Are you watching your waste?

Posted on by melanie

You could be forgiven for thinking that being ‘waste aware’ was a national sport in the UK, given the weight of newsprint devoted to complaining about local authorities’ bin collection practices. But scrapping a successful construction waste policy in the name of ‘efficiency’ sounds like throwing the baby out with the bath water, writes Get Sust.

In the early 2000s, waste was a hot topic. There was pressure to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill, as a result of both European legislation (the 1999 Landfill Directive) and the evident truth that in our small island there is a shortage of big holes in the ground into which we can tip our rubbish. Clever plans were hatched and research into the refuse problem mushroomed – from bioremediation to breaking down waste, through the development of compostable packaging, to public campaigns to reduce ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’. more

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