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UK has sufficient incineration capacity, Environment Agency says

UK has sufficient incineration capacity, Environment Agency says The Environment Agency (EA) has said there is sufficient incineration capacity in the UK, despite calls for more infrastructure to be built. The remarks were made following news that clinical waste had … Read More

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New Environment Agency crime powers come into force

New Environment Agency crime powers come into force New powers to tackle waste crime, including allowing the Environment Agency to lock illegal waste sites and force rogue traders to clean up all waste, came into force on the 29th of … Read More

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EA unveils new charging regime

EA unveils new charging regime The Environment Agency has published a new charging scheme for regulatory permits and services which it claims will ensure businesses cover the costs of services rather than the public. And, the new costs will look … Read More

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Environment Agency consults on permitting charges

Environment Agency consults on permitting charges The Environment Agency is consulting on changes to the way it issues permits, with a plan to levy charges on sites which require more regulatory effort. As part of the changes – which would … Read More

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Environment Agency Environmental Management Quality Protocols: converting waste into non-waste products

Many organisations are unaware of how waste impacts their bottom line. The EU Waste Framework Directive outlines 5 core steps for dealing with waste and when ranked according their environmental impact, they make up the ‘waste hierarchy’. With an increase … Read More

Environment Agency to Confirm Separate Collection Legislation

As part of efforts to enforce a separate collection approach, the Environment Agency is asking councils and waste collection companies to supply information on their collection arrangements by the end of March 2015. As set out under the Waste (England … Read More

Waste Management – Waste Hierarchy Resources

Click on the links below to download these Waste Hierarchy Resources WRAP Waste Hierarchy Resource Environment Agency Quick Guide Defra Waste Hierarchy Guidance GPT Waste offer a full Waste Review Service free of charge. Find out how they can help … Read More