Waste & Resources

The latest air management news, analysis, best practice, data and insight, covering recycling, natural resources, energy-from-waste, construction waste, electrical and packaging

To sign up for our new Products, Chemicals, Waste and Resources email bulletin,  click here .


Environmental Politics Brexit Hub

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...

Latest news

Waste

Environment Agency doubles list of convictions to be declared in permit applications

The Environment Agency (EA) has extended the list of convictions that must be declared when a person applies for an environmental permit for waste activities or installations

Waste

No-deal Brexit: DEFRA urges waste firms to review export contingency plans

Waste firms should review their export contingency plans in case of disruption at ports should the UK crash out of the EU without a deal, the government has warned

Waste

Suez reality checks DEFRA's waste proposals

Waste firm Suez has today launched a tool aimed at helping local authorities assess the likely cost implications of the government’s plans to overhaul the waste sector

Waste

UK’s ‘creaking recycling infrastructure’ nearing overload, says packaging firm

The UK will fall short of its target to recycle 65% of its household waste by “more than a decade” and its recycling infrastructure is close to overload, according to a report

Waste

UK’s largest EfW plant increases incineration capacity

The Environment Agency (EA) has approved a permit application from waste firm Viridor, allowing it to increase the capacity of its Runcorn Energy from Waste (EfW) plant by 250,000 tonnes per year

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

Find these articles useful?

Get more great articles like these straight to your inbox. Find out more about our weekly bulletins

SIGN UP
Data & Insight

In depth content that helps you to understand implications, consider risk, implement and deliver best practice

LAUNCH
Trackers

Our trackers help you to monitor risk, identify new opportunities, manage key deadlines and benchmark best practice

LAUNCH

Compliance Deadlines

Plan ahead with our Calendar feature highlighting upcoming compliance deadlines

Compliance Search

Discover all ENDS content in one place, including legislation summaries to keep up to date with compliance deadlines

ENDS
Europe

Europe's environmental news and information service

LAUNCH
ENDS Waste & Bioenergy

Tracking the waste-to-energy and biomass energy industries

LAUNCH
ENDS Compliance Manager

Track legislation and demonstrate compliance in support of EHS management requirements

LAUNCH