WRAP

WRAP make 25 people redundant due to financial cuts

WRAP chief executive Marcus Gover has announced that the organisation will be making around 25 people redundant due to a decrease in Government funding, and a need to cut fixed costs.  According...
export

MPs call for UK to ban recyclable plastic exports by 2030

A new report from Policy Connect has called for a UK target of net zero exports of recyclable plastic packaging by 2030 at...
bottle

SUEZ publish critical review of Defra’s plans for a new EPR scheme

Waste management firm SUEZ has published a new report which provides a critical review of Defra’s proposed plans and options for a new extended...
clothes

New report calls on Government to introduce ‘penny tax’ on clothes 

The Environmental Audit Committee has called on the Government in a new report to make fashion retailers introduce a one penny producer responsibility tax on...
RECOUP

RECOUP launch ‘Plastics 101’ session in response to industry calls

Plastics Recycling Charity RECOUP has announced a new seminar following a call from their members and the industry to address the knowledge...

Study finds that a 25p latte levy could cost the economy £819m

New research from Ecuity has claimed that a 25p levy on recyclable paper cups could cost the economy £819m and 11,000 jobs in the coffee retail sector.  This study is on...
Mike

Prismm warn packaging manufacturers that they will be liable for full costs of recycling

The Government's new Resources and Waste Strategy will mean that packaging companies, manufacturers and retailers will see their compliance costs rise. Defra has published the...
Cory Riverside Energy from waste plant

Cory Riverside sale secures future plans

SVPGlobal is set to sell Cory Riverside Energy four years after it first invested in the plant. The sale will secure the ongoing development of Riverside...
Government

Government launch consultation to overhaul the waste system 

The UK Government has today launched consultations to overhaul the waste system, cut plastic pollution and move towards a circular economy. 
Parliament

Lords ask industry experts about environmental laws post-Brexit

The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee will hold a roundtable discussion on Wednesday with industry experts to examine how...
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