RHA: Recycling and Waste Management 2012
Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Recycling and Waste Management 2012
Tuesday 11th September 2012 9:30 am
until Friday 13th July 2012 4:30 pm
Brian Cox, Alistair Campbell, Lord Deben and James Woudhuysen speak about resource efficiency and waste management solutions.
Tuesday 11 September, 9.30- 17.30
Wednesday 12 September, 9.30 -17.30
Thursday 13 September, 9.30- 16.30
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Adopting fortnightly bin collections enables councils to increase recycling rates by nearly a third, a Local Government Association (LGA) report has concluded.
Weekly bin collections are set to return after ministers came up with £250 million of funding ahead of the Conservative party conference.
Ministers will not force councils to abandon fortnightly bin collections, the government's waste review has concluded.
The government must do more to lead the way on securing waste reduction for Britain, a parliamentary report concludes.
Households could be set for fortnightly bin collections, after research shows no adverse health impact.
Government plans for 'pay as you throw' bin taxes are "flawed" and would not work in the capital, the mayor of London has said.
People should be encouraged to recycle while out and about, the government has said.
In full suit and tie, Horatio Jimenez cut an unusually strange figure next to the fluorescent wigs and fancy dressed protestors outside the Climate Exchange at Bishopsgate.
There are "shocking" discrepancies in the number of bins that councils ask resident to use, according to a report from the Taxpayer's Alliance.
People could be offered incentives such as laptops, cars and holidays to recycle their household waste after pilot schemes run by the government proved a success.