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The State of UK Waste Management

The state of UK Waste Management With so much focus on the environment at present there's a lot of attention surrounding construction and demolition waste from local authorities and fly tipping. Solutions are needed to help individuals and businesses dispose of and re-use waste more efficently. Construction & Demolition Waste - a few statistics 98 ut of 343 Local Authorities did not landfill C&D waste last year 23 million tonnes of C&D waste Nearly 3 million tonnes of C&D waste was landfilled in UK LA's last year, this equates to over 12% of the total C&D waste, which stood at nearly 23 million tonnes Surprisingly over 4.35% 13% GD waste Landfilled in UK LA's of all was from Ealing. This figure equates to a huge 20% of their total of all C&D waste was classed as "unaccounted for" and may ultimately C&D waste. boost the total amounts officially sent to landfill of the total C&D waste overall in all LA's was created in Enfield with Enfield only landfilled 5% nearly 1.2m tonnes collected. copyright Environment Agency 2012 Fy Tiyping - a few statistics DON'T Fly tipping cost UK tax payers a veapping £62 million in 2011 instances of fly 820,000 tipping every year from one item to trailer loads. 43% are defined as "small van loads or bigger" 2,031 only 0.2% fines were issued 2,409 people were only prosecuted 0.3% copyright Environment Agency 2012 A Solution for commercial businesses and householders Professional and domestic Customers can pick online SkipTrips .those waste managers with the best track record of recycling, re-use and service. use of will allow people to find the best local waste managers with little effort, at great prices - reducing the likelihood of fly tipping and increasing the chances of recycling. SKIP TRIPS Recycling and Landfill Recycling prices FFFFFFF33 By recycling a large % of their waste, skip companies can reduce the amount sent to landfill and pass on savings to customers. SkipTrips advertises recycling rates and enviro-credentials, driving new awareness and investment in recycling capabilities.. something that's good for all of us currently stands at £64/tonne but increasing to £80/tonne by April 2014. FFFFFFFF3 Landfilling SOURCES: copyright Environment Agency 2012 SKIPTRIPSI

The State of UK Waste Management

shared by Foundonline on May 25
Fly-tipping and waste from construction and demolition is a cause of concern. A reduction of the use of landfill is needed and more focus on recycling and reclaiming materials.


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