Waste sector seeks urgent meeting with Defra minister

Representatives of major waste organisations have asked for a meeting with new waste minister Rory Stewart to discuss stalled progress in resource management.

In a joint letter to Stewart, seven organisations, including the Environmental Services Association, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management and the Local Authorities Waste Network Coordinators, express concern that progress in several areas of resource management in England has stalled. The bodies say that increases in household recycling rates in England have flatlined, and warn that the country may now not meet the EU target of ...

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