Resources and Waste Strategy

How we deal with our materials, waste and resources now and in the future is one of the biggest challenges we face.

Over the past few years we have seen some reduction in waste generated and some improvement in the amount of waste that is recycled in Cornwall, but we need to do much more.

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Being better at managing household materials, waste and resources is beneficial to us all, and it is important that everyone in Cornwall makes an active contribution to reducing the amount of waste we create, and to reusing and recycling more.

Our strategy is titled ‘It’s in our hands’. Only when we all work together, can we make a real difference for Cornwall and its unique and special environment.

The Resources and Waste Strategy sets out our future goals and aspirations, and provides details of our future delivery plans and we welcome its publication to promote the changes required by all.