The topic today is the UK Waste Regs. and how important it is when planning a UK energy from waste project, not to “fall and get hurt by” the Waste Hierarchy!
“Overview; Conventional technologies; Advanced conversion technologies; Environmental controls; Obstacles to energy from waste; Anaerobic digestion strategy …https://www.gov.uk/generating-energy-from-waste-including-…”
The link above will take you to a new page which is a great starting point for anyone looking for an official page setting out the current requirements for compliance of new AD plants (and also feedstock changes to existing energy from waste facilities), with UK regulations and we recommend that those starting out to plan an AD Plant/ Biogas Plant in the UK will find this new page very useful.
“Recovering energy from waste is only appropriate for waste that cannot be prevented, reused or recycled with less greenhouse gas emitted.Energy recovery can be a sustainable option for waste that would otherwise go to landfill and create landfill methane emissions.”