In the wake of concerns from the Environment Agency (EA) about waste wood classification, the Wood Recyclers Association (WRA) has published a guide to help wood recyclers and reprocessors accurately report hazardous waste wood if it arrives on site in waste wood loads.
The UK is currently on course to meet recycling obligations for all key packaging materials, according to new figures, though the potential Chinese ban on some imports could see more price volatility on the horizon.
A possible extension of the landfill tax to punish illegal disposal and new packaging recycling targets for paper, aluminium, steel and wood were included in today’s Budget, but climate change policies were a notable omission.
A round-up of news from the waste and resources sector, including a new head of the Wood Recyclers Association, plastic recycling at Fusion Festival and recycling rewards for a children's heart charity.
The Environment Agency has released new guidelines on the production of fire prevention plans for waste and recycling sites, which it believes will help reduce the incidence of fires. But what do they mean for recycling businesses?