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What would a Brexit delay mean for the environment?

What would a Brexit delay mean for the environment?

Debate is raging over whether the UK should request extending its EU membership after the...

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Recycling

Council set to close recycling banks, citing budget pressures

Shropshire Council plans to close and remove its recycling bring bank sites this spring, if the move is approved by the council’s cabinet this week

Waste

Aggregates levy review to consider environmental impact, Treasury says

A comprehensive review into an environmental tax intended to reduce the extraction of fresh aggregate, such as rock, sand and gravel, will begin in the spring, the Treasury has confirmed

Waste

Waste boss hit with £30,000 fine for running three illegal sites

A waste boss has been given a suspended jail sentence and ordered to pay £30,000 after pleading guilty to accepting waste onto three sites for a prolonged period without the necessary environmental permits in place

Waste

Waste firm to launch landfill leachate purification pilot

A waste firm and a water purification company have secured government funding for a pilot project that aims to harness landfill gas energy to extract water from leachate produced at a landfill site

Waste

Natural capital approach ‘very alien’ to waste sector

The natural capital approach remains “very alien” to waste industry practitioners, according to the trade body representing the sector

Analysis

Waste

How Brexit could lead to a rise in ‘waste tourism’

How Brexit could lead to a rise in ‘waste tourism’

Brexit is opening up the doors to the prospect of divergence in environmental standards across the UK, finds Conor McGlone, setting the scene set for an increase in ‘waste tourism’

Environmental Politics

10 key things that happened this week

Ten of the biggest stories from the past week: Spring statement: six things you need to know; India bans plastic waste imports; UK set to miss biodiversity goals; Go-ahead for mandatory biodiversity net gain plan and more

Energy

International Women’s Day: Women in the environment sector

To mark International Women’s Day, ENDS has put together a selection of women in the environment sector, each of whom are blazing a trail at the top of their fields.

Products & Chemicals

Why the UK’s deposit return schemes could be vulnerable to fraud

England and Scotland are pressing ahead with separate versions of deposit return schemes for plastic bottles, but divergence could lead to fraud and confusion, finds Conor McGlone

Land, Ecology & Development

What will the £5bn WINEP programme mean for consultancies?

The 2021-25 Water Industry National Environment Programme is the biggest scheme of environmental works yet to be undertaken by water companies. ENDS looks at the opportunities it will bring for consultancies

Environmental Politics

How will the government's plans to overhaul the waste sector affect industry?

With the government planning a major overhaul of the UK’s waste sector, Conor McGlone investigates how the proposals could impact the supply chain

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