Why is England's progress on waste reduction flat-lining?

Cecilia Keating
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The government's new waste strategy is currently under consultation
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The government's new waste strategy is currently under consultation

The volume of waste produced in England has remained largely the same for the past five years, presenting fresh questions as to how government, businesses, and households can successfully curb waste levels

As the government gears up to introduce its first major waste strategy in seven years, its track record on waste prevention has been given a decidedly mixed review in a recent report by non-profit WRAP....

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