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16th January 2018
EAC Launches Enquiry Into Chinese Waste Import Ban

EAC Launches Enquiry Into Chinese Waste Import Ban

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is seeking written evidence submissions to support a one-off evidence session into the impact of the recent Chinese ban on imported plastic and paper waste. On 1 January 2018, China’s ban on the import of … Continue reading

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12th January 2018
Chinese Waste Restriction: Operators Already Finding Alternative Markets – Gove

Chinese Waste Restriction: Operators Already Finding Alternative Markets – Gove

Waste operators are already finding alternative export markets for waste, according to a written ministerial statement by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, following the announcement last year that China intends to crack down on its contaminated waste imports. The statement follows … Continue reading

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10th August 2017
Ministers Urged To Intervene Over Chinese Waste Import Ban

Ministers Urged To Intervene Over Chinese Waste Import Ban

Four Government Ministers have received a joint letter from The Recycling Association and Confederation of Paper Industries requesting “high level diplomacy” regarding the Chinese ban on the import of recyclable materials. With the Chinese Government recently notifying the World Trade … Continue reading

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27th July 2017
Contamination “Hindering” Scotland’s Recycling Potential

Contamination “Hindering” Scotland’s Recycling Potential

Contamination of waste being sent to Scotland’s material recovery facilities (MRFs) is “hindering” Scotland’s ability to maximise the quantity and quality of material available from recycling, according to a report published today (27 July) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency … Continue reading

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