The government has laid out its legislative plans for waste and recycling in the coming Parliament in today’s (14 October) Queen’s Speech, including extended producer responsibility (EPR) and a deposit return scheme (DRS).
Although the government’s ability to enact its legislative agenda remains almost non-existent having seen its slim majority evaporate in recent months, while the prospect of an early general election looms, the aspects of the Environment Bill revealed in the speech... More
The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) has called on the Netherlands Government to rethink its decision to introduce a tax on the import of refuse derived fuel (RDF).
With a report published today (24 September) suggesting that insufficient data will cause the UK to miss the goal of halving food waste by 2030, Tesco has called for the government to introduce mandatory food waste reporting.
Inspired by this year’s surge in environmental activism, the 2019 Recycle Week, which will run from 23-29 September, is on a mission to encourage the public to recycle more of the right things more often.
A group of more than 50 environmental, social justice and human rights NGOs have sent a letter to the Commission Expert Group working on an EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy asking to keep waste incineration out of the scope of green finance.
Statistics from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency reveal that Scotland’s household recycling rate for 2018 has fallen by 0.9 per cent, though the carbon impact of Scottish household waste has also fallen once again.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) has released an updated greenhouse gas calculator for London boroughs, allowing them to assess the environmental impacts of their waste management services against the GLA’s Emissions Performance Standard (EPS).
MP since 2017, Anna McMorrin joined Parliament with a drive to tackle the UK’s environmental issues, hitting out against single-use plastic waste and tabling a bill on extended producer responsibility for packaging. Resource finds out more