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Cré - Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland

http://www.cre.ie

Published on 14-02-2017 10:27:33 by AGRIFORVALOR

CakePHP Cré is the Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland, a non-profit association of public and private organisations, dedicated to growing the biological treatment sector.

Established in 2001, Cré is the Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland. Cré (which is the Irish word for ‘soil’), is a non-profit association of public and private organisations, dedicated to growing the biological treatment sector.

The association supports the production of high quality outputs, assists the delivery of Government waste diversion and bioenergy targets, and promotes the creation of sustainable indigenous jobs. Cré has a broad membership base ranging from compost and anaerobic digestion facilities, waste companies, local authorities, technology providers, local authorities, consultants and third level colleges.

Recognised by Government and agencies as the voice of the industry in Ireland and Northern Ireland, Cré is frequently called on to give the industry view on future policy and legislation. The association also represents its members on the board of the European Compost Network and is a member of the European Biogas Association.

Cré actively participates in policy working groups and acts as a forum to interested parties to discuss all aspects of composting and anaerobic digestion. Members also receive priority booking for many events including conferences, themed meetings & training courses. Cré has a full time Executive who co-ordinates the affairs of the association.

Aims of the Association Include:

  • To promote composting and anaerobic digestion in Ireland
  • To promote the use of quality assured compost/digestate products
  • To infuse best practices into the development of the industry
  • Inform members on new and emerging technologies, policy and legislation
  • Promote proper management of organic waste in the business community
  • Promote home and on-site composting
  • Promote research in relevant sectors
  • Promote proper management of organic waste to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases generated

For full details on Cré and the Cré team go to www.cre.ie and follow this link to access the Global Organic Resources Congress (GORC) Book of Abstracts and Cré 2017 Guide to Composting and Anaerobic Digestion http://www.cre.ie/web/publications/.