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Benn: No sense in dumping aluminium and food waste into landfill

Secretary of State for the Environment Hilary Benn has implied that aluminium and food waste could be banned from landfill.In a speech at the Labour Partys annual conference in Brighton (28 September), Benn said that the public were recycling more than we did a decade ago but more needs to be done. He said: It doesnt make sense to dump thousands of tonnes of aluminium in landfill every year when someone will buy it and recycle it into new cans, using ...