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Alan Whitehead

Stories

  • Alan Whitehead

    2013 Review - Alan Whitehead MPSubscription

    14 December 2013

    If I had to select two watchwords for an overview of the waste sector in 2013, they would be ‘quantity’ and ‘quality’.

  • Alan Whitehead

    Europe's green light for WEEE recast will boost waste values and volumesSubscription

    20 July 2012

    Dr Alan Whitehead, co-chair of the Associate Parliamentary Sustainable Resource Group on the need to boost both quantity of collection and quality of reprocessing

  • Alan Whitehead

    We already know wood is not for landfillSubscription

    29 June 2012

    Shaping how alternatives to landfill works involves taxes, sometimes, and sometimes bans. It is not a terrible thing

  • Alan Whitehead

    Short-lived policy is ROC-ing the renewables boatSubscription

    30 March 2012

    Continuity and stability in Government policy is essential to attract investment

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    Barriers to more waste infrastructure must be overcomeSubscription

    1 September, 2011

    In the next decade, the UK will face increasingly stringent landfill targets from the EU, alongside rising costs for landfill waste. Concurrently, there is an increasing recognition of the role resource management can play in carbon emission avoidance and low carbon energy policy.So it is time to employ a more comprehensive approach to waste and resource management. This would move the UK up the waste hierarchy, improve our resource efficiency and advance the renewable energy sector.