News Thursday 28 May 2020
28 May 2020

Jacobs in organics call for green waste quality

The need to get plastics waste out of the green waste stream from households is a “big messaging agenda”, Jeremy Jacobs, technical director of the Renewable Energy Association, has emphasised in an exclusive video interview with letsrecycle.com. Mr Jacobs retires tomorrow (29 May) from his work as technical director...

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27 October 2000

Secretarial change for textile recyclers

 

Warm words of farewell have been voiced by textile recyclers across the UK following the decision by Peggie Watterson to step down from the position of secretary to the Textile Recycling Association. Mrs Watterson will be ...

26 October 2000

Lottery 50m welcomed by New Opportunities Fund

 

The New Opportunities Fund has welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Tony Blair that 150 million of Lottery funds has been allocated to environment renewal. The NOF said the money will encourage and support efforts ...

26 October 2000

New non-executive directors for Environment Agency

 

Sarah Parkin, a former Green Party activist and now a director of the Forum for the Future has been appointed as a non-executive director of The Environment Agency by Environment Minister Michael Meacher. Mr Meacher has also ...

26 October 2000

DETR seeks views over future of aggregates

 

Securing a sustainable supply of aggregate minerals in England is the subject of a government consultation launched this week. The paper focuses on sustainable aggregates supply and sets out key issues and possible new approaches, ...

26 October 2000

Lifestyles must change – is message for Lancashire

 

The 15 local authorities in Lancashire are carrying out a consultation exercise with residents following publication of the draft municipal waste management strategy for Lancashire. The message to residents is similar to that from ...

25 October 2000

No quick pay-out for recycling’s National Lottery cash

 

Waste management companies and the voluntary and community sector have welcomed Prime Minister Tony Blair’s announcement yesterday that £50 million of National Lottery cash will be allocated to boosting kerbside recycling. But, unlike ...

25 October 2000

BT and Sutton council among National Recycling Awards winners

 

Winners of seven National Recycling Awards were unveiled last night with the best local authority initiative won by South Lakeland District Council and best industry recycling initiative going to BT. The awards were held at a ...

24 October 2000

Environment Agency to tighten controls on packaging waste system

 

The Environment Agency is set to tighten up various aspects of the controls it imposes under the packaging waste regulations in a move which could help push up the value of PRNs (packaging waste recovery notes) next year. There ...

24 October 2000

Tony Blair backs doorstep recycling for all

 

Prime Minister Tony Blair - in a passionate speech about the need to tackle a range of environmental issues - called today for every local authority to offer “doorstep recycling”. His focus on kerbside or doorstep recycling came during a ...