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Technical Information

This section includes detailed information on the subjects relevant to both the organics sector and wider waste management industry. Updated with all the latest technical information including consultations and government body info, in this area we aim to assist you in understanding a particular topic and any requirements surrounding it.
 
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BREF - Update from subgroup meeting January 2016

BREF - Update from subgroup meeting January 2016

With the first draft of the BREF published in December, REA attended a meeting in Berlin with the biological treatment sub-group to discuss the BAT conclusions.
Consultation on proposed changes to landspreading and waste storage standard rules

Consultation on proposed changes to landspreading and waste storage standard rules

The EA wants your views on this draft business engagement assessment which considers the financial impacts of a proposal to revise standard rules that authorise the landspreading of waste on land for recovery, and separate standard rules that authorise the storage of waste destined for landspreading. Deadline 14th February.
11th Jan 2016 - Feedback needed on BAT conclusions

11th Jan 2016 - Feedback needed on BAT conclusions

We need your feedback on the BAT conclusions contained within Chapter 6 of the draft waste treatment BREF.
Draft 1 of Waste Treatment BREF

Draft 1 of Waste Treatment BREF

The first draft of the revised waste treatment BREF has been published. This includes a chapter dedicated to biological treatment.
EA technical guidance on BAT for composting and AD

EA technical guidance on BAT for composting and AD

EA have drafted some best available technique (BAT) guidance for composting and anaerobic digestion.
SEPA consultation on financial provision for waste management activities

SEPA consultation on financial provision for waste management activities

SEPA consultation on changes to requirements for applicants to demonstrate financial provision for waste management activities. Deadline 4th December.
Fire Prevention Plans Consultation

Fire Prevention Plans Consultation

The EA are updating their current guidance on fire prevention plans and welcome your views on the principles of the updated guidance. Deadline 4th March 2016
Roadmap on EU Fertilisers Regulation brings good news for UK composts and digestates

Roadmap on EU Fertilisers Regulation brings good news for UK composts and digestates

The DG GROW has released a Roadmap on the Revision of the Fertilisers Regulation on 22 October. The roadmap highlights that the Commission is considering an “optional harmonisation”, where digestate and compost that is produced and used nationally (ie not traded across borders) may not be required to comply with the requirements of the future Fertilisers Regulation.
APHA consultation on introduction of new fees

APHA consultation on introduction of new fees

This consultation covers proposals to introduce new fees for statutory services delivered by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) across England, Scotland and Wales. Deadline: 7th December 2015.
Latest update: BREF Key Environmental Indicators for AD and Composting

Latest update: BREF Key Environmental Indicators for AD and Composting

Key Environmental Indicators for Composting and AD have been proposed by the Biological Treatment Sub Group working to inform the review of the Waste Treatment BREF.

Updated list of Animal By-Product approved premises

Updated list of approved and registered animal by-product (ABP) operating plants in Great Britain and the Channel Islands.
Natural Resources Wales Consultation on Charging Scheme

Natural Resources Wales Consultation on Charging Scheme

Natural Resources Wales are seeking views and opinions on proposals for their fees and charges for 2016-17. Closes 26th November 2015.
REA responds to Cutting Red Tape Consultation

REA responds to Cutting Red Tape Consultation

REA respond to the Government's Cutting Red Tape consultation.
ECN working on Key Environmental Indicators for composting

ECN working on Key Environmental Indicators for composting

An ECN working group will soon meet to discuss draft proposals for Key Environmental Indicators for composting (indoors and outdoors).
EBA digestate factsheet

EBA digestate factsheet

EBA have produced a fact sheet on digestate and it's value in terms of economy, society and the environment
EC consultation on waste markets

EC consultation on waste markets

The REA has responded to this European Commission consultation on the nature and extent of regulatory failures that cause undue distortions to EU waste markets for recycling and recovery. Deadline was 04/09/2015.
Circular Economy Consultation - Scotland

Circular Economy Consultation - Scotland

This consultation explores the priorities for building a more circular economy – where products and materials are kept in high value use for as long as possible. Deadline for responses: 30th October 2015.
Consultation on Circular Economy

Consultation on Circular Economy

REA has responded to the Commission's consultation on the Circular Economy. Deadline: 20th August 2015.
Consultation on the revised Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice

Consultation on the revised Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice

Defra and the Welsh Government published a consultation on the revised Waste Duty of Care Code of Practice. They invite your views and comments on whether the revised Duty of Care Code of Practice provides simple, clear and fit for purpose guidance. Deadline is 21st September 2015.
Feedback needed on key environmental issues for AD to inform waste treatment BREF

Feedback needed on key environmental issues for AD to inform waste treatment BREF

We would like your feedback on the proposals for key environmental issues for AD. The document is only 2 pages long and includes KEIs as: odour, dust, hydrogen sulphide, ammonia and methane.
SEPA Consultation on Enforcement Policy and Guidance

SEPA Consultation on Enforcement Policy and Guidance

SEPA consultation on new enforcement policy and guidance. Deadline 22nd October.
SEPA charging scheme consultation

SEPA charging scheme consultation

Consultation on Proposals for a New Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) Regulatory Charging Scheme. Deadline: 17th September 2015.
Summary of the meeting of the biological group with the Bureau on 11th and 12th June in Amsterdam

Summary of the meeting of the biological group with the Bureau on 11th and 12th June in Amsterdam

The WT BREF biological subgroup met with the JRC-IPTS (i.e. EIPPC Bureau) in Amsterdam on 11th and 12th June to discuss the progress made with the WT BREF review. This article includes a summary of the discussions held at the meeting and highlights important feedback required from members by 13th July.
EA releases interim position statement on point source emissions to air from AD

EA releases interim position statement on point source emissions to air from AD

The EA has released an interim position on standard rules for anaerobic digestion - point source emissions to air.
Defra consultation on waste crime and proposals to enhance enforcement powers at regulated facilities

Defra consultation on waste crime and proposals to enhance enforcement powers at regulated facilities

Defra are seeking views on enhancing enforcement powers and other measures to tackle waste crime and persistent poor performance in England and Wales. Closing date 6th May.
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