15th February 2018
Guernsey’s “Pay As You Throw” System To Be Introduced Next Year

Guernsey’s “Pay As You Throw” System To Be Introduced Next Year

The introduction of the Island of Guernsey’s new “pay as you throw” system will begin next year, according to States of Guernsey officials.  Ahead of the introduction, from September this year, new collections will also be introduced for food waste … Continue reading

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6th February 2018
Plastics Tax Should Be Used To Increase Recycling – FPA

Plastics Tax Should Be Used To Increase Recycling – FPA

The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) has called for all taxes set in place to tackle the environmental impact of plastic and packaging should be directed into increasing recycling and reducing litter. Executive director of the FPA, Martin Kersh said the … Continue reading

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2nd February 2018
SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

SEPA Combats Illegal Fly-Tipping In Fort William

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has responded to complaints of persistent flytipping at an illegal site in Fort William and is working with the local community to address the problem. On Monday 29 January, officers from the Scottish Environment … Continue reading

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1st February 2018
£500,000 Fund Opens To Boost Surplus Food Redistribution In England

£500,000 Fund Opens To Boost Surplus Food Redistribution In England

Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey outlined the criteria of the Food Waste Reduction Fund at today’s Courtauld Commitment 2025 Signatory Summit, held in London yesterday (31 January). Expressions of Interest are now welcome to the £500,000 fund provided by Defra, and administered by sustainability experts … Continue reading

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30th January 2018
Scrap Metal Dealer Jailed After £200,000 VAT Fraud

Scrap Metal Dealer Jailed After £200,000 VAT Fraud

A Scottish scrap metal dealer who failed to pay more than £200,000 of VAT he charged his customers, has been jailed for 18 months, after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Russell Goodenough, 48, of Auchterarder, set … Continue reading

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29th January 2018
Skip Company Fined After Employee Seriously-Injured

Skip Company Fined After Employee Seriously-Injured

A Stockton-based waste recycling company has today been fined after a worker was injured following a workplace transport accident in September 2016. Teesside Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 30 September 2016, the employee of Skippy Waste Services Ltd was walking … Continue reading

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26th January 2018
Haulage Company To Pay £109,000 For Dumping On Devon Farms

Haulage Company To Pay £109,000 For Dumping On Devon Farms

A Devon haulage and site clearance company faces a bill of more than £100,000 for dumping thousands of tonnes of soil and stone on farmland. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. CC Haulage & Sons Ltd is a … Continue reading

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26th January 2018
Car Breaker Fined For Waste Documentation Offences

Car Breaker Fined For Waste Documentation Offences

Earlier this week (24 January), Paul Tranter of Turnings, Knighton, pleaded guilty at Merthyr Tydfil Magistrates’ Court to a charge of failing to produce waste transfer notes for his business. The 49-year-old was fined £2,000, ordered to pay £1,782.68 in … Continue reading

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