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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12th April 2017
Deposit Schemes Would Make Council Recycling “Less Efficient” – LARAC

Deposit Schemes Would Make Council Recycling “Less Efficient” – LARAC

LARAC has responded to a recent call for evidence from the Environmental Audit Committee on disposable packaging, by stating its position against deposit return schemes for plastic bottles and highlighting how much progress local authorities have made in the collection … Continue reading

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