The Chinese Government has notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it will introduce a 0.5% contamination level on imported waste materials. The restriction will include paper and cardboard, plastics and others apart from 1% that will be allowed for … Continue reading →
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A 23-year-old man has died after being crushed by a machine at a recycling plant in Cornwall, according to recent reports. It’s understood the employee reportedly became trapped inside a baler yesterday (16 November) afternoon. A spokesman for Devon and … Continue reading →
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UK Supermarkets have agreed to report on food waste by company, using a common methodology, according to reports. The news was reported by The Grocer, which claims a source revealed that talks facilitated by the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD) led … Continue reading →
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Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced plans to consult on a new, independent body for environmental standards. Plans to consult on a new, independent body that would aim to hold Government to account for upholding environmental standards in England after we … Continue reading →
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CIWM’s CEO, Dr Colin Church, looks at how environmental legislation might be governed post-Brexit, following Michael Gove’s announcement that the Defra intends to consult on the issue… In a previous blog I highlighted some of the reasons many in the … Continue reading →
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Personal data security fears are preventing households in the UK from disposing of old, broken and unused electricals correctly according to a new survey by REPIC, the UK’s largest WEEE producer compliance scheme. 69% of people questioned admitted to having … Continue reading →
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Consumers in the UK and US will have a greater focus on the sustainability of the food they consume, the waste that is produced and the recyclability of packaging in 2018, according to new research. Innova Market Insights’ top five … Continue reading →
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