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20 May 2013
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Smurfit Kappa’s Simon Weston on why reprocessors should also be willing to...
Industry calls for WEEE to be classed as non-waste
The electronics industry is calling for e-waste to be reclassified as ‘non-...
Three charged for Goole docks waste crime offences
Three directors of Leeds Paper Recycling charged by the Environment Agency for...
Abbey Metals fined for river pollution
Abbey Metals Ltd fined £133,000 for failing to ‘prevent major accidents and limit their consequences to the environment’.
Defra seeks views on environmental regulations
Defra invites views on ‘Smarter Guidance’ for environmental regulations after finding it could save businesses over £10 billion.
Waste exports need ‘greater enforcement’
Industry calls for ‘greater enforcement efforts’ on waste exports, in response to Defra’s shipment of waste consultation.
Defra consults on future WRAP funding
Defra offers stakeholders an opportunity to give their views regarding funding for WRAP's activities in England.
Banbridge recycling change judicial review
The judicial hearing into the legality of Banbridge Council’s decision to bring recycling service ‘in house’ continues.
Industry voices concern with MRF Code of Practice
Stakeholders responding to government’s MRF Code of Practice consultation say regulations need to be ‘strengthened’.
Labour Party launches new waste policy document
Labour would follow Wales and Scotland in setting more challenging recycling targets, says Labour waste policy document.
UK landfill tax to be replaced in Scotland
UK landfill tax could be replaced in Scotland from April 2015, if new Scottish bill is passed by Parliament.
EU rejects ship recycling levy proposals
European Parliament rejects proposal to create a ship recycling levy, but considers ‘incentive-based system’.
5,000 tyres illegally dumped in Burnley mill
Environment Agency officers have discovered almost 5,000 tyres illegally dumped in a derelict Burnley mill.
51 per cent of WDAs unsure of WEEE fulfilments
Survey reveals that 51 per cent of councils responsible for disposing of waste do not know if WEEE targets are being met.
Waste disguised as hay bales in Essex, EA reveals
Essex Police arrest three men for disguising waste as hay bales, prompting organised crime fears.
EU votes against carbon surplus ‘backloading’
The European Parliament’s vote to postpone the auction of surplus carbon trading ‘undermines low-carbon investments’ says DECC.
King’s Lynn Skips fined £108,000 by EA
Managers of King’s Lynn Skips fined £108,000 plus costs after being found guilty of burning waste without a permit.
ENVI votes to create ship recycling fund
European Environment Committee votes through plans to ‘create financial incentives to scrap ships safely’.
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