The Government has recently released a Productivity Grant scheme to help livestock, dairy, arable and horticultural farmers improve farm productivity. One way to do this is more efficient use of digestate.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative has published a statement calling for a ban on oxo-degradable plastic packaging. Signatories include M&S, PepsiCo, Unilever, Veolia, British Plastics Federation, Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association, Packaging South Africa, Greenpeace, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Plymouth Marine Laboratory, and ten Members of the European Parliament.
The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan has released its annual report from the cross-industry steering group. The REA is one of the industry representatives that sit on this Steering Group to provide support and initiatives to promote this work to their members and further afield.
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Calling all Anaerobic Digestion operators....... Organics Recycling Group is running a training course focused on the requirements of PAS 110, the AD Quality Protocol and the Biofertiliser Certification Scheme (BCS) Rules requirements. The course is targeted at the AD operator’s personnel who are involved in the implementation, establishment, maintenance and improvement of the quality management system. In addition, the course is also open to consultants who are assisting or interested in assisting operators to become certified under the BCS Scheme.
Timings:Registration 09:30 - 15:30 The course contents will include:
Intro, drivers, end of waste, importance of fit for purpose, intro to AD Quality Protocol.
The principles of PAS 110
Baseline minimum and customer requirements
Quality management system
Dealing with non-conforming batches
Hazard recognition and minimisation, setting critical control points and critical limits
Input materials and pasteurisation requirement
Sampling and lab analysis
What to do in the event of test failures
AD quality protocol
Storage, Labelling and dispatch
How the biofertiliser certification scheme works
•BCS scheme rules
REA/ REAL Members - £195 + VAT Non REA/REAL Members - £250 + VAT