Scotland needs to be clear about the infrastructure needed to deliver a world-leading circular economy, according to the Scottish Government’s Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation Ivan McKee.
Addressing Viridor’s online event ‘From Vision to Reality – converting Scotland’s Circular Economy Leadership into concrete actions to ensure we Build Back Better’ on Wednesday (1 July), Mr McKee said: “Scotland’s climate and environmental priorities are intrinsically linked with... More
Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has launched a consultation on the future of recycling in the country as it seeks to reach a 65 per cent recycling rate by 2035.
Powys County Council in Wales has condemned “antisocial acts” and “selfish behaviour” leading to the contamination of tonnes of recyclable material, warning if misuse of community recycling sites continues they risk closure.
The Welsh Government has announced that it has ‘widened the scope’ of its £6.5-million Circular Economy Fund to help the Welsh economy become “more resilient” as it responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Federation of Small Businesses has called for businesses under 200 square feet in size to be exempt from the Scottish deposit return scheme for beverage containers due to space and staffing restrictions.