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Zero Waste Target for Scotland

The Environment Secretary for Scotland has announced ambitious new plans for waste management in Scotland. New targets of 60 percent recycling by 2020 and 70 percent by 2025 have been proposed, no more than 25 percent of waste is to be used to generate energy, while municipal waste being sent to landfill is to be […]

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South Wales Company has Answer to Recycling Product Manufacture and Landfill Diversion?

From waste to resource: an environmentally friendly solution to a worldwide problem A Welsh company claims that it has developed a process to turn mixed solid waste into a new encapsulated, inert, recycled material with a huge variety of potential applications. It is clear that what’s needed is an energy efficient process that can be […]

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Union-Tribune: Less Waste More Proof US Economy is Taking a Trashing

Union-Tribune: Practically everyone knows the local housing industry has hit the skids and the nation is flirting with a recession.But they probably don’t realize how those challenges are reflected in recycling bins and landfills. That’s right. The waste stream is providing ton after ton of evidence that the economy is in the dumps. From less […]

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Eloquent Speech Against Landfill

Protestor gives Churchillian speech More than 150 angry residents filled a public meeting to protest against controversial plans for a new waste tip on the outskirts of Chorley. A planning application has been submitted to Lancashire County Council by disposal giants Biffa for a new landfill site close to its existing site in Abbey Village. […]

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