7 August 2015

Business Waste Laws Would Transform UK Recycling Rate ‘Overnight’

resource.co 4 August 2015: Britain could hit its 50 per cent waste recycling target ‘overnight’ if England enacted stricter waste and recycling laws for companies, organisations and schools, according to waste management company BusinessWaste.co.uk.
The York-based firm argues that while Scotland compels businesses to recycle ‘as much as is practicable’ and Wales is shortly to have similar rules, England, which is ‘home to 80 per cent of the UK’s waste output’, has no such laws.
According to BusinessWaste.co.uk, hitting the target ‘as soon as possible’ would take around 70 million tonnes of waste out of landfill every year and would stimulate extra...read on.