Thérèse Coffe

China ban creates opportunities for secondary markets in the UK says Environment Minister

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Thérèse Coffey has said that the China ban creates ‘the opportunity for secondary markets...

Welsh Government launch new £6.5 million circular economy fund

The Welsh Government has announced a new £6.5 million Circular Economy Fund to help Wales reach its aims of 70% recycling by 2025 and 100% recycling by 2050.  
aluminium can recycling

Scottish deposit return scheme to include metal cans, with a 20p deposit refund

The Scottish Government has announced that its new Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) will include aluminium and steel cans and drink containers made of glass...
Ricoh

New speakers confirmed for The Recycling Event

The Recycling Event is fast approaching, and with under three months to go, and over 100 delegates already attending, we’ve got some...
Sepa

The Scottish recycling rate fell in 2017, according to SEPA statistics

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has released its official waste statistics which shows that the Scottish recycling rate fell in 2017.   These statistics provide...
recycling

Waste firms partner to prevent local recycling monopolies

A group of six independent waste management firms have joined forces in a bid to try and prevent the proposal of local...

Zero Waste Scotland launch new circular economy website

A new website by Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has launched that will outline ways the country’s businesses can maximise opportunities in the circular economy and respond to...
Nicola Sturgeon

Key Scottish regions could receive a £1 billion boom for circular economy businesses

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon is to announce today that key regions of Scotland could be at the heart of an estimated £1 billion...

Exports of recycled materials have a place in global economy, says TRA

The Recycling Association has said that exports of recycled materials have their place in part of a global economy, but these need to...
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...
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