Biogas News for 2017

An archive of Biogas News

  • Biofertiliser Certification Scheme reports record membership at the end of its tenth year

    This well-established scheme, owned by REAL, is now reporting a record 67 participants as of December, can reduce costs for operators and covers the process straight through from input all the way through to digestate quality...

    Posted: 13 December, 2017

  • WRAP launches its eleventh annual gate fee survey

    WRAP is undertaking its eleventh annual gate fees survey, which investigates gate fees paid at waste treatment facilities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. As before, the key aim of the study is to increase transparency in the waste treatment market...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • EA launches Strategic Review of Charges Consultation

    The Environment Agency has today launched their consultation on the long-anticipated Strategic Review of Charges. This is a wholesale review of a number of charging schemes for the permitting services provided by the Environment Agency for the period of 2018-2023...

    Posted: 6 December, 2017

  • Bridgend and Swansea award Agrivert a 15-year food waste recycling contract

    Eight months after the opening of their 4th Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant facility in Bridgend, Agrivert has signed a 15-year contract with Bridgend & Swansea to recycle approximately 18,000 tonnes of food waste collected from their residents each year...

    Posted: 24 August, 2017

  • Latest edition of the ORG magazine

    The latest edition of ORG's quarterly magazine Organics Recycling is now available on-line. This provides an additional, convenient way in which REA members can read about biodegradable waste management topics...

    Posted: 24 August, 2017

  • Quality Action plan publish survey results on quality of feedstocks and compost and digestate.

    The Quality Action Plan (the QAP) is a cross-industry working group (including REA's ORG) focussed on the continuous improvement of compost and digestate products...

    Posted: 11 August, 2017

  • New guidance for food waste collection published

    New guidance has been published that is designed for companies collecting food waste from businesses to help them save money, manage compliance risk and provide their customers with a better service...

    Posted: 10 August, 2017

  • Countryside Productivity Scheme provides grants that could support digestate

    The RDPE Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England which improve productivity in the farming and forestry sectors and help create jobs and growth in the rural economy. It is administered by the Rural Payments Agency (RPA). See further information here...

    Posted: 31 July, 2017