The Office of Environmental Protection (OEP) was officially formed earlier today (17 November) following the passing of the Environment Act 2021 the week prior.
Enshrined into law on 9 November, the Act being granted Royal Assent means that a whole host of environmental targets will become legally-binding once the legislation comes into effect. The OEP will... More
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced that it will be extending the plastic bag charge in England to all retailers from April 2021 as part of its ‘war on plastic waste’.
The Environment Agency (EA) has announced that it will be increasing storage limits at waste transfer stations under its new standard rules permits, with details revealed in a consultation response document on Monday (24 August).