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Filling the Gap – The Future for Residual Waste in the UK

The report considers developments in the UK Residual Waste sector over the last 12-18 months and reconsiders some of the themes originally explored in Tolvik’s independent review of the market prepared for the Environmental Services Association issued in November 2017.

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In this Report:

  • An analysis of how might DEFRA’s December 2018 “Our Waste, Our Resources: A Strategy for England” influence the future of the Residual Waste market in England (and the UK).
  • Consideration of the possibility to narrow the range of Residual Waste projections, particularly with respect to future recycling rates.
  • Identification of the risks to projections.
  • Investigation of how might the increased liquidity in the finance markets influence the development of new Energy from Waste capacity.
  • An assessment of how the “gap” between Residual Waste tonnages and the capacity to treat it may develop in the next 10 – 15 years.
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