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Controversial anaerobic digester plans rejected by planning committee

Controversial anaerobic digester plans rejected by planning committee | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
CONTROVERSIAL plans for an anaerobic digester in North Yorkshire have been thrown out by a planning committee.
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such a shame...  we need more AD - especially from good developers.

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What's Happened To Halt AD Progress? - CIWM Journal Online

What's Happened To Halt AD Progress? - CIWM Journal Online | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Is Tamar's withdrawal from developing new anaerobic digestion an isolated issue, or is it of more significance and a reflection of the market?
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Drilling boom means more harmful waste spills

Drilling boom means more harmful waste spills | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
A side effect of oil and gas production: spills of wastewater that foul the land, kill wildlife and threaten freshwater supplies.
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not just about carbon

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Rat race over Scandinavia's household waste

Rat race over Scandinavia's household waste | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Norway and Sweden are locked in a tug-of-war over dozens of lorries that cross the border each day carrying loads of precious cargo: garbage.
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Illustrates the need to remove incineration incentives and indeed penalise them as we near over capacity.  Excellent article

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Anaerobic digestion specialists urge DECC to support industry

Anaerobic digestion specialists urge DECC to support industry | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Following DECC's review of its tariff regime support for renewable technologies in which it unveiled a package of measures to reduce subsidies to renewable energy in what it says is an effort to keep down household bills, Tamar Energy chief executive Willie Heller has called on the government to ensure its policy reflects the waste hierarchy and puts recycling in anaerobic digestion (AD) above disposal by incineration or to landfill.
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Minister hints support for ‘voluntary’ food waste goals - letsrecycle.com

Minister hints support for ‘voluntary’ food waste goals - letsrecycle.com | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Recycling Minister Rory Stewart shows support for Food Waste (Reduction) Bill but hints at voluntary scheme
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the second mic must be to pick up when he talks from his ... ?

 

if supermarkets are obligated, could charities monopolise food waste brokerage, taking it in whatever state and selling it to biogas?  Not such a risk if applied to supermarkets but if extended to food production...  

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Banana peel wars: Composting is becoming more popular, but not everyone loves the rotting piles - The Boston Globe

Banana peel wars: Composting is becoming more popular, but not everyone loves the rotting piles - The Boston Globe | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
As composting goes from green edge to mainstream, decomposing material becomes the source of pride, obsession--and tension.
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Leftover food waste recycled for compost pilot - Living - Fort Hood Sentinel

Leftover food waste recycled for compost pilot - Living - Fort Hood Sentinel | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
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Drilling boom means more harmful waste spills

Drilling boom means more harmful waste spills | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy so...
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Food security: businesses want government intervention, to avoid long term risk - Blue and Green Tomorrow

Food security: businesses want government intervention, to avoid long term risk - Blue and Green Tomorrow | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
A new report from WWF-UK finds that businesses want to see government taking bold actions to create a food system that serves citizens, the economy and pla
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Remediation technology and innovation takes centre stage - Journal of Commerce

Remediation technology and innovation takes centre stage - Journal of Commerce | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
erin brockovich – the real-life one – is headlining this year's remtech conference in banff, alta.
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Anaerobic Digestion Plant Operator | Jobs | ADBA | Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association

Recruiter: Rockscape
Role: Anaerobic Digestion Plant Operator

Further to expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join a progressive renewable
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Biogas opportunities from organic waste

Biogas opportunities from organic waste | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
With support from the Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board Willunga Environment Centre is hosting an evening to discuss biogas opportunities from organic waste
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Green light for London Elephant Park energy hub Ι Construction Enquirer

Green light for London Elephant Park energy hub Ι Construction Enquirer | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
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In order for companies to use Biomethane based CHP... there needs to be the infrastructure to produce and inject it  #moreAD

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Chile gas firm to produce biogas from market waste - PetrolPlaza - News

Chile gas firm to produce biogas from market waste - PetrolPlaza - News | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
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Government admits renewables cut could mean 63 million tonnes more CO2 - Blue and Green Tomorrow

Government admits renewables cut could mean 63 million tonnes more CO2 - Blue and Green Tomorrow | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it

theOn Thursday the UK Government published an Impact Assessment on its plans for the early closure of the Renewables Obligation to onshore wind, a policy whic

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The Govt's current actions are certain "inglorious"

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Recognising AD’s value | Resource Magazine

Recognising AD’s value | Resource Magazine | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
As government confirms it will scrap the pre-accreditation for the feed-in tariff, ADBA’s Charlotte Morton explains the potential benefits that anaerobic digestion can bring, and calls on government to increase (or reinstate) support for the industry.
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Corbyn appoints shadow energy and environment secretaries

Corbyn appoints shadow energy and environment secretaries | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Jerermy Corbyn has named his shadow secretaries for energy and environment as the new Labour leader looks to push forward his ambitious energy reform programme.
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Energy chief: Power companies must go green or go bust

Energy chief: Power companies must go green or go bust | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Power companies that ignore the growing business and consumer demand for green energy are in danger of putting themselves out of business, a high-ranking energy executive has warned. - edie news centre
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Kesko: biogas from biowaste collected from stores will be used as energy to manufacture new Pirkka products

Kesko: biogas from biowaste collected from stores will be used as energy to manufacture new Pirkka products | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
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Biogas/Methane is just so much better!

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Retailers can take the high ground in the debate over food waste with a little help from supply chain technology and expertise. | International Supermarket News

Retailers can take the high ground in the debate over food waste with a little help from supply chain technology and expertise. | International Supermarket News | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
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Interesting article - my experience is that retailers do not directly produce that much food waste proportionally speaking, as economics have driven exceptionally efficient stock controls.  However, it's the indirect actions of them pushing down on their supply chain and in their sales approach to consumers that leads to a lot of the 15m tonnes wasted in these articles.  So may be it wasn't the retailers that were directly responsible, but where does "responsibility" start?

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Connecticut combats food waste with anaerobic digesters, disposal laws

Connecticut combats food waste with anaerobic digesters, disposal laws | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Officials have granted the first permit for a new anaerobic digestion facility to be built in Bridgeport.
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Alberta non-profit funding orphan well site remediation - Journal of Commerce

Alberta non-profit funding orphan well site remediation - Journal of Commerce | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
as the price of oil and gas continues to slide, cash-strapped companies are abandoning wells, and with that comes the need to deal with well sites.
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Worrying trend.  While companies and govts made hay they didn't store up enough in escrow to survive the fossil fuel winter.

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Cotswold District Council pledges to keep collecting food waste on a weekly basis - Gloucestershire Echo

Cotswold District Council pledges to keep collecting food waste on a weekly basis - Gloucestershire Echo | Biogas, Compost and Organic Treamtent | Scoop.it
Amid strong indications the Government no longer plans to reinstate weekly general waste collections, Cotswold District Council has moved to assure people that food caddies will still be collected...
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France in biogas project tender launch

France's environment and energy management agency has launched a tender for biogas projects in the country’s southern Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur (PACA) region.
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