6 – Enforcement

Following are my responses to the questions raised by the department for consideration as part of the third meeting: Are there alternative forms of waste...

5 – Food Waste

These two graphics are a summarised version of the recommendations in Tristram Stuart’s book Waste submitted, along with a verbal contribution outlining the main...

4 – Market Structure

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3 – Discussion on Deposit Return Schemes (DRS)

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2 – Plastics and Packaging Waste

Following are my responses to the questions raised by the department for consideration as part of the second meeting: For the manufacturing/retail sector: What role can...

1 – Citizen Engagement in the Circular Economy

Following are my responses to the questions raised by the department (in italics below) for consideration as part of the first meeting: Transition to a...

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End of the Oilocene – all change!

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