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Why we need a ban on sending wood to landfill

This post is by Dustin Benton, who leads Green Alliance’s Resource Stewardship theme.

The UK has made real progress in reducing landfill in certain sectors, including packagingconsumer goods, and hospitality, over the past two years.

Indeed, the European Commission recently found that the UK ranks above average for its waste management. But its report did give the UK one red flag: unlike other similarly positioned countries, we haven’t restricted biodegradable materials from landfill. Read more