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11 Dec 2013
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Waste Management Plan for England
Defra opens consultation on a Waste Management Plan for England, which does not...
Ship Recycling Regulations agreed
EU approves new Ship Recycling Regulations, but green groups say the law will...
Defra urges UK to adapt to climate change
Government calls on UK to prepare for the effects of climate change, as it...
Illegal exports have been a hot topic lately, as domestic reprocessors highlight their detrimental impact, governments consult on changing regulations, and authorities...
News in Brief
Novelis named Aluminium Fabricator of the Year, Bertie Bulb visits Devon, Screwfix achieves zero waste, and more…
MWDA contract with SITA on hold until trial
High Court orders Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority to delay entering into its waste contract with SITA until 2014.
No packaging levy for Ireland
Due to costs, Ireland will not be introducing a packaging levy ‘at this time’, says Environment Minister Phil Hogan.
Sense of Security
We’ve always known that many of earth’s riches are finite, but now we’re really starting to feel the pinch. Libby Peake learns how governments and businesses are dealing...
Tricks of the Trade
As the EU announces it is to withhold millions of carbon credits from the market, Annie Reece explores the quandary of carbon trading
CEPI warns of the ‘end of paper recycling’
The Confederation of European Paper Industries has barricaded the EC in protest of its plans to ‘end paper recycling’.
MEPs vote through a cap on crop-based biofuels
The European Parliament has voted to cap the use of crop-based biofuels to six per cent of transport fuel.
Defra opens biodiversity offsetting consultation
Defra has launched a public consultation on introducing a ‘biodiversity offsetting’ scheme in England.
Scotgen permit revoked after series of breaches
Scotgen’s Dargavel plant permit revoked after 'failing to meet any reasonable expectation of environmental performance'.
Plastics firm fined after serious injury
Plastics recycler Preston Plastics has been ordered to pay £14,533 after a falling plastic bale badly injured a worker.
Caroline Lucas MP arrested for protesting
Former leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas MP, has been arrested for protesting at Cuadrilla’s Balcombe site.
Biffa launches safe driving campaign in Wirral
Biffa, Wirral Borough Council and local police launch a safe driving campaign to reduce dangers to staff and vehicles.
DCLG issues renewable energy planning guidance
The Department for Communities and Local Government replaces planning guidance for renewable and low-carbon projects.
UK misses 2011/12 renewable energy target
The UK fails to meet its 2011/12 renewable energy target and sees 10 per cent rise in coal use, new DECC figures show.
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