“Extreme” Chinese recyclate restrictions would prevent the export of household plastic packaging and mixed paper for recycling from the UK, according to WRAP
The guidance advises chemical firms on how to remain compliant and reminds them of their obligations when dealing with dangerous substances
A post policy review governing producer responsibility regulations for waste packaging has been published advocating no further changes
Despite already being a recycling trailblazer, Wales is consulting on a further increase to its recycling target, providing a lesson in waste management that can be learned across the rest of the UK.
A Scottish committee has pledged to investigate the pros and cons of a DRS scheme as part of an overarching inquiry into how Scotland can best meet its recycling targets
Mandatory approaches to reducing food waste have been recommended by MPs
Andrew Bird: We need to move away from a narrow focus on weight-based recycling targets and extend producer responsibility to help local authorities improve their waste management
A plastic bottle deposit return scheme is being considered for England while the idea remains divisive in Scotland
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