30th May 2018
Hammond Urged To Give Evidence On New Environmental Watchdog

Hammond Urged To Give Evidence On New Environmental Watchdog

The chair of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), Mary Creagh, has written a letter to Philip Hammond requesting that he or another Minister gives evidence for the Committee’s inquiry into the proposal for a new environmental watchdog. The EAC has … Continue reading

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20th March 2018
Plastics Recycling Industry Welcomes PRN Review

Plastics Recycling Industry Welcomes PRN Review

The British Plastics Federation Recycling Group (BPFRG) has welcomed the news that the National Audit Office (NAO) to assess the packaging recovery note (PRN) scheme’s performance. In response to the recent report from Eunomia ‘Plastic Packaging Shredding Light on the … Continue reading

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9th March 2018
Government Rejects “Latte Levy” In Favour Of Voluntary Action

Government Rejects “Latte Levy” In Favour Of Voluntary Action

The Government has “refused to take any decisive action” on the complex issue of coffee cups – including the introduction of a “latte levy” – and has instead chosen to rely on voluntary commitments, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) says. … Continue reading

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26th February 2018
EAC Accuses Government Of “Dragging Its Feet” Over Plastic Waste

EAC Accuses Government Of “Dragging Its Feet” Over Plastic Waste

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has accused the UK Government of “dragging its feet” when it comes to how it intends to tackle the amount of plastic waste finding its way into the environment. EAC chair, Mary Creagh MP, has … Continue reading

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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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5th January 2018
Organisations Respond To The EAC’s Calls For A “Latte Levy”

Organisations Respond To The EAC’s Calls For A “Latte Levy”

A number of waste and resources organisations, including CIWM, have this morning responded to calls from the Environmental Audit Committee for a 25p levy on disposable coffee cups, in its latest report, “Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups”. CIWM would like to … Continue reading

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15th September 2017
EAC Relaunches Disposable Packing Enquiry

EAC Relaunches Disposable Packing Enquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is relaunching its predecessor’s inquiry into Disposable Coffee Cups and Plastic Bottles. The previous Committee’s inquiry received over 100 submissions of evidence but was never completed due to the General Election. The decision follows the … Continue reading

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26th April 2017
Gov Has “No Clear Plan” For Global Sustainability Goals, EAC Finds

Gov Has “No Clear Plan” For Global Sustainability Goals, EAC Finds

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has criticised the Government for failing to set out a “clear plan to deliver the Sustainable Development (SDG) here in the UK. The SDGs were agreed by nations at the UN in 2015, setting targets … Continue reading

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