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
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
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
Companies agreed to pay out £938,500 for flouting environmental rules between February and May, new data released by the Environment Agency (EA) reveals, 8.8% more than paid out in the previous period.
The London mayor’s vision to tackle the city’s environmental challenges up to 2050 has been published in full
The long-term green strategy for London up to 2050 has been published by the mayor of London
A Nottinghamshire paint and adhesives firm, which for ten years failed in its obligations to recover and recycle packaging, has agreed to pay £37,450 in an enforcement undertaking (EU).
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.
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