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Local authorities and trade associations discuss food waste

26 January 2017

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee hears from local authorities, trade associations and a food waste recycling company in the fourth evidence session of its food waste in England inquiry.

Witnesses

Wednesday 1 February 2017, the Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30pm

  • Andrew Bird, Chair, Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee
  • James Potter, Assistant Director for Waste, Hampshire County Council
  • Stuart Donaldson, Waste Strategy Manager, Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority

At 3.30pm

  • Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association
  • Paul Killoughery, Managing Director, Bio Collectors
  • Jacob Hayler, Executive Director, Environmental Services Association

Purpose of the session

The session examines:

  • Separate food waste collection;
  • The Role of Anaerobic Digestion in food waste management;
  • Landfill tax

Further information

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