New Scottish law could ban companies from destroying unused goods

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The Scottish Government is consulting on a proposed Circular Economy Bill that could ban the destruction of unsold goods to ensure products never end up in landfills or are incinerated. The Bill also proposes introducing new reporting to show where the recycling goes after collection, and a mandatory requirement for businesses to report surplus and waste figures for goods such as food and textiles. Read more.

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