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May 25, 2019
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Waste sector ‘stands ready’ to invest £10bn

22 May 2019

The waste sector has said it will invest £10bn over the next 10 years into infrastructure, provided the government can deliver “long-term underpinning stability” through its latest plans to overhaul the system


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80 UK companies ‘in breach of REACH’

At least 80 UK companies have failed to meet data safety standards for chemicals under the REACH regulation, according to a German campaign group

Waste sector denies link between rise in EfW and recycling slump

Representatives of the waste industry have told a cross-party bench of MPs that there is no connection between soaring energy-from-waste levels and low recycling rates

Plastic straws and cotton buds ‘banned’ from 2020

A ban on all plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds in England will come into force from April 2020, the environment secretary has announced

Councils increasingly sending low-grade plastics for incineration

Councils are increasingly sending polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pots, tubs and trays for incineration due to severely limited end markets, a survey of local authorities suggests

Waste industry slams Sadiq Khan’s opposition to EfW

Representatives of the waste sector have described mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s views on energy-from-waste (EfW) as “ill-informed” after he outlined his opposition to a proposed incinerator in Bexley earlier today

MPs demand answers over toxic chemicals clean-up at Grenfell Tower site

The London council in charge with the clean-up of the Grenfell site has been called on to justify the actions it has taken to deal with the environmental contamination and toxic residues still present in the wake of the 2017 tragedy


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09 May 2019

Click through to view a live table containing details of tens of millions of pounds of financial penalties issued by regulators in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland for breaches of environmental regulations


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