Research and analysis

Forecasting 2020 waste arisings and treatment capacity: Norfolk county council residual waste treatment project

Analysis to inform the review of Defra financial support for the Norfolk county council residual waste treatment project.


The forecasts are used to assess the amount of biodegradable municipal waste that goes to landfill and hence whether England is expected to meet the necessary requirements of the EU Landfill Directive.

The analysis provides estimates of the likelihood of meeting the Landfill Directive target and includes an assessment of the potential impact the delivery of the Norfolk County Council (NCC) residual waste treatment project could have on meeting this target.

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