The packaging compliance sector has reacted positively to provisional monthly packaging data which has shown that most materials are posting increases in recycling or exports, when compared with last year. Released by the ...

By Michael Holder The government should give new, clear guidance to local authorities in England to standardise recycling collections in order to create new economic opportunities, a parliamentary ...

Councils in Norfolk are expected to agree a 10-year contract with Norfolk-owned Norse Commercial Services, which will see an increase in the amount of recyclable materials collected at the kerbside. It is hoped that the contract ...

By Will Date Changes have been made to the Quality Protocol which determines when aggregates produced from inert waste have reached product status and are no longer regarded as waste. The

OPINION: Jeremy Jacobs, technical director of the Renewable Energy Association (REA), pushes the quality message. You will have heard the Organics Recycling Group (ORG) of the REA beat this drum many times in the past, but there ...

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 ...

Publication of a standard covering the sourcing of recovered paper – and the quality level it should reach – is to be delayed yet again. The standard, known as PAS 105, was originally due out in March 2005 but now the British ...

It has already been more than a year since the revised EU Waste Framework Directive - the document which sets the ground rules for waste management across Europe - was signed, leaving the UK with less than 12 months to complete the ...