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By Travis Benn – (5 min read)
Carrot? Or stick? The argument over which method is the most effective probably started when the first donkey was yoked to a plough, but it may have gone on longer still in the recycling industry.
Ten years ago, the discussion was focused on Pay as You Throw; today, we are wrangling over extended producer responsibility and landfill bans. Whatever the topic area, the argument for legislative intervention is based on the fact that businesses and individuals are self-serving and will not act for the greater good if it conflicts with personal profit. But is this true, or do we live in a world where many companies are driving sustainable business at a faster rate than government intervention?
By Paul Spackman – (5 min read)
Publication of the Agriculture Bill on 12 September 2018 provided the first major insight into how the government plans to deliver on its promise of a “Green Brexit”. The long-awaited policy, together with the forthcoming Environment Bill – the first dedicated Environment Act since 1995 – will help shape the UK’s agriculture and energy sectors after leaving the European Union and Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on 29 March 2019.
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