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Funding available for civil society organisations – household reward and recognition scheme

Civil society organisations and local authorities are invited to bid for limited funding to introduce or trial new schemes that reward or recognise people or communities for adopting positive behaviours towards managing their waste, such as recycling more or producing less waste.  A support package of £500K is available for such schemes for 2011/12, and there [...]

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Consultation: revised waste framework directive

Defra has launched a consultation on how to implement the revised EU Waste Framework Directive in England and Wales, and your views are being sought. The Directive will bring together new and existing measures to promote waste prevention, recycling, and better use of resources while protecting human health and the environment. The consultation includes proposals [...]

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Defra policy update: waste review announced

The Defra Secretary of State, Caroline Spelman has announced a full review of waste policy in England.  The review will look at: the effect of waste policies on local communities and how local authorities can best work with people to make the best decisions; maximising the contribution of the waste and recycling industries to the [...]

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