Before a new scheme can be put in place, issues surrounding how the current packaging recovery note system is enforced need to be studied. Conor McGlone takes a closer look
Just a third of plastic used by households is recyclable, according to the Local Government Association (LGA) which is calling for manufacturers to take action
Burberry incinerated £90m worth of unsold stock over five years, according to the company’s annual report. Conor McGlone investigates what the practice reveals about England’s waste enforcement policy
Public spending watchdog the National Audit Office (NAO) has accused the government of not “facing up to underlying recycling issues” in a report on the UK’s packaging obligation system
Luxury UK fashion label Burberry has denied it breached environmental regulations after media reports this week revealed it had incinerated some £90m worth of stock in the last five years.
With the UK government committed to introducing a scheme to pay bottle recyclers, Sweden, which has been doing it for decades, can provide some useful pointers, finds Conor McGlone
The government has agreed to consider a number of suggestions for cutting fluorinated greenhouse gas (F-gas) emissions proposed by the Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee (EAC)
The Environment Agency has seen reports that local authorities are stockpiling waste and being re-charged by contractors to cover their costs of paying to dispose of waste
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