A RENEWABLE energy entrepreneur has declared the Scottish Government must unlock further investment if local councils are to meet a ban on sending biodegradable waste to landfill. With hundreds of thousands of tonnes of food waste continuing to be sent to landfill, ministers have pushed back the deadline for implementing the ban by four years to 2025. But Robert Etherson, founder and partner of Energen Biogas, believes the general public is not sufficiently buying into recycling because of the Scottish Government’s failure to properly communicate the benefits. And he said the landfill ban will not be met unless there is more investment in anaerobic digestion facilities.
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