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.

Related Resources


Aug 4, 2022

Net Zero: Eliminating Biodegradable Waste to Landfill

As identified in the Net Zero Strategy, Defra are starting very early work looking at designing policies to eliminate biodegradable waste to landfill.


Jun 8, 2022

REA draft response: Environmental Targets Consultation

REA draft response to Defra consultation on Environmental Targets


Jun 7, 2022

Link to NUTRICAS tool: analysis of different digestate biorefinery systems

Link to NUTRICAS tool, which calculates and and cost estimation of different digestate biorefinery systems for recovery of nutrients, organic matter, water.