Waste reduction

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Waste reduction

Using source reduction, recycling, or composting to prevent or reduce waste generation.
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4 million programme to support waste minimisation projects in Turkey.
Inside 4-5 CRITICAL NETWORKS The ICE's Keith Jones looks at the state of the infrastructure in Wales 6-7 BIG INTERVIEW Chris Kelsey talks to Mike Edmonds of Arup about public spending cuts and the need for collaboration in procurement 8-9 WASTE MINIMISATION Paul Jennings of CEW says waste remains the biggest problem facing the construction industry 10-11 NEWS AND EVENTS The latest news from the sustainable construction sector and events for your diary 14-15 GREEN SCHOOLS Rogiet Primary School is an outstanding example of what can be achieved when local authorities, designers and contractors work together 16 SKILLS AND TRAINING Employers have long recognised the value of professionally qualified civil engineers writes Keith Jones
The force is the latest Welsh public sector organisation to be rewarded in the Waste Minimisation Campaign.
An FSB report reveals that an overwhelming majority of small businesses (92 per cent) are socially and environmentally responsible, with 83 per cent already engaged in waste minimisation and recycling.
Old bedding and droppings from vegetarian animals like rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs help make excellent compost, according to Durham County Council's waste minimisation officer Daniel O'Connor.
And there will be tips on recycling and waste minimisation from Northumberland County Council.
It is looking for companies which use waste minimisation, landscape improvements, energy conservation, recycling and "green" materials, or work with the community to support environmental initiatives.
However, we are working more towards education and waste minimisation.
Now a Waste Minimisation Plan is being drawn up for the parliament.
WRAP--the Waste & Resources Action Programme--has added a focus on waste minimisation to the list of sponsors for the Institute of Packaging 2005 Starpack Awards.
The Whitby Waste Minimisation and Energy Efficiency Event will run from 9am to 12.
I agree with Paul entirely but feel an examination of the most useful meaning of the three Rs is required if society is to move from waste management to the most sustainable option, waste minimisation.

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