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Waste to Resources Transition – Help for UK Businesses

Helping businesses use resources more efficiently and divert more waste from landfill. This is to be a top target for the Environment Agency over the next five years. The new corporate strategy Creating A Better Place 2010-2015 also outlines the key waste-related challenges that are facing businesses and communities over the next five years and what needs to be done to meet those challenges.

End of Landfill in the UK? Is Zero Waste Really Coming Any Time Soon?

Reliance on landfill in the UK is decreasing, but is zero waste to landfill and the end of landfill a real prospect in the foreseeable future? Current Progress to Zero Waste to Landfill The latest waste data from the Environment Agency (EA) shows that reliance on landfill in England and Wales continues to decrease, with […]

Will EDoc Be Enough To Bring The Waste Industry Into The 21st Century?

The Environment Agency (EA) has launched the national electronic duty of care programme (EDoc), due to roll out in 2014. It is set to modernise the way waste data is collected in the UK, moving the industry away from its antiquated paper-based system.

Recycling Stockpile Mountain Grows in UK Market Collapse

Article extract from the UK Telegraph newspaper: Mountains of recycled rubbish spring up across UK as market for waste collapses. Hundreds of thousands of tonnes of unwanted recycling is being stockpiled as contractors struggle to sell off used cans, newspapers and cardboard collected from households. By Christopher Hope, Whitehall Editor, and Caroline Gammell Last Updated: […]