Policy paper

Supporting growth of the UK bioeconomy: opportunities from waste

A report highlighting the range of actions being taken across government to grow the bioeconomy using waste as a feedstock.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Building a high value bioeconomy: opportunities from waste


This report highlights the economic and environmental potential of this emerging economy. There are important things government can, and is doing to support the bioeconomy sector and prevent barriers impacting on its growth.

This includes investment to support the commercialisation and scale-up of new innovation, and increase the level and accessibility of publicly available data on the UK feedstock supply chain.

Published 5 March 2015