Packaging recovery note (PRN) prices will start at "much lower levels" in 2021, compliance specialists have predicted, after the publication of provisional packaging data for the third quarter of 2020. The data suggests that all ...

There should be a “bigger role” for recycling in the waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) sector as the source of critical raw materials, the WEEE Forum’s director general has said. Pascal Leroy said the European...

EXCLUSIVE: Questions about the export of waste to Sri Lanka which have been deemed illegal by Sri Lanka’s Environmental Authority have been raised this week in parliament. And, recycling minister Rebecca Pow has warned that those ...

The government has awarded £22.5 million in funding to five research centres in London, Loughborough and Exeter aiming to reduce waste and boost recycling. The research centres will explore how the reuse of waste materials in the...

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a draft ‘National Recycling Strategy’ for public comment. Issued by the EPA for comment until  4 December 2020, the aim is for it to be finalised in early ...

Provisional packaging data published by the Environment Agency has been welcomed by compliance specialists, who say targets now look very likely to be met.   Published this week, the data is based on “dynamic reports on the ...

Packaging waste recycling and recovery targets for 2020 through to 2022 are “broadly achievable” according to updated PackFlow reports published this week. But, the reports caution that the targets will be "challenging ...

“Big improvements” are needed in how local authorities record waste collection data, WRAP's special advisor for collections and recycling has said.  Chris Mills was speaking at the virtual 2020 LARAC Conference yesterday (14 ...