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Recent News


Speculation about launch of a Zero Waste Economy for England.

It has been suggested that when Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman reveals the priorities from Defra's waste policy review, these may include a Zero Waste Economy initiative for England. Details of the announcement are expected at the CIWM Annual Conference in June.

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Waste prevention - website links

Defra: Waste Minimisation Programme.

SEPA: New Waste Prevention Guide.

Mike Read Associates: International consultancy for resource management and responsible trade.

Resources for change: Helping public, voluntary and community groups achieve more sustainable communities and environments.

Freecycle: non profit organisation for people to give and receive stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.

The Rubbish Diet - Can the average person really create zero waste? A mother from Bury St. Edmunds charts her progress in a blog.