Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) have established a partnership in an attempt to drive up recycling and prevent waste across the conurbation.
The Resource Greater Manchester (RGM) partnership will provide a strategic programme of work to help Greater Manchester achieve its ambitions towards zero waste.
With European guidance still going through the bureaucratic process and national policy seemingly well down the pecking order, local and regional authorities can take the reins and steer their areas into a more circular way of living.
Keep Britain Tidy has launched a new campaign to combat the alarming rise in criminal fly-tipping, #CrimeNotToCare, targeting ‘ordinary people’ to promote awareness of the dangers of using unlicensed waste carriers.
The European Parliament has voted to take on proposals to raise the European recycling target to 70 per cent by 2030 and to determine a single calculation method for recycling rates ahead of negotiations for the EU’s Circular Economy Package.
EU action on food waste has been ‘fragmented’ and ‘intermittent’, despite a number of policies having the potential to make a big difference, a new report from the European Court of Auditors has found.