The Government is planning to bring forward the first Environment Bill in 20 year, the Prime Minister Teresa May has revealed. The PM made the announcement as she gave evidence to the Liaison Committee yesterday (18 July) regarding air quality, … Continue reading →
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Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a “comprehensive review” that aims to “beef up” the government’s approach to how it tackles the scourge of waste crime. A Call for Evidence has been launched which aims to enable a stakeholders to have their … Continue reading →
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Environment Secretary Michael Gove has been sent a number of recommendations on reforming the packaging value chain, which are now reportedly set to “inform future policy decision making”. Following a round table discussion convened by the Secretary of State, Michael … Continue reading →
A deposit return scheme intended to increase recycling rates and “slash the amount of waste polluting our land and seas” will be introduced in England, subject to consultation later this year, it was confirmed by Defra today (28 March). UK … Continue reading →
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Four cross-sector actions have been set out by WRAP and INCPEN to help reduce the environmental damage caused by the way we use and dispose of plastic. In December 2017, Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Gove asked WRAP … Continue reading →
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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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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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