The methodology used to calculate the WEEE compliance fee is aimed at encouraging the collection and recycling of electronic waste but is the fourth iteration, chosen by DEFRA, anymore likely to achieve this in a fair and efficient way? Conor McGlone investigates
Brexit and repeated resource cuts have left DEFRA struggling to fulfil its duties, forcing it to review and de-prioritise aspects of its workload, according to the National Audit Office
The Environment Agency has extended a consultation on its wide-ranging charging proposals, but fears remain that firms will not have enough time to prepare for the proposed introduction of the revised fees in April 2018. Jamie Carpenter and Gareth Simkins investigate
New Environment Agency performance data shines a spotlight on the plants and operators with the worst records of compliance in 2016
An Environmental Protection Act and a national policy statement underpinning environmental principles are being considered by the environment secretary
Seven in ten people in the UK are being put off recycling old and unused electrical products because of concerns about personal security data breaches
DEFRA is consulting on how to implement amended WEEE regulations without unfairly burdening some manufacturing sectors
A report from the London Assembly environment committee urges the mayor to push the circular economy in London as it claims economic as well as environmental benefits for the city
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