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Energy from Waste and Incineration – What Could be Better?

Energy from Waste and Incineration is good. It is hard to imagine any objection to using energy which would have been lost if it had been placed in a landfill. But…

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 […]

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.

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Waste in 2008 a Review of the Year in UK Rubbish

A summary of the year in blogging at the Wastersblog. The Waster says what he thinks about EU Legislation, the recession in recycling which has produced the recycling cost scandal, and the wisdom of the UK in signing up as it did to the Landfill Directive reluctantly and only in exchange for a deal with the Spanish on fishing quotas!