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Stewart opens door for waste policy discussion

Posted on 16 February 2016

Resources minister Rory Stewart has opened the door to the private sector to help draw up policies around waste and recycling, saying he would ‘absolutely’ welcome contributions from industry.

Speaking exclusively to, Mr Stewart suggested he wanted to work closely with the sector on forming waste and recycling policy, as well as learning from work being done in other countries around Europe.

The minister said he is “deeply interested in policy” and “determined we [Defra] are going to come up with good waste strategies”.

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