Waste policy in England is rubbish says Ainsworth

Former Conservative MP Peter Ainsworth says the new Environment Secretary faces numerous obstacles in tackling England’s waste policy. A London conference heard that while there were enormous opportunities for the waste industry in terms of creating jobs and delivering a more sustainable economy, the involvement of too many public bodies had turned it into ‘a […]

European Commission wants better implementation of waste legislation

A leading figure at the European Commission says the current focus is on better implementation and enforceability of waste policy rather than new biowaste legislation. Karolina Fras, acting deputy head of the unit for sustainable production and consumption at the commission, said: “We’re looking at having a dedicated group of people to work with member […]