waste collections

Separate council collections ‘needed to achieve new EU targets’

Separate council collections ‘needed to achieve new EU targets’ Better infrastructure and a uniform approach to separated household collections are among measures needed if the UK is to meet the latest recycling targets endorsed by the European Parliament. The message … Read More


WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight

WEEE collection drop puts targets in spotlight Let’s Recycle recently reported on the collections of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) and how collections have fallen in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period 12 months earlier. … 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

England Runs the Risk of Missing Recycling Targets

Following Defra’s decision to take a step back from waste management, MP’s have urged Government to increase recycling rates across England by 2020. Government has been asked to ensure that only genuine residual waste is sent to energy-from-waste plants. MP’s … Read More

UK and Welsh Governments’ Third Attempt to Transpose EU Rules on Waste Collections Come into Force

In July of this year The Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 were seen by ministers in an attempt to draw a line under the on-going legal dispute over collection methods. Within this new amendment it stipulates that named … Read More