Should England be worried about a looming waste crisis?

An increase in landfilling for the fourth year running, a capacity crunch, multiple bans on waste exports and ongoing uncertainty provided by Brexit. Is England facing a perfect storm? Conor McGlone investigates

Scoop in landfill
Some in the industry believe England will run out of landfill capacity in four years' time

The latest waste management figures from the Environment Agency (EA), which revealed an increase in landfilling for the fourth year running and a continued decline in landfill capacity, raise troubling questions about how England is going to deal with its waste into the future.

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