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UK recycling policy may surpass EU plans

December 13, 2018

At a recent LARAC conference held in Nottingham, a new policy on...

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EU Circular Economy package becomes law

July 19, 2018

The European Union’s long-awaited waste legislation came into effect at the beginning...

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WEEE processors criticise ‘unambitious’ Defra

March 16, 2018

The companies have responded to the British Government’s collection targets, and suggested...

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Defra lowers WEEE collection targets

March 12, 2018

The UK Government’s environmental ministry has announced a provisional decrease in target...

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WEEE collection misses 2017 targets

March 5, 2018

The United Kingdom’s ambitions for WEEE collection last year proved unreachable, the...

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Latest UK WEEE compliance fees set

February 8, 2018

The WEEE compliance fees for 2017 will be set according to a...

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Gove’s reticence on DEFRA opposition

January 29, 2018

During a recent Parliamentary debate, Gove failed to confirm or deny DEFRA’s...

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Britain struggles with plastic waste problem

January 2, 2018

As a result of China’s recent well-documented ban on certain imports, Britain...

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Trade bodies petition for recycling industry support

September 28, 2017

Four UK trade associations have written a letter to Environment Minister calling...

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Defra expects to implement circular economy

September 26, 2017

Speaking at a conference last week, a Defra official revealed the department...

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