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Scotland introduces zero waste plan

by MRW - Materials Recycling World  (Jun. 9, 2010)

A new waste plan which proposes landfill bans and stringent waste reduction targets has been introduced in Scotland. The ‘Zero Waste Plan’ policy framework, is designed to provide a direction for future waste legislation in the country. The plan includes a target for 70% of Scottish waste to be recycled by 2025, with a maximum of 5% of ...

Zero waste is not misleading

by MRW - Materials Recycling World  (Feb. 10, 2010)

Environment minister, Dan Norris, has slammed the suggestion that ‘zero waste’ is a “misleading” concept. Speaking at the Resource Waste Management Summit in London on Tuesday, organised by MRW, Norris was keen to promote the benefits of a zero waste strategy. He said: “We need to set our sights on removing the very concept of waste from our ...

Scotland unveils zero waste plan

by MRW - Materials Recycling World  (Aug. 20, 2009)

The Scottish Government has launched its first “ambitious” zero waste plan. The draft plan details the steps Scotland needs to take on the journey towards a zero waste society and invites stakeholders to respond to its zero waste plan consultation. It proposes a number of approaches to reduce waste and increase recycling including: A ...

Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks

by PE International AG  (Oct. 30, 2013)

By exchanging industrial by-products, energy, water and materials between sectors, waste from one industry becomes raw material for another. Businesses are encouraged to emulate the sustainable cycles of nature, minimising the burden imposed on the earth and using its resources more efficiently. Developing new technologies for resource-use ...

New regulations promoted by Zero Waste Scotland

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Oct. 9, 2013)

Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has launched a Scotland-wide campaign to raise awareness of the change in the up and coming waste regulations. On January 1st 2014 The Waste (Scotland) Regulations come into force, after which all businesses and organisations will need to recycle metal, plastic, glass, card and paper or pay a fine. The regulations will ...

Xerox Takes Another Step Toward Zero Waste

by Xerox Corporation  (Nov. 9, 2010)

New Recycling, Return Program Will Recover More Toner and Supplies for Reuse NORWALK, Conn -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) launched a new return and recycling program that simplifies the way customers return toner and supplies and expands the company’s effort to keep billions of pounds of waste out of landfills. Xerox is partnering ...

Acosta, Briones Convene Philippine Zero Waste Forum

by Greenergy Solutions Inc.  (Oct. 9, 2010)

Neric Acosta, a former Philippine Congressman and Ruth Briones, Chair of Greenergy Solutions Inc.  convened  on October 7, 2010  the first in a series of  Zero Waste Philippines’ Forum  attended  by  representatives from provinces, towns and cities nationwide, and environmental groups at the Development ...

Scotland debuts `visionary` zero waste plan

by BusinessGreen  (Jun. 9, 2010)

Scotland today become one of the first countries in the world to set out plans to become a "zero waste society", announcing a series of new initiatives and targets designed to ultimately reclassify waste as a valuable resource. The plan includes a range of new targets, including a commitment to ensure only five per cent of waste is sent to ...

MSPs hit out at zero waste plan

by MRW - Materials Recycling World  (May 13, 2010)

Scottish MPs have criticised a major waste strategy for failing to support proposed landfill bans with sufficient waste infrastructure. The ‘zero waste plan’, a forthcoming policy framework which will help to set the direction for future waste legislation in Scotland, was criticised by Labour and Conservative MSPs for a lack of detail ...

Scots launch latest zero waste grants

by BusinessGreen  (Mar. 1, 2010)

The Scottish Government's high profile plan to establish the country as the world's first 'zero waste society' moved a step forward last week with the launch of a new £5m capital grant programme design to stimulate the development of plastics recycling facilities. Scotland has already met its EU target of sending no more than 1.32m tonnes of ...

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