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...
RECOUP

Local authorities are experiencing issues with the plastic market, says RECOUP

According to a new report from RECOUP, local authorities are experiencing issues with the plastics market, with nearly half stating that market...
Veolia

Major companies to sign Waste to Wealth Commitment to help prevent climate change 

Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network will urge major companies to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent climate change...
bottle

Firm to develop a deposit return scheme for North West England

Recycling firm Advanced Sustainable Developments (ASD) has said that it is aiming to create a circular economy in the North West of...
Gove

Packaging sector writes to Gove calling for world leading use of resources

Major players in the packaging supply chain have signed a letter that has been sent to Environment Minister Michael Gove urging him...
Waste sector mergers and acquisitions by sub sector

Highest level of waste sector deals since 2010

UK waste sector mergers and acquisitions activity was higher in 2017 than in any of the previous six years. Financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP's...
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...
Parliament

Draft Environmental Bill needs “significant revisions” says the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has released a report criticising the draft Environment Bill and is urging the Government to...

University of Hull to lead €3.8m circular economy research project

The University of Hull (UoH) is leading a €3.8m (£3.35m) research project that will examine how to create a more sustainable environment, as well as explore aspects of a circular economy.  The European-funded Horizon...
Environment Secretary Michael Gove

Businesses and manufactures to pay full cost of recycling under Resources and Waste Strategy

As part of the recently published Resources and Waste Strategy by Defra, businesses and manufacturers will now pay the full cost of recycling and...
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