waste after brexit

Environmental groups urge greater law scrutiny after Brexit

Environmental groups urge greater law scrutiny after Brexit The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) and other professional bodies in the environmental sector say the Government’s EU (Withdrawal) Bill fails to allow adequate Parliamentary scrutiny of changes needed for implementing … Read More

recycling

New approach to recycling could secure £150m a year

New approach to recycling could secure £150m a year Councils could plough £150m into the economy every year if they used their recycling services to generate high-quality materials, a new report claims.  Conducted by five recycling companies in Northern Ireland, … Read More

leisure waste

Effective waste management solutions for the leisure sector

Effective waste management solutions that deliver greater efficiency and cost savings to the leisure sector Leisure, tourism and hospitality provide millions of jobs and are vital elements to the UK’s economy. Attracting over 30 million overseas visitors per year, the … Read More

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Risk of waste crime due to lack of understanding of key legislation

 Rural businesses are putting themselves at risk of waste crime due to fundamental lack of understanding of key legislation New national research commissioned by ‘right Waste, right Place’ shows that almost a third of agriculture businesses claim to have had … Read More

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ESA accuses Eunomia report of “flawed” findings

ESA accuses Eunomia report of “flawed” findings ESA executive director Jacob Hayler has slammed a Eunomia report on residual waste for its flawed findings. The 12th Eunomia Residual Waste Infrastructure Review found that the UK’s supply of treatment capacity will … Read More

WEEE

WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE

WRAP Report Reveals Circular Opportunities For WEEE Consumer appetite for circular business models, such as take back schemes, is growing, presenting the resources sector with new opportunities to work in partnership with electrical brands and retailers, according to new research … Read More

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Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy

Existing Economic Measures Can Bring Us Closer To Circular Economy A new study, released by the Reloop Platform and Zero Waste Europe, and produced by Rezero, claims that existing economic instruments can bring Europe to the next stage of the … Read More

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London Assembly Launches Investigation into Waste Management

London Assembly Launches Investigation into Waste Management The London Assembly’s Environment Committee has launched an investigation into London’s waste generation, handling and disposal, with an aim of reducing waste and promoting the city’s move towards a circular economy. London generates … Read More

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Government needs greater accountability over resources

Government needs greater accountability over resources The UK should establish bodies to oversee Government policy to boost resource efficiency and environmental responsibility, a major waste management conference has been told. Baroness Parminter, Liberal Democrat spokesperson in the House of Lords … Read More

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ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy

ESA: Ofgem Waste to Energy Cuts Make Mockery of Circular Economy The decision by the UK’s energy regulator Ofgem to reduce payments to small decentralised generators by almost 95% has been criticised by the Environmental Services Association. The decision by … Read More