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Can London reduce its reliance on incinerating its waste?

Published on: 11 April 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Can London reduce its reliance on incinerating its waste?
  • Original news
  • Why are waste disposal methods in London important, and why is there such reliance on incineration?
  • What were the key findings of the report?
  • What alternatives methods are there to deal with London’s waste, and in your view would any of these be a preferable solution?
  • Are the findings of the report likely to be relevant to energy from waste facilities outside of London?
  • Are there any other key issues arising from the report which may be of relevance to legal practitioners and their clients?

Article summary

Environment analysis: The amount of waste sent for incineration in London has more than doubled in the last decade, reaching nearly two million tonnes in 2017. Richard Wald, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, looks at the findings of the report ‘Waste: Energy from Waste’ by the London Assembly Environment Committee, and considers some alternative methods of dealing with London’s waste problem. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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