waste management

Landfill gate fees rise as volume shrinks

Landfill gate fees rise as volume shrinks Landfill gate fees increased in 2016 by just under 5% while fees for most other facilities fell, according to WRAP’s annual Gate Fees Report, which also showed a wide divergence in transactions at … Read More

anaerobic digestion

Anaerobic Digestion Now Powers Over a Million Homes, Report Finds

AD Now Powers Over a Million Homes, Report Finds A new report shows that anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK now have enough capacity to power over a million homes. The report shows that AD in the UK now … Read More

landfill waste

AD overtakes landfill energy production

Anaerobic digestion (AD) now generates more energy than the landfill gas sector, according to new figures. The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than … Read More

london recycling

Anaerobic Digestion & Renewable Energy Industries Welcome UK Carbon Budget Decision

Anaerobic Digestion & Renewable Energy Industries Welcome UK Carbon Budget Decision The UK government has confirmed the Committee on Carbon Change’s recommended carbon budget, laying out a 57% reduction in carbon emissions from 1990 levels during 2027-32. Following the referendum … Read MoreRead More

waste to energy

Stepping up Investments for Anaerobic Digestion

1.6 million Tonnes of food are now being recycled through AD compared to 0.3-0.4 million tonnes in 2010, but waste policy in England is holding up investment compared to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The industry awaits news in the … Read More


Food waste gate fees are dropping as AD capacity in the UK increases

Average gate fees have fallen by as much as £50 per tonne since 2013 to a rate of £18-£40 per tonne today. This is due to organic recyclers reducing their food waste gate fees as competition for the feedstock from … Read More

Green Investment Bank to Fund £15m Waste-to-Energy Plant in London

According to a recent announcement, the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) plans to invest in a new £15 million waste-to-energy facility in London, the facility will generate 7,400 MWh of renewable electricity each year, enough to power 1,750 homes. The … Read More

First Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Plant Introduced

Wales’ First Minister Carwyn Jones officially opened the Prosiect GwyriAD plant at a recycling plant in Llwyn Isaf, near Caernarfon, bringing online the country’s first purpose built anaerobic digestion (AD) for generating power from food waste. The £6m project which … Read More

Do You Know Everything You Need to Know About Anaerobic Digestion?

If you haven’t heard about anaerobic digestion yet, this blog post is the perfect place to start, and if you have, then you will know that technology is an ideal way for businesses to recycle their waste and cut their … Read More

The On Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund

The on Farm Anaerobic Digestion Fund has been developed to help farmers in England get financial support to build small scale AD plants on their farms. According to WRAPs understanding, the main barriers which are preventing anaerobic digestion (AD) on … Read More