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Bolsover District Council

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… efficiency programmes. Theme 7 – Biodiversity 1.9 Recycling - The Council’s combined recycling rate is slightly below the national average of 43.5% achieving a recycling rate of 41% in 2019/20. The Government (Defra) has consulted on its new UK Waste & Resource Strategy which has two overarching objectives to (a) Maximise the Value of Resource Use and (b) Minimise Waste and its Impact…

… on the Environment. Consultations closed 12th May 2019; it was anticipated further consultations would be undertaken during 2020. Following new legislation, a re-modelling of the Council’s waste collection

… service, particularly around food waste, is required. This is anticipated to result in a further ‘increased stepped change’ in our combined recycling performance. However, the impact of BREXIT and Covid-19 have delayed Defra’s further guidance being published. Carbon Sequestration and Biodiversity – The Council are working with Sheffield Hallam University on a project to improve…

… energy source, generated from burning wood, plants and other organic matter, such as manure or household waste. It does release CO2 when burned, but considerably less than fossil fuels. The Energy Saving Trust does consider biomass a renewable energy source, if the plants or other organic materials being burned are replaced. There are unanswered questions regarding the long-term impact of biomass…

… to REGOs for Electricity, you can purchase renewable gas from the supplier, this comes in the form of Biogas. Biogas will produce carbon dioxide, but as with biomass, it is produced from the anaerobic digestion of plant and animal waste that can again be reabsorbed by growing plants/trees. The cost of Biogas is more volatile than…


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