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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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… / facilities under review • Investigating weekly food waste collections in line with national legislation • Supporting community groups, charities, social enterprises and businesses with initiatives to minimise waste and facilitate the efficient use of resources, e.g. community food projects. 3c. Minimise litter and waste crime and encourage responsible disposal of waste This should include…

… or re-used we should aim to achieve the highest possible recycling rates. Household waste recycling rates in England were just 11% in 2000/01 and rose dramatically to around 43-46% in 2013, but have remained fairly static since then. Recycling rates in construction have also plateaued in recent years22. But as we face the combined challenge of reducing our demand for resources, minimising

… in native species b) Help to improve air quality by reducing harmful emissions c) Take action to improve water quality and reduce local demand for water Aim 3: Use all resources efficiently and minimise waste Objectives: a) Ensure sustainable purchasing and procurement of goods and services b) Maximise the use of existing resources, minimise waste and achieve high levels of re-use…

… resources efficiently. In addition we have implemented numerous practical measures to achieve more efficient use of resources, such as the use of rubber-modified asphalt (made from recycled car tyres) to surface roads and measures to reduce food waste in schools. We should also encourage local residents, schools, businesses and others to take action. On current predictions the amount of household

waste being produced in the Tees Valley is expected to increase by approximately 0.25% per year up to 2035 (Tees Valley Joint Waste Management Strategy 2022-3526), so we have to consider how we can change behaviours to focus on preventing waste in the first place; maximising the use and re-use of existing resources; and driving up local recycling rates. There is scope for greater…


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