Infographic: Long-term success in driving down waste

The UK is reducing the amount of waste it generates and mitigating its harmful effect on the environment, as shown by charts from the 2018 edition of DEFRA’s Digest of Waste and Resource Statistics

The UK is reducing the amount of waste it generates and mitigating its harmful effect on the environment, as shown by charts from the 2018 edition of DEFRA’s Digest of Waste and Resource Statistics (download full infographic here).

Since 2000, raw material consumption has fallen in proportion to GDP growth. DEFRA said this suggests there has been a “decoupling of resource use from income generation across the economy” (see figure 1).

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