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Manufacturers call for incentives to capture value from waste

Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 | Author: Paul Sanderson

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A manifesto has been published by EEF – The Manufacturers’ Organisation that calls for a range of recycling and resource efficiency policies to be introduced.

Ahead of the General Election in May, EEF has published Securing a Manufacturing Renaissance that sets out its priorities for the next Government and Parliament.

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Among measures proposed are the introduction of incentives to capture value from waste in order to generate high quality materials for manufacturers and as a means of prodcing energy.

EEF would also like to see the establishment of a centre for remanufacturing innovation and incentives introduced to encourage resource efficiency.

Like the Institution of Civil Engineers (see here), EEF would also like the Government to create an Office for Resource Management that would ensure raw materials are made available to manufacturers either from primary or secondary sources.

Read the manifesto here 

Category: Manufacturing
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