The government is to consult on banning the sale of plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in England later this year
The Chinese government has announced that the import of a further 32 types of solid waste will be prohibited over the next two years, including stainless steel scraps and post-industrial plastics
The European Parliament endorsed on Wednesday a package of legislation setting binding targets on waste and recycling, a key part of the EU's ambitions for a more 'circular' economy
The directors of a waste company in north Wales have been ordered to pay a total of almost £300,000 as compensation for running an illegal waste operation.
The UK recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans is continuing to rise, according to an analysis by the Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) which found that most of it is being recycled within Europe.
A Northumberland farmer who was prosecuted last year for twice polluting a protected watercourse has been ordered to pay almost £3,000 more in fines and costs for failing to fix the source of the pollution.
DEFRA has boasted that it is backing the EU’s circular economy package, despite leaked documents revealing it lobbied for lower targets just three months ago. What are the implications of this change of heart, asks Conor McGlone
The operator of an incinerator bottom ash facility successfully appealed an Environment Agency decision to refuse it a permit. James Parsons explores what was learned
The body that represents local authority recycling officers has said “a fundamental shift is needed” and direct charging for collections may be necessary if England is to improve on its stalling recycling rate.
The EA has published a long list of new fees, licences and permit guidance for the waste, water and energy sectors in England following a strategic review of charges in November
The UK government has confirmed that it will back draft EU rules requiring member states to recycle 65% of their municipal waste by 2030 and said that it will explore whether even more ambitious recycling targets could be introduced after Brexit
The pledge by environment secretary Michael Gove to introduce a deposit return scheme across the UK raises a number of questions about its implementation, cost and effectiveness
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