Disappointment is building around the Government's Waste Review announcement today (14 June)
as industry reaction to the policy document starts to emerge.
The Government plans to draw up a series of voluntary responsibility deals to make it easier for
small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to recycle more of their waste.
Local authorities across England will be encouraged to sign up to a new waste and recycling
services commitment to ensure they are delivering collection services that householders
are happy with.
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has revealed its plans to prevent three million tonnes of waste and save seven million tonnes of CO2.
The Government has 'triple-dipped' into the energy industry till because of the need to raise revenue, according to the CBI.
In a huge blow for the country's prime minister Italy has voted against using nuclear power.
Doubts are holding back investment in the planned European supergrid, according to industry experts.
The Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman will outline the proposals for the government's waste strategy this morning at 0930.
Biwater has begun work on a £63 million sewage treatment works contract in Hong Kong.
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