Poland is to send 45 containers containing 1,000 tonnes of illegal waste back to the UK. The containers were marked as plastic recycling and destined for Polish waste facilities. However, when they were intercepted by officials at a port in Gdynia they were found to contain tins, detergent packaging, boxes and engine oil.
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has confirmed that three companies are “currently under active criminal investigation” by the... More
With plastics waste hogging the headlines, Allan Sandilands, Senior Consultant at Resource Futures, shines a light on construction waste – the ‘silent sector’ that has slipped under the radar at a time of heightened focus on waste and resources
In the wake of concerns from the Environment Agency that hazardous waste wood is being wrongly classified, the Wood Recyclers Association has published a best practice guide for reporting hazardous waste.