Landfill bans

Extending landfill bans to preserve resources
Landfill bans
Rising resource costs mean it no longer makes economic sense to send products to landfill, but infrastructure, assumptions and policies in the UK have not been keeping up with the changing prices. 

Our infographic Why we need landfill bans shows that at least £2.5 billion of resources could be recovered each year by extending landfill restrictions to food, textiles, wood and plastics.

The More jobs, less carbon: why we need landfill bans infographic extends our analysis to identify how landfill bans, better collection systems, and new reprocessing infrastructure could create 47,500 more jobs and significant carbon cuts in the UK.

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