From waste to resource productivity report

Waste nationally and globally is increasingly problematic and challenging to policymakers. It is a problem that is increasing in scale and scope. It matters to all of us for a series of reasons.

There are big opportunities for the UK to become a more prosperous and secure society by generating value from: material that is prevented from entering waste pathways in the first place; and material that is extracted from waste pathways.

The report sets out 13 specific areas to explore, these are designed to provide strategic direction, enhance understanding of the issues, risks and opportunities and encouraging action on the ground to make the UK a more resource productive society.

  • A Waste and Resource Strategy
  • Drive market behaviour
  • A review of innovative circular economy practice
  • Making fairer and more economically efficient the existing arrangements
  • Business
  • Environmental risks
  • Building and construction
  • Primary extraction
  • Agriculture and food
  • Citizens
  • Cities
  • Local authorities
  • International level

The report goes into further detail on the current issues, opportunities and key messages in areas such as: Excavation,construction and demolition, Agri-food, General industrial, manufacturing and commercial, Business,Cities and National Government to name a few.

The report goes into further detail on the current issues, opportunities and key messages in areas such as:

From waste to resource report