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EA to withdraw 10% plasterboard rule after widespread abuse

Widespread abuse of a rule that allows mixed waste with a 10% plasterboard content to be sent to landfill could be withdrawn by April 2009.The Environment Agency said it will revise guidance to remove the 10% guideline value in a leaked position statement seen by MRW.The statement said: If gypsum waste is accepted for disposal in the same cell as biodegradable waste, we will take enforcement action.However, waste management company Recyclet director ...