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16 October 2019

Producers to pay ‘full costs’, Bill confirms

The government has confirmed that it will require producers to pay the” full net costs” of their waste products under the much-anticipated Environment Bill which was laid before parliament yesterday. [caption id="...

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9 October 2019

Charity news round-up (8/10/19)


With news on; Wastepack to run for blood cancer charity; Mick George awards sports fund; Beddington ERF supports south London charities; TOMRA partners with eXXpedition:and Suez backs Kirkby good causes.

8 October 2019

Recolight CEO arrested at Extinction Rebellion protests


Nigel Harvey – CEO of the Recolight compliance scheme and chair of the WEEE Scheme Forum – has been arrested at the London Extinction Rebellion protests. The arrest took place at 4.08pm yesterday at Trafalgar Square, one ...

7 October 2019

Devon officer triumphs at LARAC awards


A Devon county council recycling officer has been rewarded for her “extraordinary organisational skills” at the LARAC Celebration Awards 2019. Catherine Causley – Devon county council’s reuse project officer – won the ...

1 October 2019

LARAC gets set for 2019 Conference


Attendees and exhibitors are gearing up for the 2019 LARAC Conference, due to be held near Birmingham this week (2 and 3 October). The event will see more than 400 delegates hear from experts drawn from across the waste and ...

26 September 2019

Recycle Week events and campaigns continue across UK


As Recycle Week 2019 continues, rounds up more events and campaigns from across the country. With news on: Cambridgeshire councils in contamination warning; Scotland highlights food waste recycling ...

26 September 2019

News in brief (26/09/2019)


With news on; Geminor begins transporting waste by rail; Natural Resources Wales set to grant Pembroke Dock permit; UKWSL wins Marston’s contract, and; Axion Polymers renews ISO 9001 certification 

23 September 2019

WRAP reports increase in recycling participation


Three in five UK households now report recycling extra items through their local authority recycling schemes, according to the latest findings published as part of WRAP’s Recycling Tracker survey. Over the past year 60% of homes...

23 September 2019

Recycle Week 2019 round-up


This week the UK is celebrating Recycle Week 2019 (23-29 September) – events and campaigns are being run across the country to encourage people to take recycling action into their own hands. has a round-up of Recycle...

20 September 2019

Recycle Week returns to spread waste awareness message


Britain is ready to take action on recycling – that is the message the waste management industry will be promoting next week as it celebrates the 17th annual Recycle Week between 23 and 29 September. Events are ...

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