Coronavirus: 9 ways the waste sector is adapting to the outbreak

The waste sector is one of the few critical industries required to keep operating during the lockdown. Here’s what you need to know about how the sector is adapting to the crisis.

1 Government in regular contingency talks with waste sector 
DEFRA is in weekly talks with the waste industry and local authorities about ensuring collection and disposal services continue to operate. Environment minister Rebecca Pow said last week that the “discussions include consideration of potential risks and impacts and whether further measures or resources funding might be necessary”.

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