EBA Workshop on Digestate

EBA Workshop on Digestate

15 October 2014, Brussels; 13h-18h

Goals of this event are to discuss anaerobic digestion’s contribution to sustainable EU agriculture, demonstrate possibilities of digestate as a valuabe bio-fertiliser, promote the End-of-Waste (EoW) status for digestate and deliver arguments why biogas digestate shall not fail under the REACH regulation after it achieves the EoW status

The workshop is followed by a networking event (18h-20h)

Some of the key presentations and sessions include:

  • Types and development of digestate production and applications – David Wilken, German Biogas Association
  • Digestate’s role in sustainable agriculture – Antonia Andugar, Copa-Cogeca
  • End-of-Waste criteria for digestate – Vincent Delvaux, European Commission, DG ENTR
  • Commission’s proposal for revised fertiliser regulation – Eric Liegeois, European Commission, DG ENTR
  • Digestate under REACH regulation – Julien de Cruz, European Commission, DG ENV
  • ABP legislation’s requirements for digestate application – Matjaž Klemenčič, European Commission, DG SANCO