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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The Resource Association has responded to the introduction of the government’s Environment Bill to Parliament with cautious optimism, though it acknowledged that uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the future of the government could see the Bill “blown off course”.

The audience at the Resource Association's Annual Lecture
Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Resource Association launched its third annual Quality Recognition Awards at our Annual Lecture and Summer Reception, held in London on Tuesday 9th July at the National Liberal Club.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

A welcome and necessary opportunity to help shape future resources policy

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Resource Association today welcomed the publication of the long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy for England by Defra. 

In a short reaction statement, Chief Executive Ray Georgeson commented:

Thursday, November 22, 2018

The Resource Association has signed up to the Food Waste Coalition, which has written to Michael Gove, Secretary of State at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, advocating that priority is given to the collection of food waste from all households.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Policy measures to deliver increased use of post-consumer recycled materials (PCR) in the UK economy are outlined in a new report from Eunomia Research and Consulting, released today.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

We, the cosignatories of this call to action, welcome the voluntary commitments introduced in the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy to boost the uptake of recycled plastics, but we believe that without minimum recycled content legislation there is not enough incentive for product manufacturers to shift from using virgin to recycled plastic feedstock on a long-term basis.