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
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.
Environmental groups broadly applauded the government’s environmental guarantees contained in the Brexit white paper, but many have suggested it has left key questions about the future of the UK’s environmental governance unanswered
A European chemicals association has warned of the potential for disruptions to manufacturing as the European Chemicals Agency names three silicone monomers and the metal lead as substances of very high concern (SVHCs).
Investment in the production of key bio-based chemicals could be an economic and environmental boon for the UK, according to a report commissioned by research community the Lignocellulosic Biorefinery Network
Delays in permitting could lead to a shortage of waste wood next winter, according to the Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA).
DEFRA said it will retain the existing 14 categories of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) after consulting on EU rules which aim to expand the regulations to cover all products.
Businesses across the UK packaging supply chain have said they are willing to pay more into a reformed producer responsibility system, following a series of industry talks commissioned by the government.
Bath, Somerset | Regenesis
Derby, Derbyshire | South Derbyshire District Council
Stoneleigh, Coventry | National Farmers’ Union (NFU)
Middlebrough | Waste Recruit
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