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Reducing the waste generated in government offices will help to alleviate environmental degradation and pressure on overflowing landfill sites, as well as reduce the carbon dioxide emissions associated with waste management. The government is committed to reducing the amount of waste generated by the office estate and increasing the proportion of the remaining waste that is recycled.
|Reduce waste arisings||5%||on||2004/2005||by||2010|
|Increase proportion of waste arisings recycled||40%||on||2004/2005||by||2010|
|Reduce waste arisings||25%||on||2004/2005||by||2020|
|Increase proportion of waste arisings recycled||75%||on||2004/2005||by||2020|
|Introduces incentives for reducing UK's total waste arisings and -increasing proportion of waste recycled||-||-||-||from||2007|