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Environment Agency calls on Government to raise recycling bar

Environment Agency chairman Lord Chris Smith called on Government to lead by example and reduce its environmental footprint by using its purchasing power to drive markets in sustainable products and reduce waste.Speaking at the Futuresource Conference (9 June) at the London Excel Arena, Lord Smith highlighted how the public sector has the power to drive market trends with an annual spend of around £150 billion and 40 per cent of the UK economy.He ...