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Food Waste Reduction – Preventing Waste Food from Being Sent to Landfills

In this article, we discuss Food Waste Reduction. It’s essential for preventing waste food from being sent to landfills, and how this eventual outcome makes action on food waste reduction before a ban is implemented ever more essential. Reducing food waste has been quite reasonably seen in many countries as the next big step in the battle for […]

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Ideas for Reducing Your Own Waste and Saving Money

Read on for ideas for reducing your own waste and saving money Each and every one of us can do something to assist our world, beginning right where we are, right now. Not everybody can pay to contribute money or time to a cause. Nevertheless there are limitless techniques that will reduce a person’s contribution […]

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Zero Waste to Landfill Achieved by Moy Park While Doubters Remain to be Convinced

The Waster himself has remained a sceptic on the ability of companies to hold true to their bold statements about achieving that utopian aim of “zero waste to landfill” let alone “zero waste”. We would all like to think that those suffering from “bad neighbour landfills” on their doorstep, will soon wake-up to find their […]

Zero Waste Disadvantages – Is Not Sending Any Waste to Landfill Really Such a Good Idea?

Ending Landfill sounds great! But, there are  the Zero Waste Disadvantages. We decided to answer the question: “Is the goal of not sending any waste to landfill really such a good idea?” The idea of “zero waste” has now become very popular with the public around much of the world, but is it really so […]

Zero Waste to Landfill and Recycling at the End of 2012

Zero Waste in its literal interpretation is a fabulous idea (as is even the lesser target of “zero waste to landfill”), but not so easy to achieve. Untold billions are being spent by governments worldwide to increase recycling and reduce the amount of waste which ends up in landfills and good progress has been achieved […]

Are Students No More Than a Bunch of Irresponsible Wasters?

Every major city in Britain with a university student housing quarter experiences students who are irresponsible about disposing of their waste, but there is very little within the waste collection industry by the way of planning or systems in place to ensure that the problem is dealt with effectively at each end of college year.

What Does a Zero Waste Policy Really Mean?

Most of the localities which have signed up to ‘zero waste’ have been consulted, and have adopted a so-called Zero Waste to landfill policy for the future, however, none of the places in question seemed to be planning an increase in waste diversion which would allow zero waste to become a reality.

UK Sees Sustained Drop in Waste to Landfill

Waste for landfill reduced by 3.1% since last year. How much is truly related to increased recycling and how much to the recession is not known.

Scrapped Plasterboard No Longer Classified As Waste In Scotland

SEPA has announced that plasterboard that meets BSI PAS109:2008 won’t count as waste. This is very encouraging to the recycling companies invloved.