Retailers will not be obliged to publish their food waste data the government has said in response to April’s ‘Food Waste in England’ report by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee, which recommended that more stringent action be enforced to tackle food waste.
Cory Riverside Energy has dismissed reports in the national press that its East London Belvedere incinerator has been put up for sale by the company's owners for more than £1 billion, a decision that some outlets have suggested could start a bidding war among Chinese suitors.
McDonald’s, Starbucks and Greggs are among the 14 organisations that have committed to working towards a long-term and nationwide paper cup recycling solution, funding recycling programme run by ACE UK.
The Welsh Government has set the rates for its new devolved Landfill Disposals Tax, maintaining the UK’s standard rate but adding a new band for unauthorised disposals to provide a deterrent against waste crime.
The UK’s waste and resources sector has been upgraded to a ‘high risk’ environmental policy area on Greener UK’s Brexit Risk Tracker, as Defra admits that the UK is likely to miss 2020 recycling targets.
Refuse workers in Doncaster belonging to the union Unite will be balloted for strike action in the coming days in a dispute over job cuts, with strike action slated to take place over the Christmas period.
The UK public is becoming increasingly confused and frustrated with the lack of harmonisation between recycling collections and difficult-to-understand labelling, according to a new Viridor study released today.
Unite, the trade union, and Birmingham city council face a protracted legal battle as a High Court ruling on Wednesday labeled the council’s issue of redundancy notices to 113 Grade Three refuse workers as ‘unlawful’, with strike action suspended for the immediate future.
The Trades Union Congress has supported an emergency motion condemning Birmingham City Council’s decision to go back on an Acas-brokered deal with Unite following the resignation of council leader John Clancy over his handling of the bin dispute.