High Court rules on recycling

In an important test case, the High Court has held that many forms of recycling and scrap metal operations fall within legal definitions of waste recovery, and require licensing. The decision is the outcome of a long-running legal dispute between the scrap metal industry and the Environment Agency, and the complex judgment clarifies a number of key issues, although some grey areas remain.

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