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Waste Utilisation

Waste Utilisation MapChanges in the EU and UK regulatory framework mean that alternatives to landfill and dumping at sea must be found for a range of organic wastes. Recycling to land is a favoured option, but there are both associated benefits and risks, in large part related to properties of the soil. 

This map shows an assessment of these factors combined to give a suitability indicator.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.