The Green Alliance has published a report which argues that the UK’s critical minerals strategy must consider implementing circular strategies in its handling of raw materials through enforcing recycling and reuse measures.
The body states that the Government must avoid focussing simply on securing supply chains within the strategy, slated to be published in 2022, instead holding additional consideration for means through which to keep resources within the UK economy for longer.... More
A new report published by WEEE Forum calls for action on the treatment of WEEE as scrap metal, urging competent authorities to penalise facilities that illegitimately incorporate WEEE into their unreported waste flows.
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).
Eunomia Research and Consulting has announced that it will be providing technical support to Zero Waste Scotland and the National Bed Federation (NBF) on a project to assess extended producer responsibility (EPR) approach to improve mattress circularity in Scotland.
Authorised Treatment Facilities handle over one million end of life vehicles every year in the UK, but with car sales falling by 98 per cent, could a scrappage scheme be needed to support these recycling facilities?