deploying small-scale, local biogas energy generating systems, with particular emphasis on a recent project to convert rice straw to biogas in the Philippines .
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Biomethane still ahead, for greening transport

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) marked Clean Air Day on 20 June by highlighting the important contribution to be made by biogas and biomethane from AD, when it comes to cutting our carbon emissions and greening our transport network .
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A different approach to drying

Envirotec spoke to UK distributor REC about the Dryclone air drying system, and about the opportunities that exist to dry bio-waste and sludges at significant cost savings by using waste heat and electricity generated on site .
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