The government is to consider using taxes to encourage recycling instead of incineration, following strong public support for the option in its consultation on using the tax system to reduce plastic pollution, the Treasury has revealed
Three companies are suspected of illegally shipping waste to Poland and are under criminal investigation by the Environment Agency (EA)
The waste industry is calling for a reform to the carriers, brokers and dealers (CBD) regulatory regime, which it argues is significantly contributing to waste crime
Just a third of plastic used by households is recyclable, according to the Local Government Association (LGA) which is calling for manufacturers to take action
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
The Environment Agency (EA) is warning that empty industrial units across the country are being increasingly targeted by waste criminals to dispose of thousands of tonnes of illegal waste
England will burn more than it recycles by the end of the next financial year as more local authorities opt for energy from waste, according to a new report by the Green Party
Landlords cannot close their eyes to what is happening on their land, legal experts say, after the High Court threw out an appeal by a landowner against a conviction for ‘knowingly permitting’ an unauthorised waste operation. Conor McGlone reports
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