Waste Minimisation in England:The Role of County Councils
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Waste Minimisation in England:The Role of County Councils by Paul Phillips

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Statementby Dr. Paul Phillips & Alice Murphy, Nene College & Adam Read, Kingston University.
ContributionsMurphy, Alice., Read, Adam.
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  Introduction This paper intends to discuss the role of English county councils in promoting and encouraging waste minimisation within their jurisdiction. These authorities are responsible for waste disposal planning and management and are thus an important source of information on minimisation strategies [1].Cited by: Around 60 waste minimisation club had been developed to demonstrated the role of applied waste minimisation methodologies in reducing the amount of generated industrial & commercial wastes and.   Academic literature claims that waste minimisation clubs are highly successful, but this has never been quantified. To address this, the study identifies economic reasons leading to excess waste production, namely market and information failure and then evaluates the role of waste minimisation clubs in overcoming these by: Conclusions Phillips, P., Murphy, A. and Read, A. (), “Waste The case for waste minimisation is well proven minimisation in England: the role of county both in financial and environmental terms, councils”, Proceedings of the Institute of Wastes however, there are still some institutional Management, Vol. 15 pp. barriers to overcome.

Northamptonshire, a county in the East Midlands of England, has benefited from 20 waste minimisation/resource efficiency projects, within a county programme, that . Management Option in England: The View of Landfill Operators, The [16] Read, A.D., Phillips, P.S. and Mu rphy, A. English County Councils and. their Agenda for Waste Waste minimization. District, unitary and county councils have statutory responsibility for most matters associated with solid waste management, and aspects of air and water pollution. Some councils have also voluntarily adopted a wider role and are involved in activities not prescribed by statute. local plan committee 12 april report of the head of planning a.3 essex county council and southend-on-sea borough council’s joint replacement waste local plan pre-submission document– consultation response (report prepared by simon meecham) part .

  Waste minimisation clubs have been a key element in the UK programme to introduce more sustainable practice into industry and commerce. Northamptonshire, a county in the East Midlands of England, has benefited from 20 waste minimisation/resource efficiency projects, within a county programme, that have run between and The Waste Strategy (England and Wales) acknowledged that waste minimisation clubs had a major role to play in introducing sustainable wastes management.   County Councils remain responsible for the waste disposal facilities and have an important role to play as land-use planners and policy dictators. Waste Local Plans address these issues and seeks to raise awareness. landfi ll, recovery from waste and waste minimisation. In the wake of these developments, the Governing Sustainable Waste Management1 project seeks to examine what facilitates, and what prevents, the development and implementation of sustainable MWP in the North East of England, and the wider lessons which can be learned across the UK.