Energy from waste prize fund launched

A new £2,500 prize fund aimed at attracting new talent into the anaerobic digestion (AD) and energy from waste (EfW) industries has been launched at the RWM exhibition this week. The Energy from Waste Innovation Fund is open to undergraduate and postgraduate university students in the UK completing a dissertation related to energy from waste … Read more

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Food waste management gets greener

A new anaerobic digestion and depackaging plant will process 70,000 tonnes of food waste collected from restaurants, food manufacturers and processors in the North East, significantly reducing miles travelled by the region’s waste. The plant will generate 600m3/hr of green gas to be injected into the national grid, enough to heat 1,950 homes. Located in … Read more

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AD could provide stop-gap for farm waste surplus

Leaders of the anaerobic digestion (AD) sector have praised WRAP’s research into levels of waste in the agricultural supply chain and are optimistic about the role AD could play as a short and medium-term solution to managing this. Phil Gerrard, CEO of specialist energy from waste funder, Privilege Finance, says that although cutting down waste … Read more

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Finance Team vacancy

Our busy Finance Team has a vacancy for a Financial Accountant. If you think you are the right person to join Privilege in this role please send your CV to careers@privilege.finance

£90m investment in UK green energy market

Specialist energy from waste funder Privilege Finance has announced £90 million of investment to fund 14MW of new green energy projects so far in 2019, enough to power approximately 28,000 homes. Once built and running at full capacity, these projects will be converting 175,000 tonnes of food waste which would otherwise have ended up in … Read more

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Come and visit us on stand P89.

Register your free delegate tickets at www.rwmexhibition.com and visit us at stand P89. Thousands of recycling and waste, business and local authority professionals attend RWM Exhibition each year, making for a diverse and relevant visitor base. Join us on 11-12 September at the NEC, Birmingham. We look forward to seeing you!

Energy from waste: sustainable business with fast-growing investment

Creating facilities that turn waste products into energy is a burgeoning industry, thanks to an innovative UK agrifood sector and strong profitability for the funders backing them Anaerobic digestion (AD), a process that takes waste and through the build-up of bacteria in a closed system creates biogas, has demonstrable success as a green source of … Read more

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Ban on biodegradable waste entering landfill welcomed

With the government’s Committee on Climate Change recommending a ban on biodegradable waste entering landfill by 2025, landowners and investors are being encouraged to capitalise on anaerobic digestion (AD) to process biodegradable waste. The Committee’s latest report, ‘Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming’, outlines that in order to reach net-zero emissions … Read more

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Financial Times letter to editor in response to: “Can farmers achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050?”

It is widely recognised that British farmers are some of the most innovative in the world. Having provided over £300m of funding for energy from waste projects and worked with the agricultural sector over 15-years, Privilege Finance can contest that many farmers have, in fact, been contributing for some time.

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