Ten Point Plan

With Defra’s 25 Year Environment Plan published at the start of the year and its Resources and Waste Strategy set for publication later this year, Biffa’s CEO, Ian Wakelin, discusses the key policy areas which need to be addressed

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“Short-Sighted”

Wardell Armstrong’s Luke Prazsky says excluding a requirement for mandatory household food waste collections for financial reasons is “short-sighted”, and asks if household food waste is the key to changing the public’s opinion of seeing waste as a resource?

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Consistency Calls

ReFood UK’s Philip Simpson responds to the suggestions by Defra that the Resources and Waste Strategy is unlikely to include mandatory food waste collections for local authorities, and looks at why a consistent approach to food waste collection is key for improving recycling rates.

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