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News round-up 26/6

WRAP promotes AD, Cameron’s ‘green government’ failure, Network Waste launches carbon emission tool, Resource Efficient Scotland unveils waste prevention package

Lord Smith says government failed on green promise

David Cameron’s administration has failed to live up to its promise to be “the greenest government ever”, the outgoing head of the Environment Agency has said.

Lord Smith told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that politicians of all parties failed to make the link between voters’ concerns about the environment in their own communities and the policy responses which could help protect it.

WRAP promotes anaerobic digestate as renewable fertiliser

Wrap has launched a video tool to help more farmers use anaerobic digestate as a renewable fertiliser.

‘Using digestate as a renewable fertiliser’ provides practical advice for farmers and agronomists on how to maximise the supply of nutrients to crops, and how this can be balanced with standard fertilisers.

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Network Waste rolls out carbon emission tool

Network Waste has launched a 24-hour CO2 reporting service.

The tool allows customers to view emissions produced by vehicles on their waste contract. These are based on the journeys from the waste collection point to the disposal location. Customers can then access reports on individual jobs, individual sites or an entire business.

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Resource Efficient Scotland launches waste prevention tool

Scottish businesses can find out how to cut waste and save money by accessing a free package of support being rolled out by Resource Efficient Scotland, a programme of Zero Waste Scotland.

The support package includes two new guides and a series of workshops and online training events designed to help companies take easy and low cost steps to improve their resource efficiency.

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