The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has reintroduced the Agriculture Bill to Parliament, with soil quality at the heart of a new land management system that rewards farmers for environmental protection.
A report from think tank Green Alliance has highlighted that supermarkets are under increasing public pressure to cut down on plastic, resulting in the increased use of alternative materials which often have greater environmental consequences.
A Coca Cola advertising campaign claiming that single-use plastic bottles are ‘only single-use if they are thrown away’ has been criticised for being ‘misleading’ by plastic pollution campaign group City to Sea.
Paul Vanston, CEO of the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), calls on the resources and waste industry to be bold in its actions to combat climate change and advance the circular economy in 2020.
The resources and waste sector has responded to the Conservatives’ landslide election victory with a call to revive the legislative programme set in motion by the Resources and Waste Strategy and the Environment Bill.
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The European Commission’s European Green Deal includes proposals to introduce an EU-wide model for the separate collection of waste and rules on minimum recycled content, promising a step change in the EU’s approach to resources and waste.
Local authorities across the UK are declaring Climate Emergencies, committing to reducing their carbon emissions to net zero. But how can their waste management contribute to that aim? Imogen Benson reports.
Zoë Lenkiewicz, Head of Programmes and Engagement at WasteAid, explains how the charity is providing economic opportunities and cleaning up the environment by turning low-density polyethylene into roofing tiles in The Gambia.