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Industry partnership will ‘give voice’ to waste management sector

TWO LEADING industry bodies have announced a partnership which will see them organise a number of joint initiatives designed to give the waste management and resource industries a 'new voice'.                 The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and the Environmental Services Association (ESA) have made moves to…
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Waste and resource management sector backs circular economy

NEW RESEARCH commissioned by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has found that the resource management sector is embracing the circular economy and the potential financial and environment opportunities it offers.                           The report, entitled ‘The Circular Economy: what does it means…
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CIWM greets draft Waste Prevention Plan with disappointment

CIWM HAS expressed a number of concerns about the draft Waste Prevention Plan published today by Defra.   “In terms of its content, CIWM believes that the draft plan fails on two fundamental levels and represents a significant missed opportunity to stitch together Government thinking on resources in the round,” says CIWM chief executive Steve…
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Grocers on track with waste targets

THE GROCERY sector has delivered on its commitments to cut waste up and down the supply chain.                             New figures released by WRAP show that supply chain waste has been cut by 8.8% – well ahead of the three-year target of 5%.…
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Are chefs up for a food waste fight?

First ever FootprintChannel debate highlights “cost, culture and communication” as key to waste reduction.                     A CULTURE CHANGE is needed in UK commercial kitchens if the foodservice sector is to deal with the escalating problem of food waste. Communication up and down the supply chain also needs…
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New loans to encourage resource efficiency

A SERIES OF new loans has been made available to companies looking to increase business resource efficiency.   Capital loans are just one strand of the support package launched by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) for businesses, local authorities and those in the third sector looking to prevent waste or increase re-use and repair…
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Plans for EU sow stall ban “in disarray”

PLANS FOR a partial ban on sow stalls from 1 January 2013 are in disarray. With 17 countries unlikely to be ready for the ban, pig production could fall and prices could go up “by at least 10%”.   Sow stalls have been banned in the UK since 1999 and the new law is intended…
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