There is a huge amount of policy, research, and information available online around zero waste, circular economy and climate action.
We have identified just a few sources below, including key agreements, plans and strategies that influence LCR zero waste action. We will keep sources updated and add more links as we find them.
|Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority Climate Action Plan – The Plan details how the Authority will take climate measures in the short and long-term supported by actionable targets.||Visit link|
|Liverpool City Region Year One Climate Action Plan– The Plan creates a framework to set the foundation for actions to achieve the City Region climate and sustainability goals.||Visit link|
|Liverpool City Region: Waste Composition Analysis 2021/22 – A piece of work which helps us to better understand the types of waste that are being recycled and thrown away by local residents.||Visit link|
|Resources and Waste Strategy for England – The Strategy sets out measures to preserve material resources by minimising waste, promoting resource efficiency and moving towards a circular economy.||Visit link|
|25 Year Environment Plan – The Plan sets out what Government will do to improve the environment within a generation.||Visit link|
|Clean Growth Strategy – The Strategy aims to provide a blueprint for Britain’s low carbon future.||Visit link|
|The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is a leading independent organisation publishing reports on accelerating the transition to a circular economy.||Visit link|
|The Green Alliance is an independent thinktank which engages Government and publishes reports on the development of improved environmental policies.||Visit link|
|UN Sustainable Development Goals – The 17 SDGs were adopted by all UN member states in 2015 and provide a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet.||Visit link|
|UN Framework Convention on Climate Change – Signed at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 it provides the basis for international action on tackling climate change and limiting global heating.||Visit link|
|Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment report – The 2021 report identified that global heating is affecting every region on Earth and decisive action is required to avert a climate catastrophe.||Visit link|
|UN Convention on Biodiversity – Also signed at the 1992 Earth Summit, this convention is dedicated to promoting sustainable development and safeguarding natural resources.||Visit link|