London Waste management

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  • London Waste management
    • Problems
      • Produce 1/2m tonnes of greenhouse gas
      • 2/3 of London's waste is sent to landfill
      • only recycles 25% of its water
      • housing: flats- recycling facilities not provided
    • Aims
      • increase recycling household to 33% (2015)
      • Recycle 50% of its waste
      • Olympics: London Mayor initiative
        • increase household recycling 60% (2031)
        • Cut carbon emission by 1.5m tonnes
    • Soloution
      • Doorstep collection
      • Reduce packaging
      • charge households who don't recycle
      • charge for waste beyond a certain level
        • # of bags/bins
      • Collection Point
        • Free exchange scheme

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