UK’s biggest green gas producer to launch biology consultancy

On 8 April, Future Biogas - "the UK’s biggest green gas producer" - will launch a subsidiary consultancy service. Called Fern AD, it will...

Courtauld Commitment figures prove ‘food for thought’

The latest figures published in WRAP’s Courtauld Commitment 2025 Milestone Progress Report indicate that food waste rates in the UK have decreased. But...

Biomethane could deliver 30% of the UK’s 2030 carbon budget in hardest to decarbonise...

With a supportive policy environment, anaerobic digestion (AD) technology could produce 8 billion m3 biomethane/year, enough to heat 6.4 million homes, by 2030, according...

Project secures EU funding to create sugars, chemicals and plastics from household waste

An 11-strong European consortium has secured funding for a project to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of generating waste sugars derived from household waste and...

Trade group reiterates the environmental and economic value of biogas to new ministers

Appointments of new COP26 President and Environment Secretary triggers renewed efforts to demonstrate the benefits of biogas for decarbonising the UK and global...

Boost your biogas yield with free silage training day, suggests AD expert firm

Specialist consultancy FM BioEnergy is running a series of silage training days in March, in conjunction with operators in the AD sphere Calling all on-farm...

Become an insect farmer to turn muck into brass and help save the planet,...

A ‘how-to’ guide on the benefits of becoming an insect farmer was published by Zero Waste Scotland on 14 January. "You won’t need acres of...

£540k investment for “first of its kind” organic waste facility near Glasgow

Organic waste recycling firm Keenan Recycling has secured £540,000 from Zero Waste Scotland’s Circular Economy Investment Fund. The £18 million fund provides investment...
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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 .