Biofertiliser News for 2012

An archive of Biofertiliser Certification Scheme News

  • WRAP publish research bulletins on digestate use in agriculture

    The Digestate & Compost in Agriculture project is a four year research project looking at the use of quality anaerobic digestate (biofertiliser) and compost in agriculture...

    Posted: 20 December, 2012

  • HACCP planning for AD operators course

      AfOR is repeating the course focused on HACCP planning for AD operators, in the context of compliance with PAS110 specification...

    Posted: 2 December, 2012

  • WRAP Course: How to market, distribute and utilise anaerobic digestate in agriculture

    Back by popular demand! How to market, distribute and utilise anaerobic digestate in agriculture 28th November 2012, Millennium Madejski Reading Cost: Only £25 plus VAT This one day WRAP course will help operators: Better understand the application of their digestate...

    Posted: 1 November, 2012

  • Environment Agency invites comments on redrafted AD Quality Protocol - last chance to comment

    The Environment Agency has invited REA to provide comments on proposals for revision of the Anaerobic Digestion Quality Protocol.   Am email has been sent out to operators and REA members and the relevant documents are attached below...

    Posted: 3 October, 2012

  • AfOR members vote to strengthen advocacy for organic wastes sector

    Renewable Energy Association Press Release IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4th September 2012 REA integrates leading compost and biogas association The attached photo shows Gaynor Hartnell and Jeremy Jacobs at the REA’s new offices...

    Posted: 4 September, 2012

  • WRAP funded consultancy support for achieving PAS110 now available

    WRAP are providing funding for another 10 plants to recevie consultant assistance to help achieve certification to the PAS110 and ADQP. The funding is for 10 plants and is due to finish end of March 2013. There are 3 days of consultant support available per plant...

    Posted: 19 June, 2012

  • Langage AD : Fifth AD plant to attain end of waste standard.

    On the 10th May Langage AD became the fifth Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant in the UK to become certified under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme...

    Posted: 23 May, 2012

  • SEPA issues new Position Statement

    SEPA has revised its position on the classification of outputs from AD processes. This has been amended to include the use of off spec and unused batches of alcohol and alcoholic beverages that are covered under EWC code 16 03 05 (including those that are hazardous waste)...

    Posted: 16 May, 2012

  • Advanced AD operators course dates confirmed - June 27 & 28, 2012

    REA Biogas in association with IBBK are running a training course for AD plant operators which will have particular emphasis on biological activity and biogas production. The course will be provided by highly qualified technicians with over 20 years experience in the German biogas industry...

    Posted: 25 April, 2012

  • GWE Biogas achieves PAS110 and ADQP certification

    Congratulations to GWE Biogas whose Sandhill Biogas Plant became the fourth AD site to become certified under the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme...

    Posted: 24 April, 2012

  • Association for Organics Recycling - Annual Conference - 15th March 2012

    Venue: Chesford Grange, Kenilworth, Nr Warwick, CV8 2LD AfOR Conference - "Game on: winning the organics diversion race" Register for the Conference Over recent years the biological waste treatment industry has expanded substantially and the technological process mix has bec...

    Posted: 15 March, 2012

  • EU End of Waste - WRAP Impact Assessment & Defra Summary

    Attached below arre the details of the WRAP Impact Assessment work programme which is for looking at the potential impact of possible changes to the way in which we define end of waste in the UK...

    Posted: 27 February, 2012

  • BCS Consults AD Industry on EoW Proposals

    The Biofertiliser Certification Scheme will eventually be aligned with any new criteria and the Joint Research Centre's Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-ITPS) has produced document called Technical Report for End of Waste Criteria on Biodegradable Waste – 2nd Technic...

    Posted: 5 January, 2012