Stiffer Penalties for Illegal Waste Operators

New sentencing guidelines urging greater fines have been launched for companies and individuals that commit environmental offence. It is estimated that there are more than 1,000 illegal waste sites throughout the UK, causing vast amounts of pollution and ruining people’s … Read More

Luminaire Manufacturers, Producers and Distributors to Join WEEE Compliance Schemes

In order to achieve higher waste luminaire recycling rates throughout the UK, requests have been made for luminaire producers to join WEEE producer compliance schemes. Due to the waste management of luminaire products being largely unregulated, calls to join WEEE … Read More

Rural Business will Save £100m Through DEFRA’s Regulation Cuts

80,000 pages of environmental guidance will receive significant cuts by PRIME Minister David Cameron. Among those to be snipped are 380 pages on waste management and 286 pages regarding regulations on hedgerow maintenance. In a speech to the Federation of … Read More

Guidance on WEEE Regulations Issued by BIS

Businesses are prepared for the changes to the WEEE system by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The WEEE Regulations 2013: Government Guidance Notes were released by the Department for BIS on the 1st of November for individuals … Read More

New Regulations Promoted by Zero Waste Scotland

Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has launched a Scotland-wide campaign to raise awareness of the change in the up and coming waste regulations. On January 1st 2014 The Waste (Scotland) Regulations come into force, after which all businesses and organisations  will … Read More