The Environment Agency (EA) has denied claims that there is a shortage of incineration capacity in the UK to deal with clinical waste, after it emerged last week that a firm had been stockpiling the hazardous material illegally
Highly hazardous clinical waste, including some anatomical waste, has been being stockpiled rather than disposed of by a waste firm, prompting the Environment Agency (EA) to hold emergency talks with central government
An increase in landfilling for the fourth year running, a capacity crunch, multiple bans on waste exports and ongoing uncertainty provided by Brexit. Is England facing a perfect storm? Conor McGlone investigates
The total quantity of waste incinerated in Scotland in 2017 increased by 12% last year, according to the latest figures from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
A contractor has been appointed to rebuild Yorkshire Water’s sewage sludge treatment facility in Brighouse, Huddersfield
Luxury fashion brand Burberry has announced it will stop the practice of destroying unsaleable products “with immediate effect”
With just over six months to go until the UK's formal departure from the EU, get the lowdown on what we know so far about how Brexit could affect waste policy and the implications for environmental practitioners
A Treasury-proposed tax on treating plastic through energy from waste has not been welcomed by the waste industry, with some observers warning it could push more plastic into landfills. Catherine Early reports
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