Ray Georgeson, Chief Executive, reacted to the Chancellor’s Spending Review Statement as follows:
Our mission is to support the development of a sustainable and healthy industry by providing a voice, forum and leadership for the materials reprocessing and recycling industries, as well as related environmental and social interests. Member companies will promote the management of materials as resources not wastes.
Our vision is for a resource-efficient materials economy that realises value, prizes quality and seeks to maintain the integrity of the secondary materials that are still too commonly treated as waste.
A number of the UK’s leading representative bodies for the waste and resource management sector have sent a joint letter to the European Commission to reinforce the need for effective ‘pull’ or demand-side mechanisms in the forthcoming EU Circular