Failure to plan sees millions of tonnes of bioresources go to waste

Scotland must get better at accessing its bioresources if it is to unlock millions of tonnes of valuable material, according to Zero Waste Scotland

Agricultural feedstocks represent the largest sector from which feedstocks for biorefining could be available. Photograph: Leonid Andronov/123RFScotland could build a better circular economy by increasing the reuse of 27 million tonnes of byproducts and waste annually, a new report has found. But to do so the country must first improve logistics and address rival demands for feedstocks.

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