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Associations back higher packaging recycling targets

Waste industry associations have unanimously backed higher packaging recycling targets for some materials in response to a consultation by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Industry bodies including the

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Packaging producer compliance schemes have offered differing views over future recycling targets for packaging waste up to the end of the decade. The difference of views from schemes emerged in responses to a consultation into ...

The Environment Agency has agreed to work with the Wood Recyclers’ Association on a template for the development of fire prevention plans. The agreement comes after months of lobbying by the Association which has felt that the ...

With news on: Biowood's waste-inspired Christmas tree; ACE UK reaches wood fibre-traceability goal; Eunomia researches circularity across furniture supply chain and; Lincolnshire's EfW plant set for winter.

A number of waste trade associations have joined together to lobby the Environment Agency over the latest version of its Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) guidance. The Wood Recyclers Association, the Tyre Recovery Association, the ...

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has today (29 November) outlined proposed recycling targets for paper, steel, aluminium and wood packaging up to 2020. Three options have been outlined for the ...

UK Wood Recycling Ltd has been ordered to pay £143,335 in fines and costs for storing waste wood in a manner likely to cause pollution at its site near Redcar in 2014. The company, based in Manchester, was sentenced at Teesside ...

Environmental equipment supplier Terex has announced that its products will be sold via two distinct brands, following acquisitions of two competitor businesses. The company’s environmental equipment which includes chippers...

German-owned energy from waste specialist MVV Environment has officially announced the opening this week (1 November) of its Ridham Dock biomass plant in Kent. The plant has cost around £126 million (€140 million) to build, and...

A fire that broke out on Saturday morning (1 October) at Countrystyle’s waste wood site at Ridham Docks remains alight, the Kent Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed. The fire started at 09:04 on Saturday and involved a “...

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