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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Jun 7, 2024

Member only briefing: High level Legislative Wash-Up Pre-election for our sector

This member only briefing on the High level outcomes of the Legislative Wash-Up Pre-election summarises the key outcomes of what made it through Parliament in time before the election campaign started and what did not.
Parliament was dissolved on 30th May 2024 and is currently expected to return on 9th July 2024.


May 20, 2024

Biowaste Quality Assessment Methodology

Download REA’s Biowaste Quality Assessment Methodology.


May 17, 2024

Digital Waste Tracking

Read this briefing for more information on Defra’s upcoming digital waste tracking service.