Each year in England and Wales, waste collection and disposal costs local authorities more than £2 billion, according to the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, with over 40 million tonnes of rubbish being dumped at landfills annually. Moreover, Ministry of Justice figures indicate that reoffending in the UK costs between £9.5 billion and £13 billion a year, with 44 per cent of people leaving prison going on to commit further offences within 12 months of release. But what... More
The European Parliament has voted to take on proposals to raise the European recycling target to 70 per cent by 2030 and to determine a single calculation method for recycling rates ahead of negotiations for the EU’s Circular Economy Package.
A round-up of news from the waste and resources sector, including a merger for the owner of Dennis Eagle, an app helping Derry residents to recycle, a WEEE collection event and this year's RECOUP Conference.
The Joint Trade Association has been chosen to operate the UK’s waste electrical and electronic equipment compliance fee mechanism for 2015, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills has announced.