Projects: Waste not want not
The traditional UK approach to waste management has been to rely on landfill. However, with European Union targets set to reduce our reliance on landfill to just 35% of 1995 levels by 2020, Simela Karasavidis and Chris Nillesen discover that local authorities might yet turn to PFI/PPP schemes to bring about the necessary reductions
In his latest spending review, the Chancellor announced that an additional £300m would be allocated to the budget of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. In recognition of the environmental targets local authorities have to achieve, an additional £155m in PFI credits for waste disposal facilities was also announced.
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