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East Ayrshire Council

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… within the proposed the new Household Waste Recycling Centre at Caponacre in Cumnock and our existing facility in Western Road Kilmarnock. Action to Reduce Waste and Encourage Recycling 55. The Council has and continues to pursue a range of initiatives to encourage greater levels of recycling, this includes the:-  Promotion of digitalisation of services and remote learning…

waste as they are based on the polluter pays principle. There is, however, much that we can do at a local level to reduce carbon emissions arising from waste. Waste Disposal Arrangements – The Biodegradable Waste Ban 52. The Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012 banned biodegradable municipal waste from landfill in Scotland. Essentially this ban requires all biodegradable waste

…. A circular economy is one in which products, services and systems are designed to maximise their value and minimise waste. Products last longer when they are reused, repaired, remanufactured or recycled. There should be zero waste in a truly circular economy. 54. The Council already supports the reuse of waste by working in partnership with the Cumnock and Doon Valley Gift Furniture scheme…

… to include new opportunities to recycle materials such as plastic film and bed mattresses. 56. Whilst much of the media focus has been on the damaging impact of plastics, it is actually food waste that poses a greater threat to climate change. When food waste ends up in landfill, it releases methane gas, which is a significant driver of climate change. As the review of our waste management service…

… also has a significant role to play in achieving our ambitions of Net Zero and a just transition. The overall food system from food production, growing and food miles, our dietary choices and cooking techniques to food waste and food and drink packaging all require a fundamental shift in how we consume food and understand its impact. Food can account for between 10-30% of a household’s carbon…


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