The challenge of how to deal with waste effectively and move towards a more sustainable, circular economy is a key work stream for the REA – and it is our members that are enabling this important transition.

 

See the resources and news sections below for our latest work in this area.

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NEWS & PRESS RELEASES — Nov 29, 2019

REA comments on Labour’s ‘Regional Manifestos’

Labour are right to deliver region specific manifestos and pathways when it comes to implementing their Green Industrial Revolution. Transitioning to a Net Zero economy cannot be a one size fits all approach.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES — Nov 28, 2019

A cross-sector coalition is calling for a post-election pact on Net Zero ahead of the world’s first televised climate debate

An open letter signed by over 40 academics, policy specialists, trade bodies and businesses has called upon major political parties to agree to a post-election pact on climate change.

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES — Nov 28, 2019

Open letter to party leaders: Post – election pact on climate change

We the undersigned believe that urgent action is required to ensure that the UK meets our Net Zero targets and continues to lead the way on the international stage.

Related Resources

BRIEFINGS

Dec 6, 2019

Briefing note on seeding anaerobic digestion facilities

A joint trade associations’ and industry bodies’ note on seeding anaerobic digestion plants

REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS

Nov 29, 2019

SEPA Report on Compost Feedstock Quality

A project looking into plastic contamination in domestic (from local authority household collections) and commercial food waste received at composting sites

CONSULTATION RESPONSES

Nov 27, 2019

REA evidence on standards for bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics

The REA has responded to the government’s call for evidence on standards for bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics.