Key stakeholders from across the packaging value chain have written to Environment Secretary Michael Gove and ministers in Scotland and Wales, outlining their priorities for the next stage of delivery of the Resources and Waste Strategy (RWS).
The letter, sent last Saturday (11 May), comes as... More
The government is consulting on reforms to the UK’s packaging producer responsibility regime. So what are Defra’s proposals for a new system and how have businesses responded so far? Ecosurety and SUEZ comment.
The latest figures from the Environment Agency reveal that across the 2018 calendar year 492,532 tonnes of household WEEE were collected by producer compliance schemes, falling almost 45,000 tonnes short of the 2018 target.
Eunomia Chairman Dominic Hogg welcomes the release of four government consultations on packaging waste and recycling – but will a lack of joined-up thinking impede the creation of a coherent final system?
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The French Government is set to introduce new rules obligating online marketplaces, such as Amazon, to ensure that the collection and recycling of waste arising from products sold through their sites is properly financed.
The European Recycling Platform UK (ERP UK) has become the latest company to join the expanding membership of the On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme as it seeks to boost consumer engagement in recycling and boost recycling rates.
As demand for electronic equipment in Nigeria continues to rise, what happens to it at its end of life is increasingly coming under the microscope. Valentine Iwenwanne examines the problem of e-waste disposal and the potential solutions.
Plans to introduce separate food waste collections to every household in England by 2023 and ensure producers pay for the costs of managing their waste packaging have been included in the long-awaited Resources and Waste Strategy.