Don Foster MP*

Lib Dems Endorse Zero Waste

The Liberal Democrats have adopted a number of aims designed to dramatically reduce the UK's waste production levels

Bath Councillor Roger Symonds yesterday moved a motion to the Liberal Democrat Conference in Brighton calling on the party to set a target of reaching 'Zero Waste' for all municipal waste by 2020 (60% recycling by 2010, 75% by 2015).

The motion also calls for increased recycling, and banning the landfilling of organic waste that has not been treated and neutralised, thereby reducing the amount of methane released in to the atmosphere.

The motion was passed as party policy, and can be read in full at

This article published: 23/09/2023

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