July’s bloody cull by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson showed he had little desire to reuse the political assets already sitting in Cabinet.
So, what does his government mean for the future of waste and recycling in this country?
Well, first and foremost, despite the changes at the top, there is not likely to be a radical departure from existing policy on green issues. Michael Gove may no longer be the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs after two years in the position, but he is still a Cabinet Office member.
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