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Studies show managing waste well cuts carbon

Three new reports have shown how waste can be managed to reduce its impact on climate change. The reports produced for the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) anticipate the greenhouse gas effects of the UKs main waste streams between 2005 and 2031 and assess the different ways of dealing with household garden and food waste. Environment minister Ben Bradshaw said: To reduce the ...