Renewable Matter # 16 / May-June

A Kingdom Disunited by Waste

Interview with Dominic Hogg

edited by Silvia Zamboni, interview with Dominic Hogg

With regard to waste, the United Kingdom does not seem to have either a distinct direction or an innovative vision. As a result, the policies of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England are very different. The reasons why the outdated European hierarchy should be reconsidered.



Every year, in the United Kingdom, secondary raw materials and energy for a total of about £15 million are recovered from waste, but sadly, most of it goes overseas. While the country imports raw materials and energy, every year it exports about 50% (between 12 to 14 million tonnes) of...

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