Monthly Archives: August 2015

21 Aug, 2015

Feed-in Tariff changes could destroy renewables sector says REA

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Proposals from the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) to remove pre-accreditation and pre-registration from the Feed-in Tariff scheme have the potential to kill off popular sectors of the renewables industry, according to the Renewable Energy Association (REA).

20 Aug, 2015

Invitation to the BBIA Bioeconomy Workshop

By | August 20th, 2015|Newsletter Issue 1, Our news|0 Comments

The BBIA will be hosting a workshop designed to bring together those working in the bioeconomy sector in the UK: companies, research institutes, associations, consultants and start-ups.

20 Aug, 2015

BBIA gives views on EU Circular Economy

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The BBIA has presented its views on the Circular Economy consultation to the European Commission.

19 Aug, 2015

David Newman: thoughts from the MD on our focus and objectives

By | August 19th, 2015|Newsletter, Newsletter Issue 1|0 Comments

When we started talking a year ago about opening a UK association to represent bio-based and biodegradable producing and converting companies, I had just about finished a long series of activities in the organic waste business and as part of a team that had successfully worked to get Italian and then EU legislation through to reduce plastic bag consumption. It had been a thrilling ride, and crowned with personal satisfaction too.

19 Aug, 2015

BBIA engages

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Since its establishment in June 2015 the BBIA has immediately engaged with policy makers.

18 Aug, 2015

Beverage giant Diageo turns whisky waste into renewable heat

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British multinational alcoholic beverage company Diageo yesterday (17 August) began operating an anaerobic digestion (AD) facility at its Glendullan distillery in Speyside, Scotland, turning waste into fuel.

18 Aug, 2015

Interview with Nathalie Moll, EuropaBio: Industrial biotech plays a vital role in developing the enzymes and fermentation processes used in biorefineries

By | August 18th, 2015|News from the web|0 Comments

“Biobased products are perfect examples of the shift towards a circular economy as they are made from renewable raw materials rather than from finite fossil carbon sources," says Nathalie Moll in interview with Mario Bonaccorso.

10 Aug, 2015

UK anaerobic digestion capacity grows by 32 per cent in one year

By | August 10th, 2015|Our news|0 Comments

Figures released by the Department of Energy & Climate Change indicate a sharp increase in anaerobic digestion capacity in the UK outside of the water industry.

7 Aug, 2015

Save The Date – European Funding for Materials and Nanotechnology, Chemistry and Manufacturing in 2016 Launch Event

By | August 7th, 2015|News from the web|0 Comments

This event, brought to you by KTN in partnership with Innovate UK and SusChem UK, will mark the launch of the 2016 Horizon 2020 funding calls for nanotechnologies, advanced materials, biotechnology and advanced manufacturing and processing and will cover the following themes: Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Biotechnologies Advanced manufacturing and processing Energy [...]

5 Aug, 2015

The life cycle of compostable carrier bags

By | August 5th, 2015|News from the web|0 Comments

Check out this video on how Oldham Council addressed the contamination of organic waste being sent to landfill, and its challenges of creating higher disposal costs and reduced feedstock for the IVC plant, by collaborating with The co-operative food.