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Defra trumpets waste achievements in 2008 report

England has nearly met the 2010 Landfill Directive target for biodegradable municipal waste, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). In its departmental report 2008 Defra said this achievement was a highlight of 2008.Defra permanent secretary Helen Ghosh said: On waste and water, new forward-looking strategies have demonstrated a much more consistent and integrated sustainable consumption and production approach and the environmental ...