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Zero Waste Week startsSubscription
This year’s Zero Waste Week focuses on food waste
Yorkshire company fined over site injuriesSubscription
A South Yorkshire waste management company has been fined £5,000 after admitting two counts of breaching health and safety laws.
WRAP's funding from Defra slashed by 40%Subscription
‘Tackling food waste’ top priority for WRAP as its Defra funding is significantly cut
Public venues, events, and tourist attractions in Wales can win grants of up to £50,000 each to provide on-site recycling facilities.
WRAP has launched a roadmap document challenging the UK events industry to send no waste to landfill by 2020 and taking inspiration from the example set by the London Organising Committee of the Olympics and Paralympics (LOCOG).
Online training modules designed to help the public and private sectors to save money via sustainable procurement have been launched by WRAP.
Wrap grants of £50,000 availableSubscription
Initiatives for the reuse and repair of textiles, furniture and WEEE can bid for grants of up to £50,000 in the second round of a WRAP competition.
WRAP Cymru targets hospitality sector food waste Subscription
Grants worth a total of £920,000 are now available for food waste reduction in the hospitality and food manufacturing industries.
Wood to landfill ban rejectedSubscription
Defra have announced they will not be pursuing the proposed ban of wood to landfill.
Millions of tonnes of commercial and industrial (C&I) non-recyclable waste are going to landfill each year. Yet landfill is in rapid decline - the number of active sites has fallen by more than 75% during the past eight years.